and Bring & Brag
Scrappy Ladies Quilt Guild
Regular Meeting Minutes
July 12, 2021
CALL TO ORDER By Marilynn Centa
Opening & Thought for the Day - Mary Filer
Birthdays - Linda Bickle
Minutes: We still need a secretary. If we can't get a volunteer, one will be appointed each meeting.
Treasurers Report: $6043.62 in general account. We have used $1215.13 of our $2425.00 budget.
Raffle Account: $3047.00. We made $603.00 in La Veta
Membership - 47 members - 26 members in attendance
2021 Raffle Quilt Drawing - Winner Patti Rodriquez of Pueblo!
Raffle Quilt 2022- "My Blue Heaven" completed. Maryellen and Sue Barcus will
meet for picture to use for publicity.
August- Joan Musick - $200 program fee. Possible workshop later.
October- Mrs. Moo ink painting on fabric. Eighteen members present signed up for this class. Liquitex Acrylic for fabric, firm wedge style paint brushes, and***Derwent ink tense** pencils are recommended by Mrs. Moo. Hobby Lobby carries the supplies and the cost could be split between two or three people as they are approximately $40. Mrs. Moo may also share some of her paints for a $10 fee.
The class cost is $25 and money is due by August.
December - Christmas Party
Possible ideas for future programs are borders, mitered corners, and shopping bags.
Charity Quilts: Deb B. and Nancy S.- So far this year we have received 37 quilts from our members for our charity projects. We got 6 more quilts today. We also have 39 pillowcases for the Youth Center Christmas, and we got 8 more at todays meeting. We need 25 more by the November meeting. Today's members agreed to use monetary donations to buy pillows for each pillowcase. Deb will be collecting donations.
La Veta - Art in the Park in La Veta was very successful. As noted before we sold $603 in tickets that day. Thank you to Kate for all your work on getting SLQG a table.. Thanks to all who worked the sales.
Quilt Racks- Quilt show racks have been moved to Kate's storage unit. After discussion Deb B. moved and Barb H. seconded a motion to sell the quilt racks. The motion passed unanimously.
PA System - Jan took care of purchasing our new PA System. It was put into use today.
Thanks, Jan for doing this for us. I think we could all hear better.
Retreat - Final payment must be made by the August meeting per Carolyn B.
Walsenburg Craft Show-Tommi will check on this. Any quilt sold must donate 10% to the church. It's to be held the first Saturday in November.
Aguilar Days- August 7-$10 fee for space. We need to bring our own pop- up tent, table, and chairs. Marilynn, Nancy, Noni, Margaret, Tommi, and Linda B have volunteered to work the event. Tommi suggested we have clipboards available for those buying tickets to use.
Christmas Luncheon -Committee members are Noni, Vicki, Patti Kelly, Sandy Tommi, and Fay. They will meet before the next meeting to determine where it will be held.
La Veta Octoberfest - Kate will check into a table as a possible venue to sell tickets for the 2022 Raffle Quilt. The cost is $70 for a 10x10 space. The date is October 2.
Future Quilt Show - Nancy is eyeing a new building in Colorado City where Scrappy Ladies could possibly hold a quilt show. Possible venues for Raffle Quilt ticket sales are car shows and Greenhorn Valley events.
ByLaws, Standing Rules, Statement of Purpose-: A committee has been established to review these documents. The committee members are Jan Z, Maryellen, and Kate K.
>Ricky Timms is looking for office personnel. Contact Kate if interested.
>Fabric on back table is free to take. Anything left is to be thrown away (per Nancy's Friend!)
>The Westcliffe Quilt Show is Thursday-Sunday Set. 2-5 from 10am to 5pm. A raffle quilt drawing will be held at the end of the show. It will be held at the Lange Hall, 312 S. 3rd Street.
Meeting Adjourned- with Bring & Brag and Candy Bag Class by Kate followed adjournment
Submitted by Marilynn Centa, Temporary Secretary