Our President Ava Moore called the meeting to order at 1:13 p.m.
Ava Moore opened meeting and spoke of next month’s Quilt Challenge in which we will discuss members’ new quilting techniques. We will be celebrating the chapter’s tenth anniversary with a trunk show.
Treasurer’s Report by Darleen Sanford:
Bank account, $5000
Membership reported by Jill Erickson:
Total membership, 63
14 members attending this meeting.
Guests, Linda Hines – Quilters of South Carolina Representative; Avis Dawkins; Chereyl
EQ8 Workshop, Given by Cheryl Brickey: will be on August 12. See Darleen Sanford.
Library, Ruth Freyer: Ruth discussed the possibility of organizing a separate section of the
library for quilting fiction.
Philanthropy, Cindy Lange: All donated quilts were dropped off.
Landrum Quilt Show will be held at the Landrum Farmers’ Market, June 15-17.
Cheryel Budnaitis spoke of the SC Upcountry Guild. They will be holding a tee shirt quilt class
on June 10.
Linda Hines spoke of The Quilters of SC Guild. Their retreat will be held in Myrtle Beach,
Ava Moore gave a slide-show summary of the survey results in which 41 members responded.
Disposition of the February 2023 Quiltcon Challenge was discussed with no resolution.
Show and Tell:
Amanda Stegen showed her baby quilt from her iPhone that already went to the new arrival!
Program for Today:
Amanda Stegen gave a detailed description how to navigate The MQG
website. Members participated on their laptops.
We are working on a design for the 2024 Quiltcon Challenge. There were great ideas presented and we could not decide between two of them. A Design Team was formed and will be deciding on a pattern as the two ideas are worked on some more. Updates to follow.
14 Members and two guests in attendance.
Philanthropy – There were 8 charity quilts donated in our current meeting, Thanks all!
Meeting adjourned at 3:22.
Our next meeting will be Saturday, July 1, 2023.
Submitted by Phyllis Costa, acting Secretary for the day.