Saturday, July 9, 2016

PTQ July 9, 2016 Meeting

July 9, 2016 PTQ Meeting Minutes

Old Business:
--MQA National Teacher Mickey Depre classes July 18-23
--Old Man River Quilt Fest in Vicksburg  *Quilt Show and classes August 16-20
--Iuka Quilt Show Sept 16-17
--Hattiesburg Quilt Show October 7-9

Possum Town Quilters Guild
National Teacher Jacquie Gering—Ms. Gering has been ill and is recovering.  Unsure if she will be able to come Sept 24.  Guild waiting to hear from her.

Fall Gathering October 21-22 
Rita W – gave brief outline of plans for decorating; Barb D-gave brief outline of 3 soups-Chili, vegetable, potato, mixed green salad, please bring your creamer pitchers to be filled with salad dressing;  volunteers will be needed to bring desserts; CC collecting items to place in Silent Auction; Barb made special announcement of Dave’s donation
Plans were made to visit the Trotter in August to discuss tables and arrangements with the staff there.

CHRISTMAS social – Saturday, December 3, 2016
Guild voted to change the Dirty Santa to Secret Santa.  At the AUGUST MEETING those who wish to participate in the Secret Santa gift exchange will need to have their “Wish List” prepared to give to Lauren so she can pass the Wishes along to the Santa who draws your name.
Hand Made Gift Game (right/left) will be played.  Begin now creating your hand made gift if you plan to participate in the game.  Remember you want to give away your best—is the gift I am giving something I would be thrilled to receive??  You have just a few days over 4 months to make something,  J

Membership booklet –Lauren will email the booklet to you


2017 Guild Challenge by Piecemakers of Sevier County 
Black & White and one other color
All guild members invited; Guild must have a minimum of 5 entries to qualify for exhibit; the black and white fabrics must be either (1) tone on tone (2) solids (3) black & white prints
The one other color fabric must be either (1) tone on tone (2) solid
The quilted item cannot exceed a PERIMETER of 160 inches
The quilted item must have a 4 inch sleeve and an identifying tag attached to the back
Please use the quilt entry form provided on line for “A Mountain Quiltfest” 2017 and a photo of the wall hanging
Judy S has all the information needed.

National Quilting Day March 18, 2017
Columbus Lowndes Public Library proposing a celebration.  Some type of educational program.  More to come.

In the Columbus Arts Council Gallery this month is Julia’s quilt show along with the tatting of Sherry Pence.  Take a friend and go by to view this exquisite exhibit.

Row By Row Experience began June 21. 

Cards of encouragement are being sent to guild members who are experiencing difficulties.

July 9 Show and Tell
Brenda C- "Rail Fence"  made in quilt class at Figg Fabric and Studio with Judy S as teacher

Doris G-
"Rail Fence"  made in quilt class at Figg Fabric and Studio with Judy S as teacher

Tonya S Amy Gibson Block of Month and 
Leah Day Block of Month


Julia G-- You are My Sunshine small quilt

Linda B--there is a story with the quilt which was a gift from friend

Gwen S--Farming boy quilt for nephew, quilted by Watanna C

Gwen S --Pink!Scrappy Strips, quilted by Watanna C