Sunday, October 13, 2019

SSQG Minutes -- September 19, 2019


SSQG Meeting Minutes
Thursday, September 19, 2019
Minutes taken by __Marilyn
http://sassistrippersquiltguild.blogspot.com

  1. President/Call to order (Cheryl M.) – 6:35 p.m.
  2. Sign In, Welcome to Members and Guests – 18 including one new member. Welcome, Dee.
  3. Reading of the minutes and motion to accept –
    1. Motion made by: Merlene
    2. Motion seconded by: Karen
    3. Accepted by membership? - yes
  4. Reports of officers and committees
    1. Treasurer’s report (Fran F.) –
      1. Beginning Balance: $1,051.45
      2. Deposits:
      3. Expenditures: $ 41.74 (replacement bins to store quilt show poles)
      4. Ending Balance: $1,009.71
      5. Motion to accept:
        1. Motion made by: Mynan
        2. Motion seconded by: Becky
        3. Accepted by membership? - yes
    2. VP/Programming (Pam T.) - Next month: lesson on Burp Cloths and sewing Port Pillows for charity.
    3. Secretary (Marilyn H.) –.
    4. Historian (Elsie H.) -
    5. Blog (Marilyn H.)
    6. Unfinished Projects (UFOs – Mynan G. ) - Members who showed UFO’s at previous meeting selected prizes.
    7. Tabs (Mynan) - Still collecting tabs for Ronald McDonald House
    8. Door Prizes (Valerie K.) - Winners tonight: Karol, Betty, Cheryl
    9. Just Do It (Cheryl M.)
    10. Quilt Show (SSQG membership)
    11. Charity Quilts (Merlene L. & Karen W.) 300 bears are finished and will be donated along with quilts in October.
    12. Red/White/Blue Quilts (Sharon H./Mynan G.) 5 quilts submitted tonight as well as 45 flag blocks.
  5. Unfinished Business – Sew Day for burp clothes and port pillows will be at the October meeting. The New York Beauty II class taught by Judy Holley will be Saturday, November 2 from 9am to 3 pm at Broadmoor United Methodist Adult Education Building, Room 201.
  6. New business – Christmas Party: Cheryl will try to book the big room at City Cafe for Thursday, December 12 (or Wednesday, December 11).
  7. Program – Merlene, Karen and Monette told about their adventure to the Fall Paducah Quilt Show. They showed the treasures they bought. And, they modeled the jackets they made using Merlene’s pressed flowers technique. Pam demonstrated how to make Port Pillows and played a video with an alternate method.
  8. Show and Tell – Sharon, Merlene, Karen, Monette, Betty, Becky, Valerie, Fran, Pam, Dee, Marilyn.
  9. Announcements –
    1. Next meeting – Thursday, October 17, 2019
  10. Adjournment – 8:25 p.m.

Monday, September 16, 2019

September Meeting -- September 19, 2019


Hi All,

We will be meeting this Thursday, Sept 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Broadmoor United Methodist Church. 
10230 Mollylea Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

From Florida Blvd, turn onto Sharp Rd
Immediately AFTER Mollylea, turn into the driveway on right and continue to the left behind the Children's Building to the Adult Education Bldg. There is a giant lit parking lot back there. I will have a sign on the door. We will be in Room B105 of the Adult Education Bldg.

Remember to bring your $25.00 to reserve your space in the New York Beauty II class Nov. 2nd with Judy Holley. Class supply list is attached if you didn't see it before. 

Pam and Karol will be showing how to make port pillows for seatbelts for patients with a port. 

We will also be hearing about the recent trip that Merlene, Monnett, and Karen took to Paducah, KY, and see what all they brought back!

The minutes from the August meeting are attached. 

Looking forward to seeing you all,
Cheryl 







NEW YORK BEAUTY II

CLASS DESCRIPTION: Explore the possibilities by making a variety of New York Beauty blocks with various sized points and arcs. Mix and match the 8-inch blocks or choose a favorite and work with it. All points are paper pieced and all curves are sewn, no appliqué.

SUPPLY LIST:
  • Sewing machine, all feet & extension cord
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Rotary cutter, ruler & matt
  • Paper scissors & fabric scissors
  • Freezer paper & pen
  • Small bag for trash
  • Small 6” sq. ruler, opt.
  • Iron & pressing surface (2 people to an iron if possible)


FABRIC: To make scrappy blocks bring a collection of a dozen or more fabrics you like in at least fat quarter sizes. Bring various sizes and scales of prints: florals, plaids, checks, etc. Include lights, mediums and darks, the usual scrappy mix. For the points to show up you will fabrics with high contrast between the fabrics in the points and the point backgrounds. The points will be clear and distinct if these fabrics read as solids. Save the busy, interesting prints for the larger sections of the block.


