Reminders for the May Meeting

May Watson will be giving a lecture on her fabulous collage pictures.

Please remember to bring books to give to Gilma for the hospital.

The fat quarter of the month is “bright and happy”.  Hope you all fee this way after the glorious weather this weekend!

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Peconic Quit Show – June 6 and 7, 2015

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Congratulations to our Awesome Quilters!

The Huntington Quilt Guild has amazingly talented quilters in our midst.  Judy Knorr’s quilt “Angel Wisdom” was voted Best in Show and also received a ribbon for “Best Hand Quilting”.  The updated list is below.  What an impressive body of work from our guild!  Once again congratulations to you all.  And hope to see these quilts at the next Show and Tell!

AWARD TITLE MAKER
Category:   Hand Applique
First Angel Wisdom Judith Roush Knorr
Second Candy Cane Bouquet Judith Roush Knorr
Honorable Mention Festive Feathered Tree Victoria Stoddard
Category:  Machine Applique
Second Folk Art Flowers Arden Glass
Category:  Mixed Medium/Machine Embroidery Quilts
Second Fashionista’s Studio Gilma Silmeone
Honorable Mention Harvest Moon Michele Miroff
Category:  Small Pieced Quilts
Third Cactus Flowers Collide Victoria Stoddard
Category:  Medium Pieced Quilts
Third Tic Tac Toe Diane Giardino
Category:  Large Pieced Quilts
First Rainbow Haze Elizabeth Dragone
Second Stepping Stones Arden Glass
Third Red Zinger Gilma Silmeone
Category:  Modern Quilts
First Murano Mirage Elizabeth Dragone
Second Birch Trees Arden Glass
Category:  Small Professionally Quilted
First My Muncy Compass Quilt Barbara Marcone
Second Flowers for Matthew Gilma Silmeone
Third Album Quilt Marion Shipley
Honorable Mention Scrappy Lone Star Gilma Silmeone
Category:  Large Professionally Quilted
First Happy! Barbara Marcone
Category:  Wearables
Third Jacket – KOI Joan Fritz
Category:  Miniature Quilts
First Petite Patriot Victoria Stoddard
Second Bears in the Woods Roberta (Bobbi) Stoddard
Best in Show Angel Wisdom Judith Roush Knorr
Best Hand Quilting Angel Wisdom Judith Roush Knorr
Best Interpretation of Show Theme Flowers for Matthew Gilma Simeone
Best Use of Embellishments Fashionista’s Studio Gilma Simeone
Exceptional Block Setting Flowers for Matthew Gilma Simeone
Exceptional Border Setting Happy! Barbara Marcone
Judge’s Choice:  Stacy Koehler Murano Mirage Elizabeth Dragone

Jean and Alison Ruvel exhibited quilts at the Quilt Fest of New Jersey in March.  We’re very proud of our fellow quilters, and are thrilled for them that their talent is being acknowledged at these regional shows!

Judy Knorr's quilt won Best In Show

Judy Knorr’s quilt won Best In Show

6 of the 7 ribbons Gilma won -her Honorable Mention ribbon was cut off in the picture

6 of the 7 ribbons Gilma won – Honorable Mention got cut off in the pictureMatthew's Quilt

Matthew’s Quilt

Selvedge Quilt

Selvedge Quilt

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Alyson Ruvel’s quilt

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Jean Ruvel’s quilt

 

 

 

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May Watson Class

Here are some fabulous pictures of works in progress from May Watson’s class!  These creations are beautiful and inspiring.  Looking forward to seeing all of them as finished projects.IMG_3045

 

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Guild Meeting for Tonight, March 3 is CANCELLED

So sorry to do this again, but due to the inclement weather forecast for tonight, the meeting is being cancelled.  May Watson’s class for Saturday WILL BE HELD, and there is room in the class.  If you are interested in signing up, or need information, please contact Gilma or Laura.

We’ll be sending out an updated schedule for the end of the year. In the meantime, keep working on those UFOs and the Spring Fling Challenge!

See you in April, hopefully by then we’ll see some flowers blooming instead of all this snow!

Daffodils

Waiting for Spring!

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May Watson – Speaker and Class Information

At our March 3, 2015 meeting, we will have May Watson as a guest speaker. She is a local quilter who teaches a technique called fabric collage. She is teaching a workshop, Whimsical Fish/Butterfly based on this technique onSaturday, March 7, from 10:00-4:00 at the East Northport Library, 185 Larkfield Rd, East Northport, NY. The price for the class is 35.00 plus a 10.00 materials fee.
There are still spots left in the class. Please email me, Gilma Simeone, ggirl0217@aol.com, or Laura Catlan,summerfire4@yahoo.com, if you are interested in taking the class. Please bring your payment on the night of the meeting, March 3rd. There is a book based on this technique called Serendipity Quilts, by Susan Carlson. You do not need to purchase the book to take the class.
Also, if you signed up to complete a UFO, they are due for the March meeting. There is still time to finish, so get towork! 
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threefish
butterfly
bluefish
swimmy
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Evening Star Workshop Opening

The Evening Star Quilters is hosting Karen Gloeggler, the author of Jane Austen Quilts at our March 5th, 2015 meeting.

We are also having two workshops in which we have a limited number of openings.

Pride and Prejudice on Friday, March 6th and The Jane Austen Quilt on Saturday, March 7th.
For more information, visit the Evening Star Quilters Guild Website
Thanks!
Donna Russell, ESQ program chair
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