March 2013 Meeting MinutesQBTB Guild Minutes
March 27, 2013 Meeting
Program: We all enjoyed the presentation by Maggie Ball. She enjoys doing variations on traditional quilts and working with children. She shared the books she has written:
Creative Quilting with Kids
Patchwork and Quilting with Kids
Traditional Quilts with a Twist
Maggie also told about the work she has done in aiding the establishment of a sewing center in Mongolia. She shared many interesting quilts with us.
QBTB welcomed Mary Hart-Furman to our guild, as a new member.
Birthdays will be celebrated next month.
Spring Retreat is just around the corner on April 12, 13, & 14.
Reminder: Challenge Quilts are due in June
Theme: Hot Flashes
Think simple and easy
Block Colors: Anything from yellow to purple red on the color wheel or any combination of these colors.
Sashing and Borders: To be done in black, white or combination of black and white.
Size: 48” by 60”
Complete the top by June meeting for Show and Tell
Quilting and binding to be done by September to donate to Mary Bridge.
Bags for Beads of Courage: Approximately 300 bags have been completed.
Show and Tell:
Barbara Kadden—Ice Cream Quilt and a purse
Jo Ellen Ramsey—Used up scraps to create a quilt mainly in red, white and blue
Mary Johnston—Scrap Quilt
Mary Bradshaw—Miniature Quilt done in 180 ½” squares and a quilt top in a range of purples
April 24-----Debbie Elherd from Carriage Country Quilts
Quilting with Wool
May 22—Visiting and Sewing
Bring hand work of any kind or cutting and visit with fellow members
June 26—Sherry Rogers-Harrison will present Ink-Lique’
(There will be more information on this next month with a short video)
Jan Jansen, Secretary