PebbleCreek Quilters

General Meeting
June 12, 2017 

Board Members Present:  Chris Booth, Karen Bogadi, Donna Aybar, Linda Shaver, Pam Murphy, Joanne Kraatz, Mary Sheldon, Liz Gray; Webmaster Ronda Jones, Emeritus Nancy Treece. 

President Chris Booth called the meeting to order at 6:55 PM.  

The Minutes of the May 8, 2017, General Meeting stand approved as posted.  

Reports of Officers and Standing Committees: 

President:  Chris thanked Ronda for making 11 dog beds.  They were delivered to the Humane Society last week, to be sent with dogs who are being fostered out.  

Vice President:
  No Report
Secretary:  No Report 

Treasurer:  There is $13,400 in checking.  The full report can be viewed on the website. 

Education:  Linda Shaver reported on the following programs and opportunities: 

     * Pinheads workshop led by Karen Bogadi was Thursday, May 11.  The project was a Mouse
       Pincushion by Fig Tree Quilts.  The pattern is in the library - to be used only in the room. 

     * Skill builder’s workshop, led by Linda Shaver and Pam Murphy, was held May 23.  18
       participants learned to make fabric wrapped rope bowls and placemats. 

     * The Farmer’s Wife group continues to meet on Thursday and Sunday afternoons. 

     * Modern Quilt group has stopped meeting for the summer and will resume in September. 

     *  Cabin Tracks (Wendy’s Road to Recovery) workshop on Monday evenings led by Liz Gray
        Mary Sheldon.  Met last Monday and will meet again on the 19th and 26th.  You may still
        join them - a really fun project. 

     * A Christmas workshop will be held on Tuesday, June 20, from 10:00am to 3:00pm.  The
       announcement of projects has gone out to all members and is posted on the website;
       material requirements have been added - in brown print.  Instructors include Cathy Howell
       Jean Fry, Liz Gray, Chris Booth, as well as Pam Murphy and Linda Shaver.  Social will
       provide food and fun.  Scrapbookers and card makers-bring Christmas stamps for use on
       cards and gift tags.  Check out our display if you didn’t have a chance prior to the meeting.
       Please RSVP to Ronda if attending so we will have enough lunch for all.  Feel free to come  
       and go during the day as you please. 

     * July Skill Builder - July 25 - Karen Bogadi - project TBD. 

     * August Skill Builder; There will be an instruction meeting on August 7th, 4:15-5:30; the
       actual class time will be August 22nd.  Mary Sheldon will be doing an awesome bag.  Start
       watching for a perfect jelly roll; the pattern will be in the Programs box in the library for
       you to look over before class time.  

     * November Skill Builder - Carolyn Ryder will help us make an awesome quilt, tentatively
       scheduled for November 28th. 

LongArm:  No Report 

Community Service: Donna, JoAnn, and Pam delivered 31 quilts this month for a total so far this year of 74.  Bags were taken to the New Life Center.  They were given a tour of the SW Advocacy Center, where our quilts are displayed on the walls.  We need to send them four more quilts so all seven rooms will be decorated with quilts. 
We have many completed tops; need a volunteer to cut batting and backings for them.
Donna demonstrated how she collects scraps in an old pillowcase; when full, sews it closed, then makes a covering of heavier upholstery fabric for making dog beds. 
August 8th, from 1-4 pm will be a workshop to make dog beds.
August 15th, from 9-4 will be red, white and blue day.

Publicity:  No Report 

Social:  Mary will have lunch and fun for the June 20th Christmas workshop. 

Windows:  Liz has an assortment of quilts in the window.  Mary Sheldon’s awesome quilt is on display in the large window across the hall. 

Webmaster:  Watch for future news re our enhanced email system , per Ronda. 

New Business: 

The Creative Arts Festival will be December 2, from 9-3.  If you want to sell your own items, get an application in the Gallery. 

Jean Fry announced there will again be a bus going to Road to California in January.  Contact Jean if you are interested in going. 
The next General Meeting will be July 10th.

JoAnne Kraatz motioned to adjourn; Karen Bogadi seconded; Meeting adjourned at 7:20 PM. 

Followed by Show and Tell.
Respectfully Submitted
Nancy Treece, for Helen Phillips, Secretary