Thursday, March 29, 2018

March 2018 meeting minutes

Geri opened the meeting welcoming 21 members and 3 guests.
She recognized Guild members who presented quilts in Cobblestone Quilters' Guild show in March.

Awards List
Most Creative - Photo Bomb by Connie Z

Sandy introduced our speaker, Clara Fugua, who facilitates workforce development and community initiatives at Charleston Florence Crittenten Home. Clara outlined the services available to the residents and volunteer opportunities. Our guild presented 14 baby quilts to Clara for FCH.


Programs:  Kim
At the April meeting Connie and Alice will demonstrate Flat Face binding.  Hope and Connie will present Members Trunk Show.

Charities:  Sandy
Florence Crittenten Home needs items for their foster care residents.  Throw size quilts, $5 Walmart cards, cosmetics etc.  Blocks for Thomas Fire Relief quilts are due at the April Meeting.

Swaps and Challenges:  Phoebe
Construct bags suitable for cosmetics, pencils/pens etc. for foster care residents at FCH.

Special Events:  Lynn
Sew Day April 20 at Five Eights Seam beginning at 9:30am.  Members making the LARGE tote are asked to purchase pattern at PPQ Summerville.

Next guild meeting is April 24.

Victoria Findlay Wolfe will be teaching Double Wedding Ring (a pillow) on Sat. Oct. 13 and  Cascade Quilt on Sun. the 14.  Both classes will be at Five Eights Seam.  The Cascade Quilt is in MODERN QUILT MAGIC.

Peggy and Colleen shared quilts illustrating their quilt journey.

Lynn modeled a short sleeve Liberty print shirt.
Cathy shared a quilt top made from the bag of scraps she received in guild's scrap swap last year.
Alice shared a shamrock wall hanging with flat face binding and her first attempt at "match stick" quilting.

Phoebe surprised Lynn with the guild's 2017 QuiltCon Savannah charity quilt which benefited MUSC Children's Hospital. The quilt was designed by Whitner and quilted by Marybeth.


Photo Bomb by Connie Z

I Thee Wed by Lynn C

Sweet Tea & Butterbeans by Alice A
Hospitality by Alice A
Dresden Daisies by Catherine B

Elephant in the Room by Lynn C

Matimbo Means Power by Phoebe H 

Wonky Log Cabin by Kim M
Dream House by Lynn C    

 The O.G. Dahlia an original design by Whitner
Madison’s Swoon from Swoon/Camille Roskelley by Tamie H    

Phoebe H - Mix Tape an original design by group members

Phoebe H - Hot Rollers from Molehills by Latifah Saafir

Alice A

Lynn C

Catherine B
I think she likes it!