February 16, 2016

45 members present

10 guests
Refreshments –Georgia C., Debbie M., Rita M.
Door Prizes – Georgia C., Debbie M., Rita W., Diana B.


Mamie B.
Georgia C.
Stephanie C.
Annette D.
Loretta D.
C.J. F.
Patty G.
Claudia K.
Tina P.
Esther C.


Name tags- We would love for all the member to have and wear name tags to the meetings.  If you need a pattern or suggestion on how to make one, you can contact Debora P. 

Sunshine and Shadows (contact Barbara S.)

Karen A. – her dad was recently in the hospital and is going to be in rehab.

Donna P. – she had surgery on February, 16. She will also be going to rehab.


As of February, 16, there are still three openings for the retreat at the Compass Center March 3-6. Contact Barbara Sessions for more information.

Programs and workshops

March 15, 2016 – Shirley Worley will be doing a program on hand dyeing fabric.

March 2016 – Machine quilting workshop with Shirley Worley. This will be before the March meeting. Further details to come. Contact Drena C. or Rhonda H. for more details.

March 31, 2016 – appliqué class with Linda Brown. The cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. This class is currently full. If there is enough interest, a second class will be available. Contact Drena C. or Rhonda H. for more details.

Give away

Diana Buckley announced she had a lot of in progress Dresden Plates and some Bow Tie pieces to give away.

Block of the Month

February’s block of the month brought in 34 blocks. Two people won 17 blocks- Barbara S. and Jean C.

For March the colors will be blue and yellow. Contact Caroline I. for more details or click here for PDF

Raffle Quilt

The top is finished. Caroline I. is piecing the backing. Gina P. is going to quilt it and have it ready to be bound at the retreat in March. Thank you to everyone who worked on this.


Mary D. – no sew project for the guild to make for the TAQG rally. We need to make 500. This project was approved and seconded by Gina P. and Georgia C.

There will be a workshop before the April 19th meeting. More details to come.

Shop News

Corner Square Quilts-
Block of the month – this will start up in mid March
Embroidery class – June 6 and 7. Contact Rhonda H. or Drena C. if interested.

Snip and Pins is going out of business.

Tomorrow’s Quilts in Waco is also going out of business.

More TAQG news

T- shirts need to be ordered by next meeting.

There will be 2 prizes for the pre-rally. Second prize is a sewing machine.

Mad Hatters

Georgia C. delivered 182 caps to Parkland Hospital.

Door Prizes

Four door prizes were given away.

We need some more spots filled up for door prizes in September and November. Both of those have 2 door prize spots and 1 refreshment spot available. Contact Patty G. to sign up.


Gwen Maxwell William presented a program about African American Quilts. She is an artist in residence and she has also taught at Stanford.

Show and Tell

Mary D. – 7 hats, 1 kids quilt, and 2 pillow cases
Barbara S. – 2 pillowcases
Bobby P. – several VA lap quilts
Dora J. – Embroidered state flower quilt
Angie B. – Christmas tree runner
Pat K. – King size tropical colors on white background- pattern from Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting
Rheta G. – African dancers quilt
Hollie M. – Dinosaur Days by Pine Tree Country Quilts- Northcott fabrics. This is for her grandson.
Rita W. – bag, jacket, sewing wall hanging, Valentine table topper, 2 pillowcases
Mamie B. – 80 hats
Cindy F. – blue and purple Hunter’s Star

Revised 2/22/16