September 2018 Meeting Notes

Question of the Day:  What is your best organizing tip?

  • fast food trays to hold projects
  • paint chips to indicate color in box
  • command clips to hang items
  • peg board
  • Bonnie Hunter’s blog
  • painters tape for labeling
  • smash as much as you can in the box
  • shut the door
  • keep the cat off
  • if you are not using it, get rid of it (October Destash?)
  • Brother P-touch label maker
BAM Logo

BAM Logo

Christina unveiled our gorgeous new logo!

Membership fee is $25 for the rest of the year.

Scholarships: two available for annual membership.

Get ready for the retreat

  • Make plans. Get your projects ready (smallish as space is tight)
  • Email coming out (just sent)
  • Lunches are not provided
  • Saturday massage slots almost gone

Hashtag: #BAMquilting 

Officer Elections and Volunteer Sign-ups

  • Election in October
  • Please consider what position you may be interested in
  • Gerre will post more information
  • New position starting next year: Program Coordinator (to schedules teachers and speakers)

BAMQ Class: Denyse Schmidt 12/2

  • Class full
  • $10 for pattern unless you have it already
  • Approximately $140 for class (still waiting for final numbers)

BAMQ Class: “Curves Ahead” with Jen Carlton Bailey (bettycrockerass) 01/26/19

  • $80 per attendee
  • maximum 20 attendees
  • held at Grace Lutheran Church
  • sign up in October meeting

BAMQ Classes upcoming:

  • Sarah Goer in April 2019

Merit Hexies

  • Exclusive hexies coming soon
  • Kits available to create hexies
  • Hexie ideas – Sew Mama Sew
  • bring things you make with your hexies to show and tell

Charity Quilts

  • We will have a charity quilt pattern for the retreat
  • You will be able to earn extra raffle tickets for assisting with charity quilts
  • Postage stamp kits available
  • Quilts needing quilting available
  • BAM is bring nine quilts to Quilts and Cash for guns in November
  • We will bring baby quilts to Valley Medical Center
  • Remember to get a receipt for Nancy when submitting BAM donations
  • Attempting to contact Highland Hospital for potential donations
  • Alison will take baby quilts to Oakland Children’s Hospital
  • Peggy will take adult size quilts to the veterans hospital
  • Donated 160 quilts last year

Destash Party October 2018

  • Coordinated by Angela
  • Details to come (be prepared to swap fabric, tools, etc.)
  • Those that bring items get first dibs

Color My Quilt 

  • Open spots – sign up!
  • Nicole October 2018

Quilty Happenings 

  • PIQF 10/11-10/14
  • Alden Lanes 9/22-9/23
  • Quiltcon Nashville 2019

Challenge “Images as Inspiration” for January 2019 meeting

  • Sue is back!  Yeah!
  • Look to painting and photographs as inspiration for a quilt
    • Picasso painting quilts
    • Jean Wells
    • Debbie Jeske
  • Work to pair down to essentials
    • shape
    • texture
    • color

Meet Your Neighbor

  • Anna interviewed Bonnie
  • Bonnie will interview Nancy next meeting

Mini and Metal Swap images will be available

Door Prize won by Mary

Officer’s can’t read below

Rhonda and Michelle are coordinating the gift bags for January meeting

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