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 !

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 !

June 2014 Program


The monthly program was presented by Millie Schwab on hand sewing 101.
She shared beautiful examples....some were beautiful vintage pieces.