Thursday, May 29, 2014

May Meeting and Retreat

Well what a great time we have had this month. We made baby quilts to donate to Mater 

Mothers, we welcomed a new member, Jenny and we had a retreat at Stacey's at the Gap 

near Warwick. Lots of fun.  Enjoy some of the photos 

 This is the link for Kool Kats quilting our guest tutors in July. Thank you to those ladies
who have put their names down to come along. We have met our numbers.

by Gail C's quilt

by Gail C 

By Di Stork 

by Gail C

Jo and Marg S

by Ros

By Freda

new member Jenny Loves frogs 

More of Jenny's frogs
Chris made small twister into placemats

Chris's quilting on her placemats

9 of us travelled to Warwick for a weekend retreat.  Leonie and Mal really looked after us, as usual. We sewed from daylight til late and had a great time.  Sheen , Margie and Peg even managed to find a snake.   Non poisonous lucky... a big carpet snake sunning himself near the path.  We all achieved a lot. I would encourage you all to come next year in May around this same time.  $275  ( Fri to Sunday) is all it costs..well worth it in a beautiful part of the world.
by jenny M

By Ros

Peg, Sheena, Di Margie C, Margie S.

Log cabin By Sheena

Irish Chain by Gail T

Beautiful liked pattern by Di

Pegs log cabin held a surprise ... a truck???

Pegs Log cabin


GailT, Sheena, Peg and Di

jenny M made some books

jenny's bag

together and done .. Great job Di

Margie C and Jo

Margie S , finished at last .. no more trips to warwick foe this quilt

Ros made 2




jenny's finished

Baby quilts - Gail T

Jenny .. still have to bind


By Gail

By Jenny

by Margie C she made this one at a workshop with the  Moonie Group

by peg

Margie S 

Jo finally found enough fabric to finish this one

" Really?"

Thanks to all the ladies for great companionship and fun.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

May Newsletter and Year Planner

Yearly Planner for McIntyre Quilters.

We will continue to meet at St Mary’s parish hall behind the church on the 3rd Sunday of the month. Please note there are a couple of changes for workshops.  Bring a friend to boost our numbers.

Vacuuming Roster
Charity Day –
Baby quilts
What ever you can use to make some baby quilts to donate to the hospital.

Quilts to be 80 x 110cms finished – for Royal Mothers Brisbane.

Retreat at Stacey’s at the Gap
Positions available-$275 Fri to Sun .
See Jenny
Work on your own work  or UFO

Put up quilt display at Library
Your Julie Latcham quilts and baby quilts. Ladies needed 9.00-12.00 am to help and bring quilts.

What ever you want to work on.

19.7.14 and

2 days
Community Centre
Weekend workshop Kool Kats

8.30 start til late late.
Sunday finsh at 3.00pm
Arrive at 8.00 for 8.30 start.
$35 member
$45 non member

Hot pot dinner – jenny will organize.

MUST have 10 participants.
20  max. number

Round Pin Cushion
Taught by Jenny

Iron bag or mug bag is available if you don’t want to do the pin cushion.
Patterns have been ordered so see Jenny if you have not ordered yours yet.


What ever you want to work on.

To be decided or UFO

Xmas lunch and a
Hand made article.

We are looking for suggestions for this one.

Gail will provide tea , coffee and milk and she will only pay $5 per meeting in lieu of this.

This year we will have a cleaning roster to prevent the same few from vacuuming and cleaning up each month. Of course if you cannot do your rostered day please arrange a swap. We will organize this at the meeting on Sunday. This is a draft roster only at this stage

Yearly fees are due at $ 20 per member

Monthly fees are $ 10 per member

Anyone wishing to go to the KoolKats work shop in July please sign up this meeting , then it will be opened to the public.

Ladies in the fat quarter swap- Your guidelines are

·      4 fat quarters from your swap and the only extra fabric you may use is up to  1 metre  of another fabric of your choice.

·      Backing and binding is not included in fabric allowance.

·      The final article is due at the November meeting. Good luck with it all…be creative…..

Ladies we are looking forward to seeing some creative articles.

Changes to office bearers - Dawn Lloyd will take over treasurer from Annette.
Gail will remain president and Jenny M. will be the communications officer.

If you are on the Internet please check our blog for information and pictures at

Thank you so much Annette for the great job you have done over the past years as our treasurer we all appreciate your efforts.