May 17, 2016

Cedar Hill Quilt Guild May minutes/newsletter

Birthdays

Barbara C.
Leretta E.
Cheryl Str.

Upcoming Programs 

In June we will have an exciting program featuring our own quilters. If you haven't signed up, please contact Rhonda H. We will be sharing our first quilt (or quilt top) and a recent quilt (or quilt top). Of course, feel free to bring an early quilt/top if you don't have the first one you ever made. This should be fun for alll to look at our progress. Plus this is a great way to encourage new quilters who might be intimidated by our more advanced work (lol).

For July meeting Diana asks that we all make a mug rug to swap.

TAQG

The 500 giveaway items have all been completed. Thank you to everyone who contributed. The leftover Heat and Bond is being sold for $1.35/yd. E-mail/call Mary D. Marilyn has (had?) 2 pins left for TAQG

Membership

If you need a membership card contact Deborah P.

Workshops

There will be a workshop at the 1890's house June 21 at 2:00 p.m. This will be a workshop to work on scrap quilt blocks for charity. 

There will be a workshop at the 1890's house August 16 at 2:00 p.m. to assemble the quilt tops for charity.

Sunshine/Shadow- 

Charlotte H. - We are so sad to hear that her brother passed away.

CJ F. - her husband had emergency surgery and is still facing some serious health issues

Mary- her husband also had surgery

Brenda W.- Her sister was sick and in the hospital

Gwen N. - her mom broke her femur

Mamie B. - her son is on the list for a kidney transplant

Raffle Quilt

Recently there were $69 worth of raffle tickets sold. We need recommendations for spots and times to display the raffle quilt and sell tickets. You can contact Brenda or Rhonda H. for more details. 

The quilt is being stored at Corner Square Quilts. 

2017 Charity Quilt 

This one is going to be made with 1/2 square triangles. We need 6" squares and 12 " sqaures. Contact Jean S. for more details.

Block of the Month

May- 21 pairs were brought in and Gina P. won them. 

June - The blocks will be made with 30's fabrics. Click here for the pattern details.

Program

Nancy Connor with the Arlingtion Quilt Guild did a presentation on quilts in Vietnam. 

Show and Tell

Diana B. - paper doll quilt

Hollie M. - quilt for her granddaughter Anna 

Mary D. - 3 pillowcases and 1 girl's quilt

Cheryl Stu. - 2 children's quilts from stash fabric

Barbara S. - jelly roll quilt and a baby quilt for charity

Charlotte H. - baby quilt for a friend and - attic window pattern/bright fish print

Angie B. - "Chasing Stars" a baby quilt for a co-worker who is having her first child made with green, oranges and blues. Plus 2 pillowcases.

Rita W. - steering wheel covers and trash bag for a car, patriotic wall hanging, and 2 pillowcases

Judy P. - applique quilt

Karen C. - non-traditional baby quilt for cousin's first grandbaby (quilted on her Sashiko)

CJ - 3 pillowcases

Rheta G. - Dancing ladies wall hanging, Dresden plate (almost done...needs borders)

Jean C. - quilt made with heart blocks

Carolyn I. - Rust quilt for my red-headed daughter

Janet S. - 3 pillowcases, Bead of courage bag - 25

Claudia K. - mini quilt for TAQG rally day, mystery quilt from New Year's Eve day at Quilt Among Friends

Renee P. - 9 pillowcases

Sue M. - Raffle quilt for Wycliff, 4 baby hats, and 2 pillowcases

 

Members present - 47

guest - 2


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