The Grand Prairie Quilt Society met Oct. 11 at the Stuttgart Public Library with nine members present. Glenda Landreth opened the meeting with the thought for the day, “I Googled my symptoms, it said I needed to sew more.”


The August minutes and treasurer’s reports were given.


Under Old Business: Marsha Heien said registrations are still open for the June 7-10, 2018 Country Quilt Camp IV to be held at Cross Heirs Retreat Center in Humphrey. We now have 9 campers signed up. Call her at 870-673-1430 for more information or to sign up.


Under New Business, landrethasked for more ideas for new projects in the coming months. She has started on her calendar flags and is working on January.


Show and Share:


Lou Anna showed her Tile Pattern quilt.


Eunice had a Sonja’s Windows quilt. It was Mary Frances Erstine’s pattern.


Betty had a scrappy quilt she called the Disappearing Nine-Patch. She also had a wonderful BIG tote bag that everyone wants to make.


Sherrye showed several stack and whack quilt blocks she wanted help in arranging.


Glenda Landreth had a lovely Autumn themed table runner.


Shelley made a cute Teddy Bear quilted pendant and she also had an interesting decorative jar full of sewing notions and buttons. She saw the idea at the Hot Springs quilt show.


Betty also mentioned that she has purchased a 1940’s era Singer cabinet sewing machine. She hopes to get it into working order.


A Plantation Stitching Circle was held on Saturday. It was the last one of the year until January.


The next meeting will be a Sit ‘n Sew from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at the Stuttgart Public Library.


Bring your lunch and your project and join us.