May 2024 Meeting Recap

05/15/2024 8:01 AM | Gail Luther (Administrator)

Octavia (President) opened the meeting at 10:10am.

April financials are on the website! Everything else will be in the recap. Link

Thank you again to our Quilt Show Committee!  Over 1,000 people visited, 300 quilts were shown, and we broke even!

Scrap Buster Challenge ends in July, must have a completed quilt TOP to be eligible.

In 2025 we will be looking for a Vice President, Treasurer, and Web Director. Start thinking about being on the board now!

We are looking for a small group of volunteers to plan the December meeting. Email the board if interested. Email -

Check out our News Blog on the website! This is where we will list any sewing related events outside of the guild as we become aware of them.

Upcoming events:

  • May 15 Hand Stitchers at Buder Library

  • May 21: Hand Sew Happy Hour

  • May 25: Virtual Sew

  • June 8: June Meeting

  • June 15: Jackman’s Fabric’s Sewing Day - Registered Event! Check out this (Link):

    • 10am-5pm

    • We are collecting personal care items for STLMQG Cares Project for the Keyway Center.

  • Carolina Oneto

Improv Block of the Month Sampler: May’s instructional video is live! (LINK)


Quilt Show

  • Quilt Show Financials are in the slides.

  • Vendors were thrilled! They are already reaching out to be a part of the next show.

  • It took over half the guild to make this show a success!

  • Robyn is stepping down from leading this committee and we are looking for the next leader(s)! Ideally, 2 or 3 people would lead this committee with all of its moving parts.

    • Robyn will be there to answer questions and give guidance as needed. She has a lot of documentation to share.

    • We need new leaders by January 2025 for the 2026 show.

Sew Me STL

  • Save the Date: October 4-6

  • Marriott St. Louis West

  • You can sign up for 1, 2, or all 3 days!

  • We can use a couple more volunteers on our committee!

  • Registration dates will be announced at the June meeting.

  • We are seeking donations for the raffles. New items that you would be happy to win. Please bring to the June or July meetings.

Raffle tickets are for sale for the Bits and Pieces 2025 Quilt Show Raffle Quilt. See Candy!

Dye Workshop by Ann Mohan is happening May 18th! Contact Ann for more information.

Check out the Show-n-Share pictures. Link.

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