June Meeting Minutes

Eugene Modern Quilt Guild ~ Minutes: June 8, 2016 (prepared by Malika) 
Meeting was called to order by President Kelly promptly at 7 PM with 25 members and 6 guests (5 from Corvallis Modern Quilt Guild) in attendance. Ten members signed in for the Show and Tell segment of the meeting.
Guild announcements and discussions:
Our official photographer, Missy, would not be available so attendees were welcome to use their cell phone cameras for their own photos of presentations.
Kelly reminded all to bring their completed skill building blocks from previous months to the July meeting for completion of the donation quilt. This includes the 17” Dresden Plate squares.  This month’s skill building squares was presented by Daisy was English Paper Piecing.
Kelly asked for raised hands by those who were successful in signing into the Modern Quilt Guild web site and were willing to couch others how to do it as well.
The group was queried as to who was interested in participating in the Coburg Quilt Show with no responses given.
 Nelda made an announcement regarding the July 20-25 Lane County Fair Registration is open on line and Parking is a fund raiser for the Lane County Mounted Patrol.
The joint Corvallis & Eugene Modern Quilt Guilds Lunch Pot Luck will be held July 25th with the wine tasting starting at noon and finishing with the tote bag swap.
A drop-in Sit & Sew will happen on June 28th from 10:30 until 2 PM at the Willamette St. Market of Choice           
Bonnie Glass offered updates and encouragements to  those of us who are participating in the Fandom Swaps in preparation for the September reveals. During the Show & Tell portion of the meeting Shawna Haynes shared some of the mini quilts she has received over time for Fandom Swaps or Geek Swaps.
Mindy Reeves, Jayne Scoggin, Brenda Olson, Linda Delaplain, Denise Nash, Jill McKenney, Bonnie Glass and Susan Rodgers also participated in the Show and Tell sharing.
The Quilts in the Garden quilt show in Corvallis will be held from 10 AM to 4 PM on July 23rd. 
The next meeting of the Eugene Modern Quilt Guild will take place at 6:30 pm om July 13th at the McNeil-Riley House on West 13th Ave.

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