Date: November 19, 2013
The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. by guild President, Joy Ivy. Roll was called. There were 22 members present. No visitors. The Sunshine Report was given by various members; but, we did welcome Sherry Benbow back! Judy Tiedemann’s husband had another stroke. ( After the meeting, Judy messaged me that she took him to the V.A. hospital.) Alice Young is back home & doing therapy 2 days a week. Nancy Tubb is home recuperating after knee surgery. Terri Reed is going to have to have more hip surgery, therefore it is unlikely her or her Mother, Karen will return to the guild. Minutes from the October meeting were discussed. Doris Rice made a motion to accept the minutes as written, Angela McCorkle seconded the motion. Motion carried.
STANDING COMMITTEE REPORTS:
Treasurers Report: Cindy Hadley gave the report. Doniene Fullagar made a motion to accept treasurer's report. Marilyn DeHay seconded it. Motion carried.
Block of the Month Exchange: Vickie Mazurek presented the block for next month. The pattern is a Friendship Star block. Colors will be red, white & one other color of your choice. Vickie said, if we like, she thought t would be nice for everyone to put their name in the center square of the block. Vickie read the history of the “Friendship Star” block, which was quite interesting.
Doris Rice showed her Row by Row for next month, which is a churn dash block for everyone.
Vickie Mazurek showed some of the quilt show ribbons made by her, Sherri Marshall, Jeanie Ortegon & LaTrelle Locks.
Strip Exchange: No exchange for December
CPS Bags Report: Robin Moody was present but nothing to report.
Wee Care Report: No report given as Judy was out with her husband.
Quilt Show Report: Angela reported that everything is going as scheduled. Nothing new to reportother than still in need of some committee chairmen.
General Business: Doniene is going to send out directions to those that request it. She needs a head count of who all plan to attend the Christmas party at her house by December 10th.
Old business: The Brownwood Chamber wants us to provide Christmas Quilts for Christmas Under the Stars on December 7th & 8th. The quilts need to be taken to the Chamber by Dec. 4th. You can pick up your quilts on the 8th after the event closes or Mon. at the Chamber. The gingerbread men project was scrapped.
ROW by ROW: Next months block will be a churn dash block for both groups
SHOW AND TELL:
Vickie Mazurek- Calf Rope quilt (silhouette) made for her son, Shane. Halloween Cat.
Elaine Anderson- Hawaiian block
Jonna Burkes- 2 Hawaiian blocks
Wanda Jackon- Indian Summer Pillow by Crabapple Hill.
Millie Schwab- Christmas stocking made from an old quilt & Vanilla Cakes quilt.
Joy Ivy- Early Longhorn T-shirt quilt, Sunray T-shirt quilt for her grandson, Austin, traveling ironing board/cutting board carrier.
Cindy Hadley- Flying Dutchman quilt, bought at an auction.
LaTrelle Locks- Blue jean apron made by her sister’s Mother-in-law.
Doris Rice- Halloween bloghop project, wall hanging & pillow. Texas Heart “Heart’s Desire” quilt. It is published in 100 Quilt Blocks magazine. Strada Star, a Christmas tree skirt. Christmas wall hanging. Rooster placemats. Hand-pieced chain block quilt that was purchased at Fredericksburg Trade Days & was hand quilted by Stella Burns church group.
The monthly block drawing was won by Doniene Fullagar.
The strip drawing was won by Doris Rice.
Door Prizes won by: $50 quilting Gift Certificate from the Quilting Queen won by LaTrelle Locks. Quilt Pattern book won by Joy Ivy. Applique caddy won by Wanda Jackson.
PROGRAM: The program was presented by Doris Rice. It was on “How to Choose Your Quilting”. She demonstrated different types of quilting & how changing thread color changes your quilt.
Respectfully submitted by
LaTrelle Locks, Secretary