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March  6,  2004   Meeting
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Location:   
Lake Farmpark
8800 Chardon Rd., Kirtland
(440) 256-2122 or  1-800-366-3276

Time:     10:30 am

Agenda:
Quilts 2004!  quilt show
Lunch at
Willoughby Brewing Co.
Visit Erie Street Quilts
Theme for the Fat Quarter
Drawing this month:
GREEN

Winner of the fat quarters
Linda Miller
The group met at the Farmpark and viewed the quilts on display including five entered by members of
our group (see below) and many others quilted by Kathy McCarty.

Then it was off to the Willoughby Brewing Co. for lunch.  

After lunch, several of the members visited Erie Street Quilts, also in Willoughby.

Business discussed:
Treasury report:    
There was a balance of $211.20 plus the $16 collected at the meeting today brings the
treasury total
to $227.20.

Linda Bennett and Beth Safick are working on a professional looking brochure we can use to advertise
the longarm group and refer potential customers to the website.

Machine maintenance:
Doug Creasy has agreed to attend our August meeting and discuss setting up a route to deliver his
machine repair/maintenance services.  He will also cover tips on how to keep our machines in good
working order.  Members who are interested in Doug's services should send him an email with their
name, machine type and what services they are interesting in receiving.  (send to
quiltingbymartha@hotmain.com)

Apparel with a group logo:
Dottie modeled the denim shirt she purchased from a women in Texas that has her business name and
a longarm machine embroidered on the front.  Linda Miller has offered to embroider shirts for the group
in a similar manner.  We need to decide on a format (logo?) for the group and Linda will digitize the
text and graphic for embroidery.  Each member can purchase a denim shirt of their choice and give it to
Linda.

Challenge quilts:
So far, we have 15 members signed up to each do one of the challenge quilts.  Those members who
haven't indicated which of the four designs they want to do should post an email on the Yahoo group
to let us know which they've chosen.  The quilts need to be turned in at the September meeting.
Sharon Gostlin           Dottie Bettiker              Amy Jones
Mary Zeitz                Linda Miller               Syd Freund
Janice Kiser    Elizabeth(guest)  Phyllis Groves   Sue Palumbo
Kathy McCarty  
 Linda Bennett                    Kathryn Hood
Peggy Dudash     Beth Safick         Anna Bachtel       Carol Rickard
Click here for show and tell
We have 5 members who are entered quilts in the show this year!!
(Click on the quilt picture for a larger view.)
Syd Freund
Third Place in large traditional wall
hangings
Linda Miller
Third Place in bed-sized traditional quilts
- mixed category
Janet Joehlin
SHOULD have won an award
Kathy McCarty
Judge's Special
Commendation for
machine quilting
Mary Zeitz
Second Place in
bed-sized traditional
quilts
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