Saturday, August 13, 2016

August 13, 2016 Meeting

Shirley G-- "Biscuit" or "puff" quilt for a grand child.

Latricia rescued blocks and pieces from a garage sale.  She's been completing the blocks by hand.

Brenda Ca.-- A Missouri Star Quilt Co pattern.  Quilted by Watanna.

Doris started a wedding quilt for a grand daughter.

Doris is teaching her 8 year old grand daughter quilting.  Grandaughter made this quilt.

Annette's quilt from a Karen Combs class.

Annette's string quilt top for charity quilt donation.

Tonya's Leah Day block of the month.

Tonya's  Sugar Club block of the month.

Tonya -  Baby quilt for special friend now in MN.

Carol's Sister, Linda, Christmas quilt.

Carol's Sister,  Linda, Charity quilt for Claire House in Tulsa--end of life care facility.

Sherry S.  Warmest Wishes--made this past week while visiting her Sis-in-Law, Judy.

Brenda Cr.  Beulah Stars quilt made on her 1951 Singer.  Machine quilted.

Karen received this handmade gift-- tri-axil hand woven bag.

Karen's great find --rescued quilt she is restoring.

Karen baby blanket for great nephew.

Karen working on an applique branch block.

Gwen and Judy with their Summer Carnival blocks made at MQA classes with Mickey Depre.

Pieced Hexies made during June MQA classes with Mickey Depre.  Brenda Cr., Lauren, Gwen, Judy

Judy S. --Happy Dots for Granddaughter going to college.

Judy S.  Baby quilt for family member


Meeting Minutes:

Minutes read and approved.
Treasurer report read and approved.

Reminder--Old Man River Quilt Fest this week in Vicksburg.

Old Business

Jacquie Gering will not be able to come Sept. 24 due to illness.  We will reschedule her at a later date.
Sept. 24 Sit and Sew time will be used for preparing for the Fall Gathering.

Monday, August 15, PTQ ladies in leadership for Fall Gathering will tour the Trotter in view of planning for Fall Gathering set up.  Details and more concrete plans will be made after this tour.

Quilts will be hung during the Fall Gathering.  Look through your quilts and select some for hanging.  All kinds of quilts from traditional to art quilts will be needed.
Create, Integrate, Celebrate!
Reminder to bring your cream pitchers for salad dressing to be poured from at Fall Gathering supper.
Naomi shared possible game idea.
Demos can be done during Fall Gathering.  Let Judy know if you have something in mind.

Christmas Social, Saturday, Dec. 3.  Flint Hill United Methodist Church.
Secret Santa Wish Lists were created and collected.  Lauren will be managing the details.
Are you working on your handmade gift?
We will have a pot-luck luncheon.  Find your delicious recipe now.

Pigeon Forge Piecemakers Guild Challenge- Feb1 will be due date for this challenge.  Strictly Black, White and one color of your choice.  Judy S. Has all the information.  See July 9 post as well.

 New Business

Suggestion was made to ask PTQ members Julia and Karen to offer classes for the guild.

Karen reported that Columbus Arts Council has a contest for the CAC 2017 calendar.  Actual art work will be displayed in the small gallery during September.  MUW professor will jury 11 pieces.  One piece will be viewers choice.  All winners will receive a free CAC calendar.

Guild Quilt for CAC donation--Brenda Cr.  displayed red and white 6 inch block.  All members are encouraged to PRE-WASH and bring any kind of red scraps to begin making these blocks. The Creamy color will be purchased for this quilt.  Blocks will be made at the PTQ Sit and Sew meeting times.

The sweet 16 blocks are completed and a red fabric has been purchased for the sashing.  This is ready for our next sit and sew.

Visitors--Sherry S--Judy's Sister-in-law  and Carol's sister , Linda.