Saturday, October 2, 2010

October Minutes 2010

October Minutes

Meeting Minutes

Visitors 2 Lori Honnell and her mother came to visit.
Members 21 members present

Show and Tell

Watana showed a stack a posie quilt that she had made. She also showed a bag she was making for the nursing staff at the cancer center.

She created her own quilting pattern!!
Julia showed one of her sisters quilts that will be in the program at Hattiesburg. She is making them for her grandchildren.
Thought you would like to see a close up!
Julia says collecting the velvets is fun!

Jo Anne showed an antique quilt that one of her relatives gave her.

The back was made of feed sacks!
And the front!

Shirley showed her Northwind blocks top.

Lori showed her 9 patch quilt top.

Annette showed the ribbons she won at the fair.

Christine showed her tube quilt.

Brenda showed a former UFO from several years ago that is now done!!
Notice the scalloped border!


Minutes were read.

Judy’s car is full for the Hattiesburg Quilt show on Saturday but JoAnne is going Sunday.

Carla shared that November 19 the Annunciation Catholic School is having an artisan fair. If anyone would like to help her she needs volunteers.

Watana made a motion that a member making trips specifically for the guilds business be reimbursed for the mileage. It was seconded and passed.

Sharon shared that a nurse at parchment wondered if we would be willing to make quilts for Alzheimers patients at parchments. There are about 12 of them.  The charity committee will meet and make a recommendation.

Historical committee: We will want to address the things.

Raffle quilt: Blocks are available for pick up today.

Hancocks has patterns on sale.

November calendar. Guild meeting will be on November 6.

Will there be another t-shirt order? We will check on prices and let you know. A majority would be interested in ordering another shirt.

Annette said Harbor freight tool company would be a good source of rotary blades on Main Street in Tupelo.

Linda Baines shared that there is a quilt show in Batesville and tomorrow is the last day.

Sandi wants to sell her mid arm and frame. She is asking $1000. She will tell good and bad about it. Contact her for specific information.

Committee reports

Nominating Committee: The nominating committee presented the following slate of officers to the membership for a vote: President: Julia Graber, Vice President: Watana Cantrell, Secretary: Terry Turnage, Treasurer: Barbara Walker. There were no nominees from the floor. The proposed slate was voted in.

Challenge Quilt Committee: we will be working this afternoon.
Sandi, Our first place winner with her block!

Charity quilts: Had a successful shopping trip in DeKalb. Sandi showed the samples. Sandi showed the fabric that they had chosen. She said we are going to the crown of thorns block that we did for Watana. The directions can be found at block of the month 2008 March.

Pilgrimage: This is a good time to decide what to wear for pilgrimage. You may want to make a dress and it takes time. There is a simple method using 3 yards of fabric to make a skirt and add a old style blouse.

Internet: No report

Chef on a Shoestring

For November - Sandi Bowen, Carla Formel, Brenda Crownover, JoAnne Slancauskas


Sharon Hedrick November 26

Important Dates

October 8-10 Pinebelt Quilt Show Hattisburg, MS
October 11 or 13 Barbara Cline class, call Julia Graber for details
October 15-16 MQA Fall Gathering, Philadelphia, MS
October 16 PTQ Workshop day, 9:30 RAC, Columbus
November 6 PTQ Guild Meeting
November 7 Daylight Savings Time ends/ Fall back.
November 19 Visual Artist Show at Annunciation Catholic School
November 25 Thanksgiving Day

Block of the Month

Ebba is pictured with her Halloween blocks.
Julia is having us to do the Northwind block. Julia wants the two colors across from each other on the color wheel – yellow green and red-violet…

sew the four blocks together with the red violet in the center.

Here are some samples of the colors.
I will try to get a blog together explaining the demo that Watana did later this week.