Saturday, August 12, 2017

August 12, 2017 PTQ Meeting

Meeting was called to order, cell phones silenced, members welcomed.  No visitors today.

Meeting minutes approved as published to the blog.  Treasurer report approved.


Guild Challenge quilt blocks

 Discussion of deadline for block completion.  Guild members voted to extend the deadline and completed blocks will be due October 14 meeting.

Secret Santa 

Questionnaire was distributed.  Please fill in and return to Tonya.  Current participating members are
    DeWhyte, Julia, Glenna, Pat, Ina, Latricia,  Donna, Judy, Patti, Terri, Ebba, Lawana, Naomi,               Michelle,  Tonya, Eva Marie, Gwen, Karen C, Karen A, Carla, Lauren,          ...please let Tonya if you want to join the fun!

Snippet of the month  "Quickest quilt blocks that you have ever made" 

CC -Rail Fence blocks; Barb- Tube block Watanna taught at June Gathering; Gwen- Jere's Mystery Take A Walk Block and the Sweet 16 blocks

Guild challenge "I See Stars"

We will participate in this Challenge offered by Pigeon Forge.  To keep the guild pieces cohesive,  will use the star block pattern taught at the July classes by Barbara Cline.

Barn Quilts...

Rita's class was a ton of fun and produced fabulous barn quilts which are being hung on quilters homes or displayed inside their homes.

Our August Meal was Fried Chicken provided by PTQ  Delicious pink fruit saladby Judy, corn salad by Pat. Yummy cake by Kathy, and scrumptious brownies from Marilyn.Thank you all for volunteering.

Members finished binding the string quilt.
We have a couple of seams to put in the heart quilt before its top will be complete.

August 22 - 26  Old Man River Quilt Fest in Vicksburg. 


 September 30, Saturday class--Julia teaches "Improvisational Piecing for Quilters" at Library

 10:30 am - 3:30 pm.  Bring your own brown bag lunch.
Each member registered will pay $25 fee to guild.  Guild will pay Julia. Fee due Sept 9 meeting.

Election Committee

Three Guild Members needed to form the election committee to make nominations for slate of 2018 officers.  Please be willing to serve your guild.

September meal will be tailgating foods.  

Guild members will bring a favorite finger food, appetizer,  or easy to prepare favorite.

Program - 

Gwen demonstrated how to create several quilty and other Christmas ornaments.  Naomi demonstrated a cute Log Cabin Santa ornament.  Some guild members copied patterns to make ornaments later at home and other guild members worked after lunch making ornaments.  See our Facebook page for more pictures.