Davie County Quilters’ Guild E s t . 1999
O c t o b e r , 2 0 1 3
Our regular meeting will be Monday, October 21.
Door Greeter _TBD
Birthday Prize _Lena Mae Allen
Refreshments_— _Lena Mae Allen, Chris Dyson, Vicki Groce
October Meeting Program
Name Tag Workshop
It was requested that we have a workshop to make more name tags. This will be offered at our October meeting. Bring basic sewing supplies and any scraps that could be used in paper piecing. We will be making name tags using different techniques that you can incorporate into your other quilting projects. If you would like to bring your machine, you may. Just make sure you come out for a fun night of sewing!
Sign up at the October meeting to participate in the Round Robin Quilt program. You may choose to sign up for the traditional round robin or the row by row round robin. For the traditional, you will make the center and borders will be added by other quilters in your group. If you sign up for the row by row, you will make the first row and others will add rows as it is passed along in your group. Don't miss out on all the fun. If you would like to sign up, but feel you may need help, we have quilters willing to help you with this project as needed. Complete guidelines will be available at the meeting.
Ugly Fabric Challenge
I think everyone had a great time exchanging ugly fabrics at our last meeting. Don't know about you, but all of mine is still pretty ugly!! Have you started your project yet? I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with. Remember to bring your completed project back to our December meeting for a special show & tell. If you are making a quilt, the top needs to be completed, but it does not have to be quilted. Debbie
Jean would like to meet at 6:00 prior to the regular meeting to determine interest in doing another quilt show next year. If you are willing to help, please plan to attend or let Jean know of your interest. We had a great first show; and if we are going to continue our tradition, there is lots of work needed to make it happen!
Minutes of Davie Quilt Guild - September 16, 2013
Door greeter was Jean Shipley. Delicious refreshments were provided by Carol Wagner, JulieAnn Carver and Brenda Hanes. Birthday gift was provided by Patsy Roach. There were 30 present at this meeting. The business meeting was opened by president, Brenda Hanes.
Cares and Concerns:
Carolyn Cartner’s husband passed away.
Ann Cline’s sister, Nancy Koontz, passed away .
Martha Bower’s brother-in-law passed away. Our condolences go to Carolyn, Ann and Martha for their loss.
Jennifer Web’s son-in-law is in the hospital with MRSA.
Betty Gantt’s husband is better. Betty is taking treatments to help with her sciatic nerve pain.
Debbie Spillman’s husband is to have surgery for prostate cancer October 1.
Jean Shipley’s daughter-in-law is improving.
Patsy Roach fell off a porch and has a fracture below her thumb.
· _Members of the charity committee reported that the Davie County Sheriff Department is in need of blankets for children and adults. A motion was made and seconded to take $100.00 from our treasury to buy some blankets for this purpose. Motion passed.
· _It was also brought to our attention that the VA home in Salisbury needs 99 wheel chair bags. A workshop will be announced later to work on these.
· _Jean Shipley gave a report about the delivery of 41 quilts to some of the men in the VA Home in Salisbury. Mary Womack who donated the material was able to go with guild members that day. Those who went were able to hand deliver the quilts. A big thanks to all who cut, made kits, sewed, quilted and put the binding on these quilts. The quilts were greatly appreciated by the men who received them.
· _An organization meeting to discuss the possibility of having a quilt show in October of 2014 will be held prior to our next meeting (October, 2013) at 6:30 PM. If we have one, it would be held the 2nd weekend in October-- October 10-11, 2014.
· _The Charity Committee was asked to consider whether or not we want to do a tractor quilt to raffle.
· _A thank you was received for our $605.00 donation for summer food bags for children of Davie County.
· _Dragonfly sent their annual report.
· _Reminder: guild quilt pins are available for $5.00 each. Jean Shipley has guild tote bags available for $15.00 each.
· _Jean Shipley suggested that the guild buy paper products for our refreshments. This was discussed, but no decision was made to do this.
· _Beverly Sulecki won the prize for having an August birthday and Beverly Stroud won the prize for having a September birthday. Ann Foil won the door prize.
Show and Tell:
· _Debbie Spillman displayed a beautiful quilt that she made after 9/11. She displayed a wall hanging, too. She also displayed a quilt that she made in an on-line swap--received this from a girl in Oregon.
· _Brenda displayed a beautiful quilt that she hand pieced and quilted in 1970.
We gathered in a circle with our ugly fabric in hand and passed different sizes of it around until we had all received an interesting assortment of “ugly” fabric. Debbie gave prizes throughout the process. It was an enjoyable time sharing our fabric with others. Debbie told us to take home our ugly assortment of fabric and make something from it and bring it to the December meeting.
Next month we are to bring a pumpkin that we have made. Debbie had one she displayed that was made from a 20” square of fabric, batting, a roll of toilet paper -- and a stick. It was suggested that we make a pin cushion to swap at our Christmas meeting.
Meeting was adjourned.