FEBRUARY 6, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Huntington Quilters!

Hoping this note find all of you well, staying warm and quilting to your hearts content! The Groundhog had predicted six more weeks of winter. Let’s make the best of it – LET’S SEW!!!

Here are the February 6th, 2018 Meeting Reminders.

Monthly Meeting Program….February 6, 2018 meeting – guest lecturer!! Esterita Austin is speaking! Her presentation is called “Classic Rock”. It’s her view of her progression in quilt making with ideas for photography and interpretation.

Block of the Month….Don’t forget to bring your Mitten BOM to the February 6th meeting.  We are looking forward to seeing all the different color mittens hanging for all to admire.  If you still need a pattern, give us a call. Karen & Barbara

Hospitality….If you received a post card in the mail, we will be looking forward to your delicious dessert at our February meeting. Thank you! Barbara & Karen

Fat Quarter Raffle….The fat quarter theme for the February 6, 2018 meeting is “Red”. Thank you! Janice and Sue

2018 Raffle Quilt….This month the, “Totally Tulip,” packets are due back. Kudos to all for participating. We want to encourage our members, who haven’t as yet seen Raffle Quilt 2018 Blocks to please come over to our table (next to ProBono), and see what it’s all about. Thank you, Lynne.

Honey Bee Raffle…. The Honey Bee Raffle has been scheduled for the April 3rd, 2018 meeting.

I appreciate all your donations for the Honey Bee Quilt Raffle. I could still use a few more baskets. The last day that I will be accepting donations will be at the Tuesday, Feb. 3rd 2018 Guild meeting. Helpers will be needed at the end of March to assemble the baskets. A date will be set soon. Thanks again, Lucille

Operation Veronica…. We will continue to accept donations all year for Project Veronica. Personal care supplies, pillowcases are gladly accepted. Help us support our troops.

Quilt Camp….We will hold our annual Quilt Camp on Saturday, April 21, 2018. We are looking for members to teach a project. If you have something you would like to share with our members, please see Kathy or Madeline. Sign ups will start in March.

Sunshine and Flowers…. If you know of a member of the guild who is perhaps feeling a bit under the weather, or someone who could use a few words of encouragement, let Kathy R know. Cards are sent out to members.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com I will do my best to get you an answer.

See you at the meeting!
Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

 

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MICHELLE HIATT’S – JENN’S JOURNEY WORKSHOP

Michelle Hiatt’s – Jenn’s Journey Workshop will be held this Saturday, January 20, 2018 at our usual meeting place.  The hall will open at 9 AM and the class will start at 9:30 AM.

Members who signed up will have received their supply list.  There is some home work to be done before the class, so that everyone one will be able to get the most from this beautiful project.

If you have any questions, please contact us at Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com.

See you at the workshop!

Kathy Kelner, Web Mistress

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DATE CORRECTION FOR THE QUINIPET RETREAT

Ladies, we have a date correction.   The Quinipet Retreat  will be April 13, 14, 15, 2018. Sorry about that!  See Lucie for details on reserving your spot at the retreat.

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JANUARY 2ND, 2018 MEETING REMINDER!

JANUARY 2nd, 2018 MEETING REMINDER!

Hello Huntington Guild Members Members,

It’s hard to believe that I am writing this JANUARY, 2nd, 2018 MEETING REMINDER! Where did 2017 go?

The first meeting for the new calendar year is TUESDAY, JANUARY 2,ND 2018. Meeting start time is 7:30 pm. The hall is open a bit earlier for setup. If you have a few extra minutes, why not stop in a bit early and help us set up for the meeting.

JANUARY IS PRO BONO NIGHT!

Happy New Year Huntington Quilters! Hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year. Our January 2018 meeting will be Pro Bono Night. The committee will be setting up stations to work on Pro Bono Quilts. We will need members to bring 4 irons. We will also need members to bring 4 sewing machines. Members need to bring large eye sewing needles for tying and regular sewing supplies scissors, thread, pins, etc. Members should email me so I know how many irons and machines will be available. My email is quiltlady1012@yahoo.com.. I know we will have a fun and enjoyable evening that will benefit others. Thank you all in advance for your cooperation.
Debbie and Lorraine  – The Pro Bono Committee

Membership Fat Quarter Raffle… The theme for the meeting is BATIKS.

Block of the Month…Hope you all found time to sew the November and December blocks of the month during this busy season. The Gift and The Snowman are both due at the January meeting so you still have time to finish them! We can’t wait to see everyone’s gifts all wrapped up in pretty fabric and bows! And those snowmen can just melt your heart!

Hospitality…If you received a post card reminder, we can’t wait to sample your dessert! Thank you! Karen and Barbara

Michelle Hiatt’s Workshop…. The workshop for Jenn’s Journey is scheduled for Saturday, January 20th, 2018 at our usual meeting place. There are still a few seats available. If you would like to sign up or need a supply list, please see Jean or Alyson.

Raffle Quilt 2018…. We again have packets ready for our members who wish to participate in our Raffle Quilt 2018. They are due at our February 2018 meeting. We wish to thank all our members who participated in our previous packet hand-out. Lynne

Honey Bee Raffle… Our Honey Bee Raffle is a go. Lucille will be accepting items for the baskets. If you have any quilting related item that you would like to donate to the baskets, please start bringing them in to the meeting. If you have any questions, please see Lucile at the meeting.

