Tuesday, June 21, 2011

June Minutes 2011

June 18, 2011 Minutes
PTQ Meeting at RAC
Meeting was called to order at 9:45 by acting chairman Barbara Walker with 18 present with 1 visitor Bobbie Hommel who very recently moved to Columbus from Nevada. She was a charter member of her guild there and we look forward to seeing some of the pretty things she has made. 
We welcomed Coleen Eskridge, a member who has not been attending .
Carla...An old Grandmother's Flower Garden given to her. It had lots of hand quilting .
Judy Stokes....Cathedral Star by Bonnie Hunter& quilted by Watana
Coleen ...One she made & quilted with her long arm for her sister
These brought samples of what they learned in MQA Classes..................
Elba & Judy ..........40 sqs. on point
CeeCee.................Wheel of Mystery
Jo Anne..................Quilted Postcards
Sue Skipper............Wedges & Stripes
EVENTS:..................MQA ANNUAL SEMINAR,
Paper Piecing with Deb Karasik 2 Days, $100 + $15 Kit, July
Jackson........20 .........21st
Judy had registration forms.......Deadline for priority registration..........June 25th
Supply list mailed June 27th
July 1st is last day for 50 % refund [ or 80 % if waiting list fills vacancy]
Last day to register is July 8th
Carolyn Emerson
10300 Rd 743
Philidelphia, Ms.39350
Minutes of last meeting was read by Linda Baines & approved as read.
Treasure's Report ...........Barbara Walker
Barbara has Karen Combs seminar tickets for $10 ea.
Tickets will be sold to members til next meeting then opened to others by invitation. All agreed
HABITAT ...........................Teal & Brown Quilt Presentation, 
Sunday, 2:00
405 10th Ave. So.
(Did any one get pictures of this?)
August will be Red/ white/ blue Card Tricks
No workshop on July 2,[July 4th weekend] If changed email will be sent
Workshop Meeting...........July 30 th & Aug. 6th
Raffle Quilt.............It was suggested by Judy & JoAnne that this quilt needs to be machine quilted due to so many seams with small pieces. Colleen offered to quilt it without charge.
RAFFLE QUILT WORKSHOP.............JULY 5th thru 8th from 9:00 to 12:00
Email reminders will be sent
Next Meeting.............July 16th........Very important that your Challenge, Birds At Home be turned in no later than 12:00 Noon.Those received later will not have the opportunity to be judged. It is critical that these blocks be turned in as soon as possible so the committee can get on with their work .
T Shirts.........Sign up if you want t shirts. Prices vary according to size
No program today
Several members brought samples of small gifts for Starkville "goody bags". Most were coasters. It was decided each member will make 10 of your choice then we will see how many we need, maybe 150. Jo Anne has offered to make tags to attach to the gifts with PTQ on them
Old double knit quilt top was shown to see if anyone would like to finish it. No offers.
Mystery Quilt will have more clues. Judy had sample of one of her blocks..
We briefly talked about laws concerning what we are allowed to put on the web site such as the demo block each month. 
Terry may be able to help us there.
The meeting was dismissed to enjoy a delicious lunch.
Chef On A Shoestring July 16th 
Lauren...Main Dish
July 5      Lawana Schultz
July 27    Jennifer Haggard
Upcoming Dates
July 16 Meeting
July 30 Workshop
August 6 Workshop
October 14 Karen Combs Lecture ($10)
October 15 Karen Combs Workshop

Monday, June 6, 2011

May 2011 Minutes

PTQ Meeting – May 21, 2011

Julia called the meeting to order at 9:40am

Guest: Kay Tubbs, friend of Carol James

Show and Tell:
·         Brenda: Roll, Roll, Cotton Boll
·         Bonnie Hunter mystery quilt
·         Watana quilted

·         Backing from Keepsake, very straight material
·         Annette: 25 little blocks from mystery quilt – hand pieced

·         Also a Stack ‘n Whack; custom free motion quilting; each design separately quilted

·         JoAnn: Her 1st Quilt from 1972: Daughter’s Clothes - hand quilted

·         Watana: Broken Star pattern – Granddaughter’s wild colors

·         Julia: Improvisational Quilting she learned on-line
These two quilts are going to be part of a series of 3.

Treasurer’s Report:
$1198.00 Educational Fund
$3494.52 General Fund
$4692.52 Total as of 5/21/11


·         One of a Kind
·         $8.95
·         $10.50 XX Plus
·         Long Sleeve - $10.95; XXL $12.50
·         50/50 Material
·         T-Shirt Shop
·         $45.00 Set-Up Price
·         $8.85 S, M, L, X
·          $10.85 Larger
·         100% Cotton
·         Different Colors $9.50
·         Long Sleeves $14.00
·         Sweatshirts $18.00
Mary Ann has another source

Habitat Quilts:
·         Turquoise and Brown Quilt – End of June Dedication
·         Card Trick Blocks – August

Wednesday, May 25th: The Y and RSVP: National Senior Health and Fitness Day
·         Judy will bring quilt to work on

“Happies” for MQA Meeting in Starkville (150)
Potholders?  Small Bowls?  Scissor Holders?
Bring ideas to June Meeting
Do at a workshop, assembly line fashion

Nancy Miller with MQA wants to put together some quilts for the people in Smithville
Looking at 36” x 36” quilts
If interested, contact Julia

Karen Combs lecture is the Friday before October 15, 2011.
Cost is $10.00
Barbara has tickets

Watana, Christine, Carolyn, and Annette donated blocks for Charity Quilts

Watana distributed the Mystery Quilt Directions for July

June Chef on a Shoestring:
Carol J – Salad
Julia – Main Dish

Important Dates
MQA Gathering is June 3 & 4
Julia is going Saturday and has room for anyone interested in joining her for the drive

June 4 is Quilt Fest in Birmingham

June 4 – Workshop
June 18 – Meeting
July 16 – Meeting
July 30 – Workshop
August 6 – Workshop
October 14 - Karen Combs lecture
October 15 - Karen Combs Workshop

Linda Baines gave a demo on making Pin-Wheels and the Asterisk Block

June 24 Lory Honnell
June 25 Victoria Meehan 
June 26 Patti Stratton
June 27 Sue Skipper
June 30 Carla Formel 
June 30 Julia Graber
June 30 Sharon Lofton