January 19, 2016

Meeting starts

New President, Diana B., starts the meeting

Mary D. and Bailey M. approved the minutes from the December, 2015 meeting

January birthdays 

Amy J.

Bailey M,.

Barbara C.

Donna A.

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

Retreat Announcement

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

Raffle Quilt

Carolyn I. - this quilt will be made with black, red, and white half square triangles

                    Gina P. will be quilting it.

Christmas quilt 

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

Program Announcements

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.

Shop News

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

Door Prizes

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


Revised 06/04/2018