Sunday, July 20, 2014

July 2014 Monthly Meeting


New officers for the 2014-2015 year for the Brownwood Quilters Guild
Robin Moody - Co-Vice President,  Millie Schwab - Co-Vice President,  Joy Ivy -  President
Shelia Smith - Treasurer,  Vickie Mazurek - Secretary

 Thanks to Robin Moody for presenting a great demonstration of Magic Binding - How to get 4 yds of bias binding from one fat quarter.


Millie Schwab won the churn dash block exchange

Shelia Smith won the prize drawing for completing the row by row

Becky Martin won the fat quarters and a door prize too!


July 2014 Show and Tell

The 2015 Donation quilt! 


I Love 2 Quilt - Made by Vickie Mazurek for LaTrelle Locks
What a sweet friend!

Joy Ivy - Vintage Sewing machine bed runner
Matching curtains coming soon

 Wanda Jackson - Snowmen A to Z 
Beautiful!

Sherri Marshall - Potato Chip Bag
(because you can't make just one)

Millie Schwab - A new dress for Grace
with very pretty smocking at the neck

Vickie Mazurek - A baby quilt for Kole who will be arriving soon!


Vickie Mazurek - Made at a workshop taught by Pat Sloan
This is the background for an applique quilt, Mama's Garden.
Can't wait to see the finished quilt!

Shelia Smith - WeeCare quilt - Scottie Dogs 

Shelia Smith - WeeCare quilt - Pachyderms on Parade 

Shelia Smith - Batik table runner - Pretty!

Doniene Fullagar - Made for grandson, Tygh



Thursday, July 17, 2014

July 2014 Block of the Month

Scrappy Chevron

 Scrappy Chevron is by Cactus Needle
You can make the block by using the instructions above,
 or there is a free tutorial using Triangles on a roll  on that blog.


Bring your chevron blocks back to the meeting on August 19th !

July 2014 Minutes

                                                 July 2014 Meeting
                                           Brownwood Quilter’s Guild
The July 15th meeting was called to order by President, Joy Ivy.
Roll was called. There were 17 members and 2 guests present.
Meeting minutes were read from the June meeting and accepted.
Treasurer report was read by Shelia Smith and accepted.
Sunshine Report :  Was given by Sherry Benbow. Cards were sent to Marilyn and Nancy. Joy Ivy said that her husband got a good report from the doctor. Jeanie Ortegon will have a knee replacement in August.
Wee Care: 2 quilts CPS Bags:  4 bags
General Business: Vickie Mazurek made a motion to make Alice Young a lifetime honorary member of the guild, motion carried.
Doniene Fullagar showed the quilt for the 2015 quilt show and asked for a volunteer to put a label on it. Millie Schwab volunteered.
 Discussion on places to sell raffle tickets followed. Some suggested places are the “Hamilton Fall Festival” in October, the “Goat Cook Off” in Brady, the “Bluegrass Festival” in Pearl and the “Pow Wow” in Comanche. Doniene asked for a volunteer to organize taking the quilt to events.
The stand to display the quilt is at the church.  
Blocks were passed out for the 2016 donation quilt. They had been cut out and ready for volunteers to sew, by Becky Martin and Doniene Fullagar.
President Joy Ivy presented Angela McCorkle with a gift and card for her dedication and service for the past 10 years as quilt show chairman.
Millie Schwab stated that the $300.00 cost of the September program/lecture featuring Suzi Parron http://americanquilttrail.blogspot.com will be split with the Texas Star quilt guild. For those who want to participate in Suzi’s workshop after a pot luck lunch, the cost will be $35.00 each.  Suzi provides the materials needed to create a wooden barn quilt.
Door Prizes were won by Wanda, Biolanda, Doniene, Millie, Becky, LaTrelle, and Vickie. The door prize for those who participated in last years “Row by Row” was won by Shelia Smith.
Show & Tell: Wanda Jackson showed her Embroidered A-Z snowman quilt. LaTrelle Locks  – “I love to Quilt” wall-hanging given to her by Vickie. Millie Schwab –A dress she made for Grace Hannah. Sherri Marshall - /a purse called the “Potato Chip Bag”, because no one can make just one. Vickie Mazurek – A quilt back made in a Pat Sloan workshop she attended and a baby quilt for her grandson Kole.
Shelia Smith – the 2 quilts she made for Wee Care, “Charming Patchyderm” and “Puppy Dog” quilts, and a batiks table runner. Doniene Fullagar – A quilt she made for her grandson Tygh. Joy Ivy – Vintage sewing machines bed runner.
Robin Moody presented a demonstration/ program on how to make 4 yards of bias binding from one fat quarter.
Meeting was adjourned.
Respectfully submitted by: Vickie Mazurek, secretary.



Wednesday, July 16, 2014

June 2014 Show & Tell

Joy Ivy made a beautiful  "Floating Star"  quilt for her granddaughter's graduation gift.

 Doniene Fullagar shows a cosmetic bag she recived from a blogging friend. 
She's using it to hold her embroidery supplies. 

 Debra Revay is showing a this quilt she made for her first grandchild.
 She calls the pattern "Falling Charms". 

 Connie Hart is sharing quilt blocks that were foundation paper pieced 
with a 1923 Sears and Roebuck catalog. 

Shelia Smith is showing one of the donation quilts she made for the "Wee Care" project.

 This is Shelia's completed "Row by Row Mystery" quilt !

 Patsy Oehrlien made a Christmas table runner from her "Row by Row". 

 Mildred Turner has a Grandmother's Flower Garden quilt that Mrs. Turner made for Mildred's mother back in 1987. 

 Lana Webb shows the large bed size quilt she made from fabrics out of her "stash". 
Way to go Lana !