Tuesday, September 21, 2010

September 21, 2010


The September 21st, 2010 meeting of the Brownwood Quilters Guild was called to order by Pres. Angela McCorkle. There were 27 members and 3 guests present. Sherri Marshall moved and Micki Wooldridge seconded that minutes from the August meeting be approved as posted. Millis Schwab moved we approve the treasurer’s report as posted and Joy Ivy seconded. Both motions carried.

Sherry Benbow, Sunshine Chairman reported that a card was sent to member Vita Weehut who suffered a broken arm at the Brownwood Reunion. A card was also passed around for members to sign to send to Mildred Turner.

Nancy Tubb and Angela McCorkle reported that the Mystery Block Quilt will start this month. Members may choose the queen or crib size.

Angela reported the the Quilt Show dates have been changed to April 30th and May 1st, 2011 due to conflict with Easter. Letters to vendors will go out next month. Admissions still needs a chairperson and Vendor Foods needs a coordinator.

Tricia Emery reported the Hospitality Committee is preparing for the Christmas Party at the December meeting. If anyone would like to help with decorating, please contact Tricia or Lynn.

Joyce Kelley reported the program for October will be Wool & Cotton from San Angelo. The Town and Country Quilt Group will also be visiting at the October meeting. Marcia Kaylackie, quilt appraiser will be the program in November.

Several have donated WeeCare quilts but no labels. Millie donated 3 CPS pillowcases.

Angela reported that the website advertising committee still hasn’t met and will do so in the near future.

Joyce Kelley was honored by the Texas Dept. of Agriculture by choosing her block for a “special” project to be announced at a later date.

Show and Tell was as follows:
Sherri Marshall – Take 5 Cranberry Wishes Quilt and Placemats
Doris Rice – Shooting Stars Quilt and 76 Trombones Quilt
Joyce Kelley – 2 Mystery Quilts
Jackie Campbell (Tricia Emery’s sister) – Tea Cups Quilt
Benita Pipes – Connecting Pinwheels Quilt, Blended Quilt, Chicken Quilt BOM, Tea Pots Quilt BOM, President’s Blocks Quilt, Texas Flag Quilt, Thread Painting Pillows, and WeeCare Quilt
Jonna Burkes – Woolie Halloween Banner
Angela McCorkle – LoneStar Quilt

Fat Quarter Drawing was won by Pat Murph. The Color for October is brown/gold. Door Prizes were won by Ruby Goodwin, Wanda Jackson, Stella Burns, Tricia Emery, Joyce Kelley, Terri Reed, Alice Young, and Pat Murph.

Patti Stevens and Carol McKee from the Quilting House in Breckenridge, Texas presented the program on paper piecing.

Respectfully submitted

Doris Rice

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