All day class. 9-3. Bring lunch.
For reference see QNM Oct. 1999/No. 316, pgs. 44-49.

SSQG Minutes -- August 15, 2019


SSQG Meeting Minutes
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Minutes taken by __Marilyn
http://sassistrippersquiltguild.blogspot.com

  1. President/Call to order (Cheryl M.) – 6:33 p.m.
  2. Sign In, Welcome to Members and Guests – 13 + 2 guests who became members. Welcome Dianne and Caroline.
  3. Reading of the minutes and motion to accept –
    1. Motion made by: Mynan
    2. Motion seconded by: Elsie
    3. Accepted by membership? - yes
  4. Reports of officers and committees
    1. Treasurer’s report (Fran F.) –
      1. Beginning Balance: $1,071.58
      2. Deposits:
      3. Expenditures: 20.13
      4. Ending Balance: $1,051.45
      5. Motion to accept:
        1. Motion made by: Monette
        2. Motion seconded by: Betty
        3. Accepted by membership? - yes
    2. VP/Programming (Pam T.) - Investigating future program ideas.
    3. Secretary (Marilyn H.) – Up to date.
    4. Historian (Elsie H.) - Up to date.
    5. Blog (Marilyn H.) - Up to date.
    6. Unfinished Projects (UFOs – Mynan G. ) - Prizes were selected by members who showed UFOs at previous meetings.
    7. Tabs (Mynan) – Still collecting tabs for Ronald McDonald House.
    8. Door Prizes (Valerie K.) - Betty, Pam, Elsie
    9. Just Do It (Cheryl M.)
    10. Quilt Show (SSQG membership)
    11. Charity Quilts (Merlene L. & Karen W.) 20 charity quilts have been turned in so far. Expecting another 10 for the October delivery of quilts and bears.
    12. Red/White/Blue Quilts (Sharon H./Mynan G.) 6 quilts submitted tonight.
  5. Unfinished Business – A Judy Holley Class will be explored. Maybe the #2 New York Beauty (Double Ring) class. Cost would be about $30 per participant. Probably on a Saturday, not on an LSU home football game day.

  1. New business – Kathy visited with a Volunteer Coordinator at Woman’s Hospital to ask about possible charity items for the guild to make and donate. Suggestions included knitted/crocheted hats and port pockets for adult cancer patients; and, small quilts or burp cloths or bibs for babies graduating from the NICU. SSQG will plan a Sew Day. Members should bring any patterns they might find for these items.
  2. Program – Valerie presented an overview of Judy Holley’s Pet Portraits Class that she and Cheryl attended. Both showed samples.
  3. Show and Tell – Pam, Merlene, Monette, Caroline, Marilyn, Elsie
  4. Announcements –
    1. Next meeting – Thursday, September 19, 2019
  5. Adjournment – 7:46 p.m.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

SSQG Minutes -- July 18, 2019


SSQG Meeting Minutes
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Minutes taken by __Marilyn
http://sassistrippersquiltguild.blogspot.com

  1. President/Call to order (Cheryl M.) – 6:41 p.m.
  2. Sign In, Welcome to Members and Guests – 13 members, 1 guest
  3. Reading of the minutes and motion to accept –
    1. Motion made by: Elsie
    2. Motion seconded by: Karen
    3. Accepted by membership? - yes
  4. Reports of officers and committees
    1. Treasurer’s report (Fran F.) –
      1. Beginning Balance: $1,071.58
      2. Deposits:
      3. Expenditures:
      4. Ending Balance: $1,071.58
      5. Motion to accept:
        1. Motion made by: Sharon H.
        2. Motion seconded by: Becky E.
        3. Accepted by membership? - yes
    2. VP/Programming (Pam T.) -
    3. Secretary (Marilyn H.) –.
    4. Historian (Elsie H.) - ready to print photos
    5. Blog (Marilyn H.) - thank you letter will be posted on the blog.
    6. Unfinished Projects (UFOs – Mynan G.) - Sharon, Valerie
    7. Tabs (Mynan) – Cheryl read a thank you letter from Ronald McDonald House. Members should keep collecting tabs for our next delivery.
    8. Door Prizes (Valerie K.) - Elsie, Karen, Karol
    9. Just Do It (Cheryl M.) - Krotz Springs Quilt Show was canceled but may be rescheduled. A SSQG Round Robin Challenge was suggested. It would start in January. Bring ideas for discussion to the November meeting.
    10. Quilt Show (SSQG membership)
    11. Charity Quilts (Merlene L. & Karen W.) Quilts and stuffed bears will be delivered in October.
    12. Red/White/Blue Quilts (Sharon H./Mynan G.) The veterans appreciate all the red, white and blue quilts that have been distributed so far. We hope to make another delivery of quilts by the end of the year.
  5. Unfinished Business – Decorating a Christmas tree for the Jones Creek Library display has been canceled for 2019.
  6. New business
  7. Program – Cheryl presented a program based on Judy Holley’s New York Beauty Class. Members were given patterns and may volunteer to make a block. All submitted blocks will be made into a joint quilt to be donated to our designated charities.
  8. Show and Tell -- Merlene, Karen, Valerie, Andrea, Cheryl, Sharon, Kathy, Marilyn.
  9. Announcements –
    1. Next meeting – Thursday, August 15, 2019
  10. Adjournment – 8:12 p.m.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

