Wednesday, September 17, 2014

September 2014 Minutes

   September 16, 2014 Meeting Minutes

The meeting was called to order by President Joy Ivy.
Roll was called. There were 19 members present and 1 visitor.

The August minutes were read. Doris Rice made a motion to accept the minutes, Doniene Fullagar second the motion, motion carried.

Treasurer report was read by Joy Ivy. Year books were handed out.

Sunshine Report:  Given by Joy Ivy---Terry Reed is in the hospital recovering, and doing better.
Becky Martin reminded the ladies how important it is to get your yearly mammogram.

Wee Care:  Ruby reported she has 3 to take and 1 receiving blanket was brought today.
CPS :  Nancy Tubb reported 2 bags brought today, 18 were dropped off last month and were very appreciated.

General Business: Joy informed the members that the Buda Quilt Show & Christmas Bazzar is November 7-8 and The Town n’ Country Quilt Guild of Stephenville will have  the Threads of Texas Quilt Show  Oct. 3-4 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Family Life Center.
Nancy Tubb reported that we have a booth to sell raffle tickets on the quilt at The Mills County Artisan Guild Fall Craft Show Nov. 22nd in Goldthwaite, TX.
Millie Schwab presented the September block of the month, “Card Tricks” with a brief demonstration.

Ruby Goodwin stated that the Good Samaritan has 3  quilts they would like someone to quilt for them and she said she knows someone who needs a T-shirt quilt made if anyone is interested.

 The Comanche County, Texas Historical Museum contacted the Brownwood Quilt Guild, asking us to have a look at this 1934 Friendship quilt.  We discussed ways to preserve or restore it. It's an "Improved Nine Patch" that had 49 blocks in it at one time. 47 of which had the friends names on the blocks. It was quilted by the Harmony Good Will Club in1934.

The “Penny Auction” was held. Donations were a bag made by Doris Rice, won by Angela McCorkle, 2 pincushions made by Vickie Mazurek, won by Norma Bessent and Doniene Fullagar.

Door prizes were won by: Joy, Doris, Norma and Biolanda. Fat quarters were won by: Doniene. Block of the month was won by: Nancy Tubb

Show & Tell: Connie Hart showed a bonnet her Grandmother made for her Dad, Earl Deen, who was born in 1913.

Doris Rice showed her “Suzy Homemaker”  quilt, valance, hot pads, tea towels and placemats she made for a blog hop and “Scrappy Stars” quilt she made for a friend to test her pattern.

Joy Ivy showed a wreath her sister made her for her sewing room and a folder full of vintage quilting leaflets and patterns given to her by a friend.

Wanda showed a quilt she made for friends called “Blooming Bricks”.

Millie Schwab showed a Star sampler quilt she made for friends following directions from McCall’s mystery quilt.

Nancy showed a table topper made from left over blocks, a Texas panel quilt, and a Texas paper piecing project she made from a Kaye England class.

 Norma showed a table runner she made to support the womens  ministry at her church.

Vickie showed a completed wall hanging she made from a class she took from Pat Sloan and a Vintage Cowgirl quilt made for a blog hop.

We then had a lecture/story telling from guest speaker Suzi Parron, author of  'Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement.'

Meeting adjourned. There was a potluck luncheon followed by a workshop where 12 members and our guest participated in painting barn quilts.

Respectfully submitted by: Vickie Mazurek, Secretary

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