Chilliwack PieceMakers Quilting Guild

 
 
 

September Meeting 

Programs

The committee met and came up with many topic for future meetings.  Sept is FAN's 'From a Tiny Seed'.  October is Heather Wiebe from Hamels she will be talking about tools, November is Maureen Woods talking about foundation paper piecing and a trunk show.

Fat Quarter Draw

This month the colour is Brown.  Remember there is no limit to the number you can contribute, and for each fat quarter you bring your name will be entered into the draw.

We Care

A new member will be requested at the Sept meeting to join the committee.  We Care is making a special project for a community member who sent a request for a baby quilt.

Membership - Registration

39 members paid in May and June. Asking for next Septembers membership dues to be paid during the  June meeting to ease the way for September and Darlene as Karlie will be absent that meeting.  Still $30.00 for the 2019 - 2020 year. Hamels and Countryfolk door prizes have been picked up.  The buddy program will continue with a new sign up, will ask for member volunteers to be buddies.  Janet will be an on call buddy if someones buddy does not attend a meeting.

Newsletter

Next reports are due Mon Sept 9 or earlier.  

Library

Two new books were purchased for the Sept meeting. Magazine subscriptions have been renewed.

Retreat

Retreat has 20 members paid, next payment is $100 due at the Sept meeting.

Advertising

Posters advertising the guild and meeting dates will be placed in the quilt stores.

Quilt Show

Fabric was purchased in the summer. Joanne B washed and pressed the fabric.  Next meeting in Fri Sept 6 to plan the project and precut fabric.

Sunshine/Hospitality

A reminder will go out to members that styro or paper cups will no longer be available, they will need to bring their own cup.

New Business

Insurance and CQA to be paid soon.

Hall rental is due end of the Sept.

Post office box key will be kept by Doris F, she will check for mail weekly.

Old Business

Sewing room visits to be arranged by Janet, looking for a date in Nov or in the spring.

November Meeting 

Treasurer

A new form for handing in cash has been made up, this is for Connie to varify the amount received. Made contact with the Chilliwack Arts Council but no response, might need to visit the office. Will make an announcement in the newsletter to remind members no cheques will be written at the meetings, if a cheque is needed the reimbursement form must be emailed 2 days prior to the meeting.

Programs

November is Maureen Woods talking about foundation paper piecing and a trunk show, December will be our annual pot luck dinner with games.

Sew Days

Discussion around finding a location for a regular once a month Sat sew day for drop in.  Likely need a free location as the numbers can not be garanteed each month.  Suggestion to check into the UFV for a room or Sardis Library.

Fat Quarter Draw

This month the colour is Red.  Remember there is no limit to the number you can contribute, and for each fat quarter you bring your name will be entered into the draw.

We Care

27 Christmas kits were taken by the members to be sewn up and returned at the Novemeber or December meeting. A new order of labels was sent in.

Membership - Registration

70 paid members to date. Cherri and Karlie will work on a new poster advertising the guild, to be placed around town.

Newsletter

Next reports are due Mon 11 Nov or earlier.  

Bus Trips

Karri gave a detailed account of what is involved in hiring a bus and taking it to the US with members.  It was decided if a trip to the US was organized it would be done through car pooling and not with a bus.  Karri will look into what is coming to La Connor next year. Discussion of maybe a bus trip to Victoria or Mederia Park.

Retreat

Final payment will be due at the Nov meeting.  Suggestion to look into the retreat location in Agassiz (Hope Retreats) for the future.

Make & Take

Nov mini project will be a needle book/case, asking for them to be signed and placed in a paper bag.  December will be a Christmas ornament handmade.

Quilt Show

Next meeting is Nov 23 Sat to sew all the blocks together for the second prize quilt.  Call for Quilt Show Committee volunteers will be done again at the November meeting, committee leaders still needed are Advertizing, Raffle Ticket Sales, Decorations. Discussion about new curtains for the frames.  Will check at Overseas to see what they have available or can be ordered in for us.  Once the fabric is purchased there will be a sewing day, would like to have them all done before summer.

New Business

A donation of $250 will be sent to CQA for the Viewers Choice Award.

An answer of yes will be sent to the person requesting to use the Chilliwack Piecemakers in an obituary as a dontation place in place of flowers.

Karlie and Cherri have volunteered to scan all the old minutes and place them in Google Docs, then shread all the paper files

Old Business

Insurance has been paid and has the hall rental on the form.

Youth bag program only needs 9 male deodorant and 11 mittens. $20 donation will purchase last few items needed.  Date set for delivery of all the bags is Tue 3 Dec.  Date Sat Nov 30 is for filling the bags at Sardis Library at 10 am.  Will be asking for volunteers at the November meeting.

 

 

October Meeting 

Programs

October is Heather Wiebe from Hamels she will be talking about tools, November is Maureen Woods talking about foundation paper piecing and a trunk show.

Fat Quarter Draw

This month the colour is Green.  Remember there is no limit to the number you can contribute, and for each fat quarter you bring your name will be entered into the draw.

We Care

We Care is making a special project for a community member who sent a request for baby quilts, Gail and Ginger have completed the top, Beatrice will quilt them and Lyn will do the binding. Request from Stolo Nation will be refered to the Chilliwack Guild but if they do not wish to respond our guild will.  Pearl Society is looking for a donation quilt they can use as a fundraiser, Hannah has donated a top, Beatrice will quilt it and Hannah will do the binding.

Membership - Registration

60 paid members to date.  The membership list will be updated at the end of the Oct meeting.  Membership list will be distributed to all members. Cherri will be making a goodie bag for the new members to receive. Discussion on how to improve the buddy program, will check with those who are on the list if they want to stay on it and for those members who are the buddies.  Need to be sure all new members and guests sit with someone. Janet, Grace L and Kate volunteered to be floaters if a buddy is needed.

Newsletter

Next reports are due Fri 4 Oct or earlier.  

Library

Circulation of books could be better. When new books or magazines arrive there is a line-up to take them out.

Retreat

Two openings came available but have been filled by two members on the waiting list. Final payment will be due at the Nov meeting.

Make & Take

Mug rugs will be swapped at the October meeting, asking for them to be signed on the back and placed in a paper bag.  Nov mini project will be a needle book.

Quilt Show

Next meeting is Oct 5 to sew all the blocks together.  Grace L volunteered to quilt it, We Care will donate the batting. Donation item for the Gwen Vaughn Park is completed. Intro of the 2nd prize quilt, blocks made by the members will done at the Oct meeting.  Call for Quilt Show Committee volunteers will be done at October meeting.

Sunshine/Hospitality

Need to print more cards, Karlie has the file.

Old Business

Hall rental and CQA insurance has been paid.

Youth bag program needs more bags and a few other items to be listed on hte webpage and in the newsletter.  Date set for delivery of all the bags is Tue 3 Dec.  Janet will check on a date (either Nov 23 or 30) for filling the bags at Sardis Library.

Twoonie Sew day is planned and booked for Sat 2 Nov from 10 till 7, cost $2 at the Community of Christ Church.  The guild is paying for the Hall rental $100.

 

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