Tuesday, August 21, 2012

August 21, 2012



The August 21, 2012 meeting of the Brownwood Quilters Guild was called to order by President, Nancy Tubb. 

Twenty six members were present.  There were no visitors.
The minutes of the July meeting were read by Secretary, Benita Pipes. There were no corrections.  LaTrelle made a motion to accept the minutes as read, Doris Rice seconded, and the motion carried.
The Treasurer’s Report was presented.  The balance as of August 21, 2012 was $6,853.37.  A motion to accept the report was made by Doniene Fullagar and seconded by Ruby Goodwin.  The motion carried.

Old Business

Norma Bessent will present a report on local charities at the September meeting.

New Business

The program for September will be “Dress to the Nines” presented by Marcella League.  It is a program on nine patch blocks.  After the business meeting in September, there will be a Wee Care sew-in.  Members were asked to bring sewing machines and Wee Care projects.  Quilt kits and batting will be available to be used if you don’t have a current project.  Pizza and salad will be provided.
Guild yearbooks were e-mailed to all members and hardcopies were available for those who requested and paid the additional $1.00. 

 Committee Reports

CPS – Nancy Tubb showed bags made by Cindy Hadley received after last month’s meeting and also some bags that were anonymously donated from Abilene.
Quilt Show - Angela McCorkle announced that vendor letters would be going out soon.  One of the favorite vendors, Pieces Keepers, has requested a booth.  There was discussion on purchasing aprons instead of T-shirts for members to wear at the show.  Angela will have job descriptions for sub-committee chairs in September.

Monthly Drawings

Block of the Month – Doris Rice demonstrated the “Gay Two-Patch Quilt” block to be returned in September.  The block should be made in fall colors and should measure 10 ½” unfinished.
The fat quarter drawing was won by Marcella League.  The color for September is “Fall Harvest.”

Door prizes were won by Carol Casserilla and Nancy Tubb.

Show & Tell

Joy Ivy – Patriotic table runner

Sherri Marshall – Batik challenge

Doris Rice – “Quilts of Valor” (2) and “Skateboard” quilt

Ruby Goodwin – Wall hanging and purse

Marcella League – “Blue Bonnet Trail” quilt

Becky Martin – Wee Care quilt

Doniene Fullagar – “Gracen’s” baby quilt (for first granddaughter), Wee Care quilts (2), boy quilt tops (3) and “Valentine” quilt

Millie Schwab – Dress for Grace

Alice Young – Receiving blanket for Wee Care and CPS bag

Judy Tiedemann – “One Little Block at a Time” and “Where’d It Go” quilts

Cindy Hadley – Garage sale finds

The meeting was adjourned for the program, “Keep it in one Place,” presented by Sherri Marshall.  There was a demonstration and a “make and take” workshop for a mesh project bag.

Respectfully submitted,

Benita Pipes