Project Veronica…. We will be collecting items for the veterans throughout the year. If you have pillowcases or healthcare products you would like to donate please see Lucille.

Quilt Retreat…. Those who have signed up for the Quinipet Retreat on April 12, 13, 14, 2018 and have not yet paid, please bring a check in the amount of $175.00 payable to Huntington Quilters to the meeting on January 2nd, 2018.

The dates have been set for the November retreat – November 9, 10, 11, 2018. Because of an increase in prices at the retreat center, the fee for the weekend will be $200.00. The sign up sheet will be available at the January meeting.
Lucie

The HOHL Challenge… We hope everyone has had an opportunity to contribute and participate in the “HOHL” Challenge. All quilts are due at the January 2nd meeting. If you have any questions, please contact Liz for information.

If you should have any questions, please send them to Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com. I will do my best to get you a response to your inquiry.

Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

 

 

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MEETING REMINDER NOTICE – JANUARY 2nd, 2018 MEETING WILL BE PRO BONO NIGHT!

Happy New Year Huntington Quilter’s!

Hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Our January 2nd, 2018 meeting will be Pro Bono Night. The committee will be setting up stations to work on Pro Bono Quilts. We will need members to bring 4 irons. We will also need members to bring 4 sewing machines. Members need to bring large eye sewing needles for tying and regular sewing supplies scissors, thread, pins, etc.

Members should email me so I know how many irons and machines will be available.   My email is quiltlady1012@yahoo.com.

I know we will have a fun and enjoyable evening that will benefit others. Thank you all in advance for your cooperation.

The Pro Bono Committee

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ADDITIONAL DECEMBER 5, 2017 MEETING REMINDERS

There are one or two additional items for the December meeting reminder. 

RAFFLE QUILT – If you are working on a block for the RAFFLE QUILT for 2018, please bring the completed blocks with you to the December 5, 2017 meeting.    Lynne Rokoff will be collecting these blocks at the meeting.

There was a correction for the hospitality for the holiday party:

Hospitality For Our Holiday Party… Looking forward to the wonderful appetizers and desserts everyone brings.  We will be having chicken and ham as our main course along with a delicious punch.   A-K please bring a dessert.  L- Z please bring an appetizer.

Thank you all so much. See you at the meeting!

Kathy Kelner

Web Mistress

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December 5, 2017 HOLIDAY PARTY Meeting Reminder

DECEMBER 5, 2017 HOLIDAY PARTY MEETING REMINDER

There are a few reminders for the Tuesday, December 5, 2017 HOLIDAY PARTY.   Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.

The meeting hall will be open at 6:00 pm.  Won’t you please come down before the meeting start time and help us set up the hall for our party.

Hospitality For Our Holiday Party… Looking forward to the wonderful appetizers and desserts everyone brings.  We will be having chicken and ham as our main course along with a delicious punch.   A-K please bring a dessert.  L-M please bring an appetizer.
Thank you, Barbara Oestel and Karen Weiderman

Raffle Quilt… We will be drawing the winning ticket at our December meeting.  You have to be in it to win it.  If you haven’t already done so, please remember to bring your sold raffle ticket stubs and money.  Thank you, The Raffle Quilt Committee

Block of the Month… Hope you are enjoying putting together the Present Block and Snowman Block.  They are both due at the January meeting.   Looking forward to seeing your creativity!  Thank you!  Karen Weiderman and Barbara Oestel

PARTY EVENTS…

HOLIDAY GIFT SWAP – Remember to bring a new, wrapped,  $10 sewing related gift if you are participating in the holiday gift swap!

ORNAMENT SWAP – Bring a wrapped, homemade ornament if you’d like to participate in the Christmas ornament exchange!

Also bring a pen for our puzzle for a chance to win a prize!

Operation Veronica… Lucille will be collecting any pillowcases or supplies and food for Operation Veronica at the Tuesday December 5th meeting.

Once again, Janet Godfrey from Operation Veronica would like to thank all the members for their generous donations. We collected 46 pillowcases and five cartons of food and supplies. Our Troops serving overseas will greatly welcome these donations! Thank you!

UPCOMING PROGRAM REMINDERS…

MICHELLE HIATT’S – Jenn’s Journey – Spots are still available for Michelle Hiatt’s class on January 20th at Christ Lutheran Church- sign up and bring a check if you are interested in joining us!

The TUFFET Class is FULL- thanks to everyone who signed up- we will have a great time! Also remember, this class is at the Centerport Methodist Church on Saturday December 9th (Our old meeting spot) from 9-4:30pm

The “HOHL” Challenge…We hope everyone is working on the “hohl” challenge quilts due in January.  If you have any questions, please contact Liz Dragone.

SHOW and TELL…  There is no Show and Tell at the Holiday Party.  But those of you who shared your quilts at the November meeting, if you would like, you may bring in your quilts and share them with the members once again.

Quilt Retreat… All quilters who have signed up for the April 2018 retreat to Shelter Island can bring their checks to the December meeting.  Checks are to be made payable to Huntington Quilters in the amount of $175.00.  Thanks, Lucie

Food Pantry… During this busy holiday time, let us not forget those among us who could use a bit of help.  Please bring in any non-perishable food items for the church pantry.

Looking forward to seeing all our members at the Holiday Party!

 

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