Thursday, November 29, 2012

PTQ Meeting 
November 17, 2012

No Guests were present today.

October Minutes were accepted as posted on the web page.

Treasurer's Report was accepted as read.

Linda gave the Project Director's Report.
After the meeting, inventory of projects was taken:
  • 4 Complete
  • 2 ready for binding
  • 1 being machine quilted
  • 2 being hand quilted
  • 2 Lap Size Tops completed
  • 1 top in-process
Freedom from Cancer Quilt needs a Border.

Judy reported we gave a 10 Minute Block Quilt at the Habitat Dedication last month.  The next house is scheduled for completion in February.  It is for an older couple.

Judy also asked if we would be willing to donate a quilt to the Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort.  We voted YES.  Bonnie Hunter's site has a link.  Lauren will package and ship the quilt for us.  The Guild will pay any shipping fees incurred.

Mary Ann reported we are scheduled for a December 1st workshop to work on the Opportunity Quilt.

The Wanna Bee's meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12:30 at the National Guard Armory in Vernon, AL.  Please see Watana for details.

Julia will have a quilt displayed in Paducah this coming year.  This will be her 9th year.  Congratulations Julia!

Show & Tell -
Judy: Mississippi State Quilt
The Back

Judy: Disappearing 9 Patch

The Back
Judy: Turning 20 (but only used 12)
The Back
Tonya: Klaudeen Hansen Class Top

Tonya: New York Beauty Top
Tonya: Sampler Quilt Top - Repiecing the Past

Brenda: Klaudeen Hansen Class Quilt

The Back
Lawana: Stratum Circular Quilt Top
Sue: Disappearing 4 Patch Quilt Top
Julia: Lone Pine
Julia: Holiday Pines

Julia: Lone Pine with Snow
Julia: Winter Tree / Waiting for Spring
Patti & Watana: Christmas Tree Napkins
(from Watana's Class in Vernon)
Patti: Klaudeen Hansen Class Blocks

Watana: Alabama Championship Quilt

A True Alabama Fan: Check out the Crushing of the LSU Tiger
Watana: Mountain Piece Maker Quilt Guild Calendar

January 2013

Christmas Party:
  • December 8; 11am at Elm Lake Golf Course Clubhouse
  • Directions at  ; 1609 Taylor - Thurston Road
  • Room in back of Clubhouse
  • Call Patti if you would like to help decorate
  • Columbus people can meet at Lowe's, leaving at 10:30
  • Bring your Dirty Santa ($15.00) and a homemade gift item for another game
  • Finger Food
  • Patti will be reimbursed for plates, silverware, etc from Chef on a Shoestring Budget
(1) XL PTQ T-Shirt is available; see Bobbi

Library Christmas Tree:
  • Patchwork Christmas
  • Ornaments are here
  • Open House December 6 at 4 - 6pm
  • Decorate Tree anytime from November 19 - 30
  • Lawana and Brenda will coordinate
  • Tree must be undecorated January 3 - 7
  • Bobbi and Brenda will coordinate
MQA Alzheimer Quilts are For Sale on the Alzheimer site

Sit & Sew / Opportunity Quilt Workshop - January 5, 2013
We will buy pizza for lunch

MQA Gathering is February 8 - 9 in Meridian
Celebrate Judy becoming MQA's Past President

Blocks of the Month:
Tonya informed us November and December are Sashing, Borders, and Stitch in the Ditch Quilting

Judy demo'd Christmas Ornaments
Plastic Canvas; 6 Strands DMC Floss.
Make 2 and Whip Stitch Edges

Stocking Bought at Local Craft Fair; Cut from a Quilt

2005: 12 Days of Christmas Cross-Stitch
Distributed to Family: Oldest received 1st, next 2nd, etc

2006: Quilted Fussy Cut Piece

2007: Paper Pieced

2008: Cathedral Window

2009: Paper Pieced 4" Block
2010: Bought Ornaments in Branson

2011: Wool Felted Ornaments
Bought Kits in Houston

2012: ???????

Today's Lunch is provided by Brenda, Marry Ann, and Bobbi

January's Lunch will be provided by JoAnn, Patti, and Linda B

Barbara led us in prayer prior to lunch

Reminder: 2013 Dues are due in January