November 2021

Call to Order by President Eileen DiPietro at Old Spool Sewing Studio at 7 pm.

Secretary’s Minutes for previous month submitted by June M. MTA by Deb and seconded by Pam Hastings

TREASURER’S REPORT –

Eileen reported balance of $1320 plus a check from Bonnie. With people still paying dues (Pam and Sherri paid dues at meeting)

President’s Report

Eileen reported that supplies were cleared out of the church.  Linda Duffy is storing supplies.

Supplies are available if needed for projects.

Eileen sent out letters to fabric companies requesting fabric donations.

Community Outreach

Deb Hathaway introduced placemat project for Lunch Break.

She created a pattern and kits for reversible Christmas placemats. Members who were interested in participating, signed up and took a kit – kits (finished placemats) to be returned at the next meeting.

Sew-ins

January 15th was set as a sew in date to make the Grab and Go Tote by G.E. Designs – Sherre will host/teach the sew in.  Julia will order patterns for us to purchase at the store. Sherre will put together a supply list for the group.   Sew in will begin at 10 am

March 26th sew in will be the Monster Bag Backpack/tote – free pattern is on the MQG website.

Pam will do a project with fabric strips later in 2022 (May?) project and details to follow

Yearly Programs

January – Laura will do a program on social media

February – Serger demo by Julia (Pam will assist as needed)

March – June sewing feet, update, refresher, what to use when

Old Business

Bi-laws – Deb Hathaway has volunteered to oversee the bylaws

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Project Sharing –(show and tell)

Program –

December – Christmas party. Bring several copies of your favorite tutorial (3 hole punched if possible) and a binder (if you like)  we will share exchange tutorials  (like a sewer’s version of a cookie exchange!)

Battings and when to use/what is your favorite.  Bring samples of your favorite batting

Meeting Adjourned at 9 pm