Sunday, August 26, 2012

August Sit-n-Sew

Lots of sewing...chatting..catching up.....when we got together for the August sit-n-sew.

The raffle quilt is coming together nicely thanks to Leanne's organisation.....

Great to chat to Colleen and find out how she is going with her new longarm quilting machine..

Some sashing being sewn on the blocks for the raffle quilt.

A really warm welcome to a new member Erin...

The two Lyn's.....trying not to look at the camera...

Beth...a junior member rejoined.

A wonderful group to belong to..bring some show-n-tell next time...
See you next month.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

AGM July 2012 Minutes

AGM July 2012 Minutes

Central Coast Modern Quilt Guild AGM 28.7.2012

1: Appointment of committee postions.

            Leanne Harvey – President
            Jodie Sutton – Vice President
            Sarah Adamson – Secretary
            Rhonda / Gail – Treasurer

2: Treasury.
            Balance of account as at June 30 $1146.00

3: Fees.

            Fees for this financial year are due now, $30 ($15 for juniors).

3: Ideas for this financial year

            Discussed ideas on tutors we may like to have this year.
            Kathy Doughty - Colour
            Brenda Gail Smith – Binding
            Jan Urquhart – EQ6 workshop

            NSW Guild, will be joining as a group this year.

4: Coming up in the next few months.
            Bus trip to Newcastle is organised for Saturday 27th of October. We will      be having      4 stops including Onpoint Patchwork and Quilters Hive. Still a couple of spots left on       the bus. Payment needed to secure your spot.

            Monica Poole workshop organised for Saturday 1st of December. We will possibly           be doing a bag. The Christmas party will be held afterwards at The Dam Hotel,            Jodie will book closer to the time, need numbers.

5: Charity for this financial year.

            Our charity for this year is Epilepsy Australia. Purple quilt made and raffled in line          with Purple day in May 2013.  Fabrics already kindly           donated by Marmelade       Fabrics. Purple themed day for our May meeting. Sarah to look after paperwork for    Epilepsy Australia and organising day.

6: Cookbook.

            Compiling all our lovely recepies through this year into a cookbook so bring your            recipie in when you make something yummy! Jan and Jane      will be bringing in some     tasty treats for next guild day which is the 25th of August.




Toblerone Cheesecake
Sarah Adamson

1 cup finley crushed scallywags (chocolate biscuits)
120gms butter
500gms philly softened
½ cup caster sugar
200gms toblerone, melted
½ cup thickened cream
1 flake crumbled


Mix biscuit crumbe and butter. Press into springform pan. Chill.

Beat philly with an electric mixer for 2 minutes. Add sugar, melted toblerone and cream, beat until well combined.

Pour onto prepared crumb base, spread out evenly then sprinkle with flake.

Refridgerate for at least 3 hours.

Impossible Pie
Colleen Broadbent

½  cup Self Raising Flour
4 Eggs
2 Rashers of bacon, chopped
1 onion diced
½ Red Capsicum diced
2 Sticks Celery diced
1 cup Grated Cheese
1 ½  cups Milk
season to taste


3 finley chopped Zucchini OR 2 bunches of Asparagus chopped
OR 200gm tin of Salmon OR Chopped Mushrooms, Tomatoe and Parsley 


Fry bacon and onion until lightly cooked, add celery, capsicum and any other vegetables, cook for 2 minutes.
Beat eggs, milk and flour together, then stir on other ingredients.
Pour into greased pie dish and bake in oven at 180 degrees for 40 minutes or until set.