Thursday, April 5, 2012

March Minutes and Anita's Arrowhead Workshop

The meeting was called to order by Rachel Wessels at 6:30.

Visitors included Joan from Lake Gaston’s quilt guild.

Kaye Peagram, Karen Hanny, Dawn Lemons and Donna Wesseman celebrated March birthdays.

Treasurer’s report –

Karen reported after collecting some dues and paying for the Hampton trip, the balance in the treasury is $1234.87.

Old Business –

Raffle tickets are continuing to be sold. The raffle quilt will be on display at the April trunk show. Raffle tickets will be sold that evening.

New Business -

There will be no April business meeting as we will be hosting a trunk show by Marilyn Doheny. The trunk show will take place at the First Presbyterian Church.

Betty Jo Pernell and Belinda Alston shared of their trips to Hampton Roads quilt show.

Members were reminded of the Anita’s Arrowhead workshop to be held on Saturday, March 24, at Miss Lou’s.

First and last quilts were shared by Lynn Patiky and Donna Compton. Lynn’s first quilt was a sampler that was all hand pieced and quilted. Her last quilt top was a Civil War Sampler that she hand pieced.

Donna’s first quilt was a Watercolor. Her last quilt was of appliqued butterflies made from handkerchiefs.

The evening’s program included several members sharing their expertise. Kaye Peagram explained how to create a flange for a quilt. Debbie Powell demonstrated a product called Texture Magic, which shrinks once steam is applied creating texture in the fabric. Lynn Currin shared several different paper products and techniques that can be used for marking quilts for quilting.

Door prizes were awarded to Susan Perozek and Lynn Patiky.

Quilt in the Box boxes were exchanged.

Lynn Patiky's first quilt. A hand pieced and hand quilted sampler.

Lynn's last quilt is a Civil War Sampler.

Donna Compton's first quilt was a watercolor.

Donna's last quilt is one of appliqued butterflies made from handkerchiefs.

Busy ladies at the Anita's Arrowhead workshop.
Nikki Moshier and Rachel talking about quilting.

Squaring up the blocks.
Some of the finished blocks.