July Meeting -- July 18, 2019


We will be meeting this Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at
Broadmoor United Methodist Church
10230 Mollylea Dr
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

From Florida Blvd, turn onto Sharp Rd
Immediately AFTER Mollylea, turn into the driveway on right and continue to the left behind the Children's Building to the Adult Education Bldg. There is a giant lit parking lot back there. I will have a sign on the door. We will be in Room B105 of the Adult Education Bldg. 

I will be sharing something from a recent class I took for the program. 
I look forward to seeing you!

SSQG Minutes -- June 20, 2019


SSQG Meeting Agenda
Thursday, June 21, 2019
Minutes taken by _Marilyn
http://sassistrippersquiltguild.blogspot.com

  1. President/Call to order (Cheryl M.) – 6:35 p.m.
  2. Sign In, Welcome to Members and Guests – 14 members
  3. Reading of the minutes and motion to accept –
    1. Motion made by: Sharon
    2. Motion seconded by: Karen
    3. Accepted by membership? - yes
  4. Reports of officers and committees
    1. Treasurer’s report (Fran F.) –
      1. Beginning Balance: $1,059.58
      2. Deposits: 12.00
      3. Expenditures:
      4. Ending Balance: $1,071.58
      5. Motion to accept:
        1. Motion made by: Betty
        2. Motion seconded by: Becky/Elsie
        3. Accepted by membership? - yes
    2. VP/Programming (Pam T.) -
    3. Secretary (Marilyn H.) – up to date.
    4. Historian (Elsie H.) - Elsie will print activity photos from Facebook to add to the Scrapbook.
    5. Blog (Marilyn H.) – up to date
    6. Unfinished Projects (UFOs – Mynan G. ) - Betty tonight; Merlene and Karen from last month.
    7. Tabs (Sharon H.) - Tabs were delivered on May 22 to the Ronald McDonald House. Members were treated to a tour of the facility then visited Mes Amis Quilt Shop, an ice cream shop, and Harbor Seafood for lunch.
    8. Door Prizes (Valerie K.) - Marilyn, Elsie, Jessie
    9. Just Do It (Cheryl M.) Suggestion to attend the Krotz Springs Quilt Show on Saturday, July 13. $1 donation to attend plus vendors to visit.
    10. Quilt Show (SSQG membership) – All quilts should be to Sharon’s house no later than Monday, June 24. Hanging of the quilts will be Saturday, June 29. Take down will be Monday, July 29. The hydraulic lift has been requested both days. Volunteers Bill and Peggy will assist. Demonstration Day will be Saturday, July 20 from 10 am to 2 pm.
    11. Charity Quilts (Merlene L. & Karen W.) 15 charity quilts have been donated so far. Merlene showed more examples and brought panels for members to make quick quilts. 186 bear skins are ready to be stuffed on Demo Day.

    1. Red/White/Blue Quilts (Sharon H./Mynan G.) 6 members and one guest delivered 20 quilts to the Louisiana War Veterans Home in Jackson, LA on June 21. This time the veterans were assembled in the cafeteria for the presentations. Photos are posted on both the Sassi Strippers Facebook and Blog pages.
  1. Unfinished Business -
  2. New business – Kathy Brown is selling her stash. See her website at https://www.the-teachers-pet.com/ . Shop Hop at area quilt shops will be the last weekend in July and the first weekend in August. Cheryl distributed bookmarks with dates and places. Row by Row has begun at quilt shops across the country.
  3. Program – Cheryl presented a program of techniques she learned at the Gulf States Quilting Association POE/Pursuit of Excellence class. Techniques included curved piecing, fold-up fabric thread/scrap catcher, and a cathedral window-type block.
  4. Show and Tell – Jessie, Merlene, Elsie, Fran, Karen. Karen has been invited to submit 12”X12” quilted pieces for the Little Treasures Display at the new OLOL Children’s Hospital which will open in the Fall. There will be 110 art pieces in the collection.
  5. Announcements –
    1. Next meeting – Thursday, July 18, 2019 which is 2 days before Demo Day. Members should bring ideas for table demonstrations or just bring equipment on Demo Day to show sewing/quilting/crafting skills. Visitors can participate in the following activities: Kids Draw for Kids, Stuff a Bear, create with felt squares, and iron on to squares.
  6. Adjournment – 8 p.m.