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GVQC News & Updates

News from the Last Club Meeting

May Meeting Recap

Officers Elected, June Meeting Info, May Stats

Club Business:

 Officers were elected for 2023-2024 and will be installed at the June meeting.    

2023-2024 programs and workshops were announced with a slide presentation by Chris W.  

Old Business:

Chris Wickert reported the 2024 opportunity quilt is being assembled by Carolyn M. and will be ready to quilt very soon.

Drawing for the Little Sisters Quilt (photo), made from left over blocks from the 2022 Opportunity Quilt, will be at the June meeting.   

Committee Reports:

Comfort Quilts, 49 turned in today.  There is a supply of quilts ready for donation.  Please submit the form for donation to a charity.

QCNYS Passports are available for this show year and cost $5.

Donna S reported members will be able to pick up the t-shirt/sweatshirt order at the June meeting.

April Stats:  114 attended today's meeting, 21 attended by Zoom, and there were 4 guests.  There are 262 members enrolled this year.  

Enrollment for the 2023-2024 club year will begin about June 1st using the online registration form, or by printing and turning in the print form.

Program: Bev Kondolf

Quilting Journey - Traditional to Contemporary

GVQC member, Bev Kondolf, treated us with a trunk show displaying her quilting journey from the traditional to the fiber arts and contemporary quilts she enjoys making today.  Bev has been a hand piecer and hand quilter, as well as machine piecing and machine quilting.  She has entered a number of shows, been juried into several shows, and won ribbons at a number of these quilt shows, including Genesee Valley QuiltFest.

Bev has been a member of GVQC for many years, volunteered in many capacities, was president of the club, and co-chair of several QuiltFests.

See some of her quilts in the slide show below.

Antique Quilts

Available for Purchase

Antique quilts for sale at the June meeting.  A collection of antique quilts, gifted to GVQC from Bette Blakeney and made by her great-grandmother, Louise Patterson, are for sale.  There are two tops, the rest are quilted.  Quilts vary in size with some dating back to the early 1900's.  

Meeting Day Photo Gallery

Show & Tell and Program Highlights

Hover to start video and use arrow to scroll through more photos.  To watch all zoomed, click on the large photo to start the video, and then use arrow to scroll through more photos.

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