New President, Diana B., starts the meeting
Mary D. and Bailey M. approved the minutes from the December, 2015 meeting
Sunshine and Shadows
Sue M. - knee replacement
Helen C. - fractured hip
Karen - troubles with her esophagus, dad is in rehab
Ruth W. - foot trouble
Ann A. - sinus trouble
Patty G. - sister was in ICU for low blood sugar
Donna P. - sick
Caroline I. - husband has a new job
March 3 -6, 2016
starts Thursday at 12:00 p.m. and goes until Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Costs - $262 - Thursday through Sunday
$176 - Friday through Sunday
This will be at the Compass Center located at 1030 FM 339 Mt. Calm, Texas, 76673
Call Barbara S. for more information.
*As of February 4, 2016 there are 4 spots still available.
Past president honored
Judy P, was given a gift card to Common Threads Quilt Shop in Waxahachie, Texas
Block of the month
Carolyn I. - shows the block of the month for February
They will be pink, red, and white heart blocks
You can see the attachment for more information
Carolyn I. - this quilt will be made with black, red, and white half square triangles
Gina P. will be quilting it.
Carolyn I. - This will be made with Christmas reds, greens and cream/pale background fabrics (5 in. squares of these colors are needed.)
the pattern will come from the book -The Big Book of Nickel Quiltst by Pat Speth.
January 20, 2016 meeting for all presidents and secretaries of quilt guilds
Rhonda H./Drena C. announced some upcoming programs
February - Gwen Maxwell Williams - will be presenting African American quilts. Her quilts have been in museums.
March - Sherry Worley will be doing a presentation on hand dyeing fabrics. She will be having a workshop on machine quilting - details to come.
August - Linda Brown will be presenting an applique trunk show. She will be having a workshop March 31 at Corner Square Quilts.
Corner Square Quilts - Claudia's Creations will have an embroidery workshop on June 6-7 at the Holiday Inn Express. As of February 4, 2016 it is full, but if you are interested they will put you on a waiting list.
- February Mystery Quilt - 3 different sessions - February, 7, 14, and 21. The last two still have openings. Contact the shop for further details.
- Lil' Red Riding Hood panels are now available.
Ben Franklin - 40% of selected fabrics
- 20% of valentine, red, pink fabrics
Georgia C. - Mad Hatters meets once a month on the first Saturday at 10:00 a.m. They will be meeting at the library now.. They are making scarves for Special Olympics and pillowcase kits for foster kids.
- Ragi Marino presents "Flying Through the World of Quilts" with PowerPoint and a trunk show.
Show and Tell
Claudia K. - 2 quilts and 6 hats
Mary D. - queen size blue braid
Charlotte H. - Nickel quilt in 30's prints
Gloria D. - Valentine table topper
Janet S. - 5 self binding flannel blankets
Jean C. - Cheddar stars scrappy quilt
Gina P. - baby quilt from a panel
Cheryl S. - quilt made from scraps
Linda S. - quilt
Mamie B. - 90 baby hats
brought by Gina P. and Barbara S.
refreshments brought by Georgia C. and Patty G
general information- 47 members, 2 guests, and 4 new members present