Did you know that the Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild offers nearly 300 book in our library? They’re available for any of our members to borrow (included for free with your membership!) Our guild buys books every year, but many are also donated to our guild. Below is the most current list of what’s in… Read More Guild Library
Yesterday’s monthly guild meeting featured a wonderful presentation by Cindy Felts on jelly rolls! Here is a link to the presentation. Did you know that the term “Jelly Roll” is trademarked by Moda fabrics. They first came out with the concept in 2006! Here’s a gallery of some beautiful jelly roll-inspired quilts we admired last… Read More What do you do with that Jelly Roll?
— classes —
Next Saturday, February 3 is our monthly class. This month we will be learning the Carolina Lily Table Runner or Hallow Cube Block. both patterns use the the Clearview Triangle ruler (strip piecing). Join Martha Ethridge for a class on her award winning Carolina Lily Table Runner. As an alternative, you can learn to make… Read More February 2018 Class
— Friendship Star —
A dear guild member, Joan, has moved and we are making her friendship star blocks. The blocks for Joan’s quilt are a little different than the ones we traditionally do. They should still measure 9.5″ unfinished. Joan has requested jewel tones on black. Check out the images below to get some inspiration. Please bring your… Read More Joan’s Friendship Blocks
— meeting minutes —
Minutes of Piece and Plenty Quilt Guild, December 7, 2017 Meeting called to order by Kathy Stack at 7:10 p.m. 55 members present. No new members or guests tonight. Those with birthdays in December were acknowledged. November minutes were emailed. Mary Wilkerson made a motion and Ruth Rakop seconded to accept the minutes as written.… Read More December 2017 Meeting Minutes
We were short of our goal in November of baby quilts for the year so I asked for help. I received such an overwhelming response in December. 21 quilts were turned in at the December meeting. I think that was a record for a given month. We not only met our goal, we passed the… Read More Karen’s 10,000 Inches Annual Report for 2017
— UFO Quilts —
I’m excited to announce the new 2018 UFO Challenge! Thanks to our guild president, Kathy Stack, for the great idea. I’ll have the bid sheets at the January meeting for you to fill out and turn in. I hope everyone will consider participating this year. It should be lots of fun! It never occurred to me that during… Read More 2018 UFO Challenge
Thank You, Thank You and Thank You. In November I was asking for some baby quilts because we were not even at 10,000 inches for this year. Wow, did I ever get a response from this quilt guild. Last night 21 baby quilts were turned in with a total of 3,451 inches. We not only… Read More Karen’s 10,000 Inches Update
Just a jolly reminder of the Christmas Party on December 7th! The doors will open at 5:30. Dinner will be potluck style. If you don’t remember what you signed up to bring, you can text or email Tina Paris, or just bring whatever you like. Plates, cups, napkins, and plastic tableware will be supplied. Please… Read More Holiday Party: December 7
How awesome! Our Raymondville Retreat made the Houston Harold! Check out the article here. Did you miss the fun weekend? Don’t worry, we’re planning to do it again in the spring. A special thanks to the folks at Golden Hills for hosting us, feeding us delicious food, and providing comfortable lodging.