Carol, Diane, Glenn, Mary, Pat, Deb, Rachel, Bille (Guest of Rachel!) and welcome new members Barb & Maria
Upcoming Sewing Saturdays:
Apr 23 at Deb's house - this is tentative
May 23 at Pat's house
June 23 at Deb's house
Discussion of the Month - How to Keep your Favorite Fabrics to Display
Pat - make a pillow using bits of your favorite fabrics or make small wall hangings out of them to hang in your craft room.
Diane - use in a purse
Carol - make a scrap quilt
Discussion for next month - Where do you go for your quilt ideas and inspiration?
Deb showed us how to do the 8 at a time half square triange method and how to trim half square triangles before ironing them, using a ruler the same size as the unfinished block size.
Show and Tell:
Maria showed her scrap quilts, 2 hst quilts, and a strip quilt flimsy and blocks she has been working on.
Carol showed a purse she had made plus some shopping bags
Diane showed her dad's shirt remembrance quilt tops that she has been working on.
Pat showed her Missouri Star quilt called Surprise Pinwheels, a purple quilt and a batik quilt.
Retreat Discussion -
Next year's retreat will be held at the Red Rooster March 24-26, 2017.
There is another smaller quilt group that the owners of the Red Rooster are going to try to merge with us so that we can meet the minimum required.
New Business -
Heritage Quilt Guild has open seats on their bus for going to the Paducah quilt show. Please contact their guild for more information.
Recipe of the Month -
Pat shared a recipe for Skid Row Stroganoff that she has made several times and her family enjoys.