Friday, May 18, 2018

May 2018 Monthly Meeting

Show and Tell

 Vickie Mazurek brought a BOM she participated in with Shabby Fabrics, called "Bringing Home the Tree". She machine appliqued it and after Angela McCorkle quilted it Vickie added beads, buttons and Swarovski crystals .

 Vickie also brought the quilt she made at the very first retreat held at
 Quilts With A Heart Retreat Center, called "Seven Letters". Both her quilts will be at the 24th Stars Over Abilene Quilt Show June 8th and 9th.
 Judy Northcutt brought the quilt she made for her daughter called "Starry Night" made at a class she took at Vita's.
 Diana Mayfield brought a quilt top called "Labyrinth Walk"
Diana also brought one she calls "Sentimenalties", it almost looks 3D. 

 Connie Hansen brought a quilt she made as a quilt along with Pat Sloan. Angela quilted it. Connie will enter this in the Plano quilt show.
 Connie Hart is showing the quilt she made to be auctioned off at the Buckmasters Banquet this month. The money raised at this event goes towards taking disabled and terminally sick children deer hunting. Connie hand embroidered the sundresses and Angela McCorkle quilted it. It's just gorgeous !

April Winners
 Lana Webb was the winner of this months layer cake.
 These ladies all brought their block of the month and have another chance to win the big prize at the end of the year!

 This months prize winners: Carol, Robin, Jan, Vickie,and Joy.

New Officers
 New officers for the 2018-2019 year are, Lana Webb-- President, Connie Hart-2nd Vice President (along with Debra Lehman-not pictured), Dianna Mayfield-1st Vice President, 
Jan Cate-Secretary, Vita Weehunt-Treasurer.

May BOM
 This months BOM was presented by Judy Northcutt.

Friday, May 4, 2018

April 2018 Monthly Meeting


Show and  Tell 
Dianna Mayfield - Alex Anderson quilt pattern

 Dianna Mayfield- Vintage quilt made from flour sacks
 Joy Ivy- A graduation quilt made for her granddaughter called Scarlet Chain.
 Carol Bullion- baby quilt for Lincoln

Becky Martin- Scrappy pinwheels made for pre-school graduates at her church.
( This picture just wouldn't turn around correct !)
 Becky Martin- Rainbow Stash Buster made for her church preschool grads.
 Joy Early- Lemoyne Star made with some blocks she won several years ago
 Millie Schwab- Double Wedding Ring

April program

 Jessica Reynolds and Vita Weehunt presented April's program on using fusible grid products by Ten Sisters.

Vita shows more quilts that can be made from the Ten Sisters grid products which can be purchased at her shop, Quilter's Hide Out 


 All these ladies brought their March BOM's to show ! At the end of this years BOM, each of them will have enough blocks (in the fabrics of their choice) to make a sampler quilt......with the added bonus of- for each months block they bring to show ,their name is entered in a drawing for a prize at the end.

April Winners
 Debra Lehman was April's "layer cake" exchange winner !
These ladies are all winners this month.


April BOM
Connie Hart presented this months BOM. She created the pattern herself and named it "Falling Charms".


Tuesday, March 27, 2018

March 2018 Monthly Meeting

Show and Tell
Millie Schwab made this quilt for her 7 year old great nephew in honor of her late sister.
Visitor Barbara Leesman of Blunt, South Dakota (Vickie Mazurek's sister) showed her very first quilt, made for her first great-grandchild. 
Connie Hart shows a quilt she made for her great nephew. Connie embroidered family names as a "family tree" type quilt.    
Dianna Mayfield shows a vintage "Grandma's flower Garden",
 obtained from her father-in-law.
Diana was the winner of this month's layer cake drawing.
Winners of this month's program prize auction were Biolanda, Deborah, Wanda, Connie, and Lanna.

Block of the Month
Jan Cates presented the March BOM

 The ladies who participated in the February block of the month.

 Program
The March program was presented by button expert, Marilyn DeHay.
Marilyn talked about button and feed sack collecting. She shared her knowledge of types of buttons, (china, glass, pearl, silver, etc.) and showed several trays of specialty buttons arranged for competitive shows.
Marilyn talked about 2 quilts that belonged to her mother, hand made from feed sacks and the history of bags that were used for sugar, flour, chicken feed, etc.   


Patsy Oehrlein and Donna Swanger each won a jar of buttons Marilyn brought, by guessing how many were in it. Both guessed the correct number.....400.

Monday, March 5, 2018

February 2018 Monthly Meeting

Show and Tell
 Debra Lehman shows the quilt she made "Baby Girls" for her soon to arrive
 great granddaughter.
 Deborah Agnew shows a quilt made for her grandson called "Biker Bugs".
 Judy Northcutt -"Movie theme quilt"
 Diana Mayfield shows a "Texas" quilt.
 Connie Hart shows a quilt made for her nephew.

 Co-Vice President Donna Swanger presented President Lana Webb with a sack full of appreciation gifts from the guild members for her past year of commitment and service.
 
 The ladies who won this month's prize drawing.
 The ladies who participated in the block of the month.

Program 
 Deborah Agnew gave this months program on making bags. She showed a number of small bags, a bag made from an old leather coat, a shopping bag, bags made using her embroider machine, and some whimsical bags
  Deborah's bag using Texture Magic..



Block of the Month
 Marianna Graves presented the block of the month, "Lover's Knot".