March 15, 2016

44 members 7 guests

Birthdays

Karen A.
Betty S.
Ruth W.
Retta

Membership Reminders

Please make sure all your information is up to day and correct.

There are still some yearly dues needing to be paid.

If you need membership card, see LaQuita B. or Debora P.

Workshops

Next month- April 19, 2016 there will be a workshop for the TAQG gifts.  Bring scissors. This is a no sewing required item.

Madhatters- meet 1st Saturday of every month at Marilyn’s house at 10:00 a.m. Last month they gave 115 hats to Parkland.

Corner Square Quilts – March 31st – hand appliqué class from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 or 3:00 p.m. Linda Brown will be teaching. This class is full, however, if there is enough interest, another session could be a possibility. Contact the shop for more details.

Programs

June- this program will star …all of you lovely quilters. This is a time to show your 1st quilt ever and a recent quilt.

April – a presentation of laser cut quilts

Sunshine and Shadows

Rhonda H. - her husband had surgery
Gloria D - her mom had an accident and fractured her leg and is not doing very well
Jean S. – fell and had 14 staples in her head, but is doing much better
Brenda – fell and fractured her foot
Deborah – helped her mom move
Julie L. – her mom is declining and has dementia and Julie is sick
Donna P. – had surgery and need to be in rehab for about a month
Linda M. – dad is in the hospital

TAQG

Rally is July 9th

Lunch is from McCallisters and the cost is $10.00.

Kimberly Inos is teaching workshops.

Pre-rally day

The raffle this year includes two different sewing machines – A Janome and a Pfaff.

Block of the Month

Nancy C. won the blue and yellow blocks.

April’s block features spring flowers. Click Here for more details.

Christmas Quilt-

We need 300 more light 5” squares.

We will pass out bags to make blocks in June and they are due by the August meeting.

Donation Quilt- has already been quilted by Gina P. It still needs binding. It measures 108.5” x 108.5”.

Click Here to see

Shop news

Corner Square Quilts – opened back up March 16, 2016 after some flooding caused them to close. They have a new block of the month starting called, “Rainbow Stars.” It is paper pieced and the cost is $20/month. Also, they would appreciate if you can pick up the old block of the month. They would also love to see your mystery quilts.

Seldom Seen Quilting – April 2nd is the 3rd anniversary. That will be an all day charity sewing day from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ben Franklin – March – 20% off green fabrics. 30% off any fabric if you finish the bolt. April – 20% - non-fabric items.

Classes- beginner class is the 2nd Saturday – a baby doll class and “bunny tracks”
Gloria D. will be teaching “seasonal angels” classes. In March it is the fall angel. In April it is the winter angel.

Program- Sherry Worley- Hand dyed fabrics


  

Door Prizes

Rita W. – won a pair of hand dyed bamboo socks.
Ann A.
Jan (?... not sure)

Show and Tell

**sorry if some pictures are missing**

Maryln Z.- Large scrap quilt

Charlotte H.- knit hat by Sarah Grace DeBona and a pillowcase
Marilyn K.- Embroidered cross wall hanging for a silent auction for Pilot’s Club charity

Helen C. – a finished Trunk or Treat project and a garage sale white quilt and a blue quilt for charity
  

Jean C.- 7 pillowcases.
Barbara S. – quilt tops completed at retreat, super bowl mystery quilt, lap quilt, baby quilt, table topper, and a VA wheelchair quilt
   

Bailey M. – quilt top completed at retreat, “Make a Splash” Moda Slice (AKA #notStephaniesQuilt)

Danna J. – her first big quilt and first longarmed quilt for her husband

Hollie M. – My Daughter’s Quilt for her daughter
Julie C. – VA lap quilt
Angie B. – St. Patty’s Day table runner

Diana B. - Mini quilt

If you buy Hobbs batting keep the UPC codes to help the guild save of future purchases of batting.

Note from the secretary- I apologize for any mistakes. Sometimes I have a hard time reading my hastily written notes and I cannot rely on my memory. If I have left off anything vitally important, please e-mail me or call. Also, I endeavor to use only first names and last name initials, but sometimes I slip up. I respect your privacy and will be trying to double check. Thank you for being such an awesome group of people. 


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