September Meeting Recap


35 members signed in
2 Guests:
Linda S from Lake Worth
Sherry Pasquariello just moved from CA - Linda Licht and Charlotte invited her. She joined online - 79 members total.
Inaugural 50/50 raffle - LindaG
Name tag raffle - LindaS
BOM - Cathy


Treasurers report - Chris out of town.

Nominating committee - there a few open positions still to be filled. If you’re interested in something then approach the board or member in the current position. Thanks Barbara and Sheila for all your hard work making these calls.

  • President - AJ Grossman

  • Secretary - Available

  • Treasurer - maybe Cindy Mandarano

  • VP of Events - Isabella

  • VP of Education - Nicole Kaplan

  • VP of Projects - Brenda Zimmerman

BQE: Special Presentation

Judy spoke about quilt entry:

  • Deadline is February 8th, 2018

  • Quilt collection is February 11th

  • Judging is Tuesday and Wednesday

  • Collection is Monday after the show is finished

  • First 200 entries are guaranteed to be exhibited

Norah spoke about quilt sales.

Community Project Updates:

Community Service : Please bring in any quilt tops or parts of the French braid pattern. Bring in everything you wish to donate.

Ryan’s Case for Smiles - Miami Chapter. Bring back in the finished cases washed and pressed in Ziploc bags.

BOM: Spooky Eyes

Mystery QAL:

Show & Tell of Clue #5: Quilt Block Sky Moon Stars

Patti read the final Clue #6 for Mystery QAL


The Lucky Project Bag swap was a success! Eleven members participated.

Six Lucky Project Bag Tutorial by May Chappell pouches were turned in for the SFMQG BQE sale table. Click to enlarge.

2019 Quiltcon charity Quilt:

Karla showed the Quiltcon challenge top completed. Charlotte will be big stitch hand quilting it. Kerrilyn will add the binding.


Hand Sashiko Workshop on October 6th. Increased workshop size to 25 - 19 signed up so far. Register here.

Program: National Sewing Month

Charlotte taught us how to make nifty travel pin cushions! Make extra to sell at SFMQG BQE sale table. Click picture to enlarge.

Show & Tell:

Click picture to enlarge.


Larger Pictures with details from meeting in our Gallery

Some of the members participated in the StitchCraft Challenge and attended the Tea after the meeting. Our own Maureen Drudi won Best Large Quilt Award for her My Ocean quilt. See Gallery.

For Your Information:

Remember to check Quilt News and Events page for quilty fun and contests you may want to enter.