Tuesday, September 30, 2014

September 20 2014 Meeting

General Discussion:

Jenny reviewed our remaining calendar events for 2014.
October is our planning meeting and requested everyone bring 2 or 3 ideas.
November is our charity sew date where we will construct blankets varying in size and NICU smocks for the Vanderbilt Childrens Hospital. Encouraging everyone to invite a friend.
December is our Holiday Party with the Secret Santa Swap, Dirty Santa and pot luck luncheon.  We will also hold elections.

Treasurer's Report - Linda Cunningham
Bank ending balance - $661.05
Linda will check the pay pal account for any deposits.
Reminder dues are $40 with $15 going to Modern Quilt Guild

Discussed the Modern Quilt Guild Charity Quilt Challenge. 
Project is a twin size quilt (70 X 90).
Prescribed colors
Alternate Grid presentation
Sign up by September 30
Deadline is January 15
The members present agreed the Guild will not particpate.

Our Facebook Group is our communication tool.

Everyone shared their hand dyed fabric we did at last month's meeting.  Beautiful color range.

Stefanie Williams shared Cherrios Quilt she made for a raffle for a sick child, a baby quilt finishing with scrappy binding and a swoon mini block she made into a pin cushion.

Linda Cunningham shared two Halloween quilt tops she is quilting.

Jayne Willis shared a lap quilt made with her hand dyed fabrics and shot cottons in blues and greens.

Betty Camfield shared her Michael Miller challenge with greay background and a cat zipper pouch from Straight Stitch Nation and patten tested a tolietry kit pattern.

Jennifer Haston shared the center block that she is constructing for a friend.  The center block is pink and red spelling out LOVE.  You will find flying geese and a landscape bottom.

Debby Lee had lots to share with her Pixalated heart in grey and blue batiks with a red square. She is planning on doing linear quilting.  She also brought an Irish table runner with a multi-color heart flower shape with a grey background. Debby also brought in her Mug Rug Exchange - Teal for Two.

Royce Vaughan shared a flower made with fabric dye pens. Her online quilt group made her a memory quilt with some of her favorite things. She also brought in the quilt our guild made for her as a rememberance of her husband.

Tori Grant shared a needle holder with tiny patchwork and a needlework kit.

Lindsay Connor is a busy girl.  She shared a strip piecing project that is a work in process. She is also working on patterns for a co-authored book, On the Go Bags.

LaTanya Channel shared a minky pieced quilt top in brown, mint and aqua and a quilt block she is working on, Modified Churn Dash and some Nine Patch blocks.