Monday, August 24, 2009

We have moved

Greetings Quilters,
Just a reminder to all of you WE HAVE MOVED!!! Meeting September 14,
2009 will be at the Solid Ground Restaurant, 412 S McCulloch Blvd in
Pueblo West. If you are coming from the  West on HWY 50 turn right at McCulloch stop
light, go past the Vectra bank( on your left,) past Deli Dave's( on
your left), there will be a row of connected businesses on your
left, Solid Ground will be the first you will see, ( on your left),
you can park in the back or the front.
If you are coming  from the East on HWY 50 turn left at the McCulloch stop light
then follow directions above.

The Sept. meeting will be a work night. Bring your machines if you
wish. I will be giving a Demo on how to trace your enlarged picture
for the Silhouette quilts. Supply list will be emailed to you around
or after Labor Day.

Have a good Labor Day weekend.
Our President Mary will be presiding at the Sept meeting.

Vice President-Patsy

Pueblo West Quilter's

Secretary's Report

August 4, 2009

 Vice President Patsy Morris called the meeting to order at 7:00pm at
the Ecumenical Church of Pueblo West. Patsy was filling in for Mary
due to out of state guests. Patsy welcomed members and three guests:
Roberta Gonzales, Marcia St. Clair, and Sandra Barringer.

Secretary Report: A copy was sent out by email, postal mail, and can
be found on our blog: Motion to
approve was made by Judy and 2nd by Katya.

 Treasurer's Report: Vicki reported a balance of $2,134.98. Motion to
approve was made by Sue and 2nd by Evie.

 Old Business:

A new location for the PWQ meeting has been found by Mary and Patsy-
Solid Ground Restaurant located at 412 S Mcculloch Blvd. The owner
will not charge a rental fee in return that PWQ patronage the business
(please mention that you are a member of PWQ).

There is a large banquet room that holds up to 100 people. There are
tables and chairs already available and electrical outlets. The
kitchen will NOT be available, so refreshments need to be cookies or
such and drinks (keep simple). The board members would like to donate
$25/month for September, October, and November to the restaurant.
Monday nights are available for our meeting.

A vote was conducted for approval of new location- Majority voted in
favor of new location.

A vote was also conducted for the meeting to return to Monday nights-
Majority voted in favor for meetings to return to Monday nights.

A vote was also conducted to move the time to 6:30 or to keep at 7:00-
Majority voted to keep the meeting time at 7:00pm.

 Patsy informed everyone that the September meeting will be held at
7:00pm Monday September 14th(due to Labor day) at the Solid Ground

 Patsy informed everyone that we will still be donating the quilt to
the Ecumenical Church due to the fact that we have been at the church
for almost a year and have not been paying any rent. The quilt was
presented to members after it had been quilted by Mari Pretzer.

The silent auction will still be at the Ecumenical Church Saturday,
October 24th.

 Vicki informed members that the Fon's & Porter magazine is still
offering the renew/buy subscriptions where $5 goes to the guild.

 Christmas Committee: The committee explained to members the plans for
the party:

Party will be at Rosario's Restaurant 2930 N Elizabeth on Dec 1st,
2009. Dinner will be at 6:30, can arrive at 6:00pm. Members who would
like to attend are asked to pay $7.50, Guest fee $22.00. Please RSVP
and pay Vicki. The committee also presented in lieu of the voluntary
gift exchange, Members who would like to participate, make up a
favorite table runner kit (around $20), print pattern and buy the
fabric needed for the kit.

 New Business:

Patsy ask for volunteers-need 3, for the Nominating Committee for 2010
Board. Katya, Alta, and Jeanne volunteered. They will be getting in
touch with all members to see who is interested.

President Mary will be back in September

The September program will be provided by Patsy demo Silhouette
technique/ Sew night for silent auction items

Fat 1/4 drawing for September will be purples and lavenders

 BOM: Presented for Mary by Patsy and Crystal
Simple 9-patch done in red, white, and black- 3 1/2 squares. Colors
can be in any random pattern.

 Pick 2 Challenge:
Crystal presented the "pick 2" challenge to members. Member who wanted
to participate were asked to pick 2 crayon colors from a bag. Those
two colors must be used in a item that must not exceed 30" X 30".
Members may also use black and/or white. Rules and instructions were
also passed out. A viewer's choice prize will be given.

Fat 1/4- 24 kid's prints- Rachel;Name tag- Joann;BOM- 16 Indian mat blocks- Jennifer;In-house- Renee, Janet, Crystal

 LUV Quilts:


Alta- Grand Champion blue bonnet quilt;Vicki- snow ball, baby quilt, purple star quilt;Patsy-baby quilt, baby fairy quilt, antique quilt;Janet- Wounded Warriors quilt;Crystal- 3 stooges quilt, rwb quilt, pillowcase;Charlotte-paper pieced table topper;Jennifer-grandmother's cross stitch quilt; Jean- snowball quilt;Sue-author autographed quilts, Colorado romance novels;Sandy- horse quilt, aprons;Evie-applique pillows, paper pieced wall hangings, folded fabric wall hanging
 Meeting was adjourned to enjoy refreshments and our demo provided by
Joey Snow- Quilted cutting mat and tool bag.
Submitted by,
Crystal Martinez, Secretary