1 By chairperson 10 members in attendance.
Treasures report: Reviewed and accepted by membership. Reminder membership for 2015 due January 2015.
Agenda topic discussions:.
1 NEW MEETING LOCATION: East London Artisan Centre, leased signed, extensive free parking available at location, Our January meeting will be held at the new location at which we will participate in an open house being held that day .Our meeting will follow after the open house. More details will follow with meeting reminder.
2 MEMBERSHIP DUES: Due January 2015, $45.00 Visitors cost $5.00 per meeting is still available.
3 COMMUNITY OUTREACH UPDATE: Lyndsey is working with the Limberlost Group on a new quilt project. Lyndsey has designed a quilt which each participant will quilt a square representing the flag of their homeland. Fabric scrap donations are needed in primary colours. For example shades of red, green, blue, yellow, white or any other colours you think may help with this project. Please bring to or next meeting as they will be most appreciated.
4 MODERN QUILT GUILD UPDATE: SHEILAGH shared the phenomenal growth in membership for 2014. An increase in dues may be required to provide the same services. There is a very positive response and participation in the web seminars, they will continue for 2015 .Some discussion among other guilds with regard to the number of challenges and are their too many each year. Chantal thought free material and patterns should not be a problem as participation is optional.
5 QUILTCON CHARITY QUILT REVEAL: our quilt design made it to the front page of the Modern Quilt Guild Website! Only the border remains to be finished the workmanship is beautiful as is the design our guild should be proud. Both Kristyn and Sheilagh entered quilts for QUILTCON. Kristyn had one of her entry’s accepted.
6 SHOW AND SHARE: all mug rugs were shared with group and a thread package won.
7 EAT & BE MERRY: and we certainly did both, great treats and conversation to end our year.