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 .
 
SHOW & TELL:
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
Starkville.......18th......19th
Jackson........20 .........21st
Hattisburg.....22...........23rd
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
Bal..........$4899.62
Ed.............2180.00
Bal............2719.52
 
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 
Elba.......Dessert
Lauren...Main Dish
Bobbie...Salad
Sue........Drinks
 
Birthdays 
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
 
 

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