Wednesday, March 16, 2016

March Meeting Minutes

We hope you were able to attend Saturday's meeting. Though we haven't had many meetings, the March get together was super fun!

Karen M was the President for the Day. Thanks, Karen!

1. The introductory question was: What place inspires you artistically?
  • Prado in Madrid
  • Swedish countryside
  • Filoli gardens
  • Instagram
  • nature in general
  • California coast
  • daydreaming at the kitchen window
  • Pinterest
  • Montara State Beach
  • Yosemite Valley
  • buildings
  • beach
  • Big Sur Coast
  • Palace of the Legion of Honor
  • top rim of the Grand Canyon
  • industrial parks
  • architecture
  • AQS Museum
  • old factories
  • BAM meetings
  • Google shapes and designs
  • San Francisco
  • tile
  • quilt shows
  • Aquarium
  • India
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles
  • Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • being in the shower (free to let the mind wander)
  • cultural items on location
  • Paul Klee
  • redwood trees
  • Puerto Rico
  • Mexico
2. Ongoing Projects:

Lending Library: we have a small lending library. Contact Kelly for access.

Charity Quilts: people are needed to quilt tops and make postage stamp blocks into tops. See Peggy or Michelle.

Challenge: Shape & Structure Challenge is due in April.

Sew Day: April 2 at 10am

3. Retreat: Save the date: September 30-Oct 2.

4. Upcoming events:
  • Mini-quilt swap: 4/10 is the deadline to send an inspiration photo to Ruth
  • Bring nice things, which will be made into raffle baskets. You get tickets based on the value of the items you bring and you can buy tickets
  • June: Destash Party
5. Quilty Happenings:
  • EBHQ Show next weekend in Richmond 
  • Make It Modern Events - June 9-12. Sign up now for 2 fantastic classes with Libs Elliot and Christina Camelli.
  • San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles - Kaffe Exhibit through mid July.
6. QuiltCon: Those who attended gave a report.

7. Erin won the giveaway.

We hope to see you at a future meeting.

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