FEBRUARY 4, 2020 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Ladies! This is the February 4, 2020 meeting reminder.

PRESIDENT – Hilory B….

SECRETARY – Victoria G…..

TREASURER – Lucie B…..

MEMBERSHIP – Laura L., Lucille I., Kathy R. – The fat quarter will be anything Valentine related. Reds, pinks, hearts etc.

HOSPITALITY – Joan C. and Diane M…..

PROGRAMS – Michelina M…. Hi Ladies! First of all, again falling under the “Program” title, I MUST give a shout out to Brigitte Mazzaferro!! She stepped up to head our semi-annual Honey Bee Raffle committee! She has done an amazing job! She was organized, punctual and completely on the ball!! ALL baskets are packed and ready to go!! Without members willing to get involved, we would have NO entertainment!! Thank you on everyone’s behalf for your time and talent!

Next! February: is Pro Bono night! Please! It is not a stay home on the couch night, unless there is a blizzard! The committee needs your help! Especially this month!

March: is the semi-annual Honeybee Basket night. Get ready to win some amazing gifts!!

We are also having our annual Quilt Camp Saturday, the 21, of March. PLEASE NOTE: it will be at St Francis on Clay Pits Road.

UFO Challenge- # 3 is due. AND ONLY NUMBER THREE! No excuses, no pictures, except if you are in another state and certainly NOT something completely different that wasn’t even on the list. Please! This is a game, the rules are simple. Just #3

April: We will be having Giuseppe Ribaudo, he also goes by Guicy Guice. He will be giving a lecture. If are interested, I will set up a class for a later date. Look him up on the internet, Facebook or Instagram.

May: we will be having Paula Nadelstern. She will be giving a lecture on May 5, 2020 at our monthly meeting. She will also be teaching her kaleidoscope class. PLEASE NOTE: the class will be on Saturday, Mat 2, at our usual meeting hall. That is the Saturday BEFORE she will be at our lecture. PLEASE look up her class on line. I will NOT have any information on this at sign up. She is VERY well known and was very much requested! I know you will LOVE her class as much as you all enjoyed RaNae Merrill. I will have sign up sheets for the class at the February meeting. The cost is $60. Please remember to bring a check to hold your spot. I believe she does NOT take over 20 students.

June: our end of year party!

That’s all for now, Folks! If I have left anything, please bring it to my attention!
Thank you, Michelina Maguire, program chairwoman!!

BLOCK OF THE MONTH – Alice Z. and Marian S…..

PRO BONO QUILTS – Linda R. and Tricia M….. February is our pro bono month! We have inherited a plethora of miscellaneous fabric, unfortunately it is all small pieces & difficult to match. We are hoping our club members may have some material at home to pair it with to complete your pro bono quilt. Storage & carrying are impossible for us, so we are asking everyone to please take fabric home. Please bring your rotary cutter, mat & scissors to cut squares, triangles, etc. to bring home giving you a head start on your quilt.

BOOK RAFFLE – Maggie S. and Jennifer F…..

RAFFLE QUILT – 2020 – Michele M…..

QUILT RETREAT – Lucie B.….APRIL 17, 18 AND 19, 2020. Spring 2020 Quinipet retreat. If you have signed up and not yet paid, please bring in your check in the amount of $225 to the January meeting payable to Huntington Quilters. The dates of the retreat are April 17, 18, 19, 2020. The retreat is currently full. Thanks and Happy Everything, Lucie

NEWSLETTER – Michele M…..

QUILT CAMP – Jo M. and Madeline E….. TO BE HELD AT MARCH 21, 2020 at ST. FRANCIS CHURCH, CLAY PITTS RD., GREENLAWN TIME: 9:00AM TO 4:00PM.
Members, still thinking of doing a class. Bring to the February meeting and let members sign up for the project. As always there will be coffee, bagels, etc. Come early to enjoy before classes start. There will be a table set up for members to come and hand sew.
Also, I would like to set up a table for sewing machine sewing. Let me know by signing a sheet so I know what to set up.

Classes start 9:00am. Lunch break will be 11:30 to 12:30. It would be so nice to bring a dish to share at lunch time. Afternoon classes will start 12:30pm. All members should come for lunch. That is when we will have our popular fat quarter raffle. The theme of the fat quarter will be Spring floral fabric. If you have an extra extension cord and multi outlet strip, bring it with you. One never knows if it is needed. REMEMBER THIS EVENT IS FOR ALL MEMBERS

HONEY BEE RAFFLE – Bridgette M….. March 3, 2020. On January 9, the honey bee volunteers flocked to assemble the Honey Bee Raffle Baskets at Anne Meyer’s home. I arrived at ten and was the last one to show up! Slews of homemade desserts decorated the kitchen table. Anne, Mickey, Karen H, Karen W., were already sorting the donations received on Tuesday, January 7. Carol N. was diligently sorting through scraps. Bette was arranging the books. Lorraine L and Sachiko were busy wrapping baskets Anne and I previously assembled. Prior to arriving Carol S a new member wondered why it would take the greater part of the day to prepare the baskets then she saw the amount of fabric and donations piled high on the tables and realized we might need a second day! Anne Marie K was lugging bags from her huge, wonderful suburban and supporting anyone who needed her to lend a hand! The team worked like a well-oiled sewing machine! I believe Santa and his elves would have been impressed! At lunchtime, Anne and Rich Meyer treated all of us to delicious grandma’s pizza. By 2 o’clock, I had to run out and purchase more cellophane and we were decorating boxes with home-dec fabric because we ran out of baskets! By four o’clock, we were running out of steam but Carol N was still diligently adoring the baskets with beautiful handmade bows. It is an understatement to write “their participation is greatly appreciated”. If I forgot to mention somebody I apologize and thank you for your efforts. All in all, we generated 72 baskets! We are in a really good position to have a fantastic raffle event. Please come by on Tuesday, March 3 and have some fun! Warmly, Brigitte

OPERATION VERONICA – Lucille…. Thank you for all of your generous donations. The donation box will be located next to the Membership Table.

WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK….Kathy Kelner ALWAYS updating! If you take photos at the meetings, workshops or other guild events, please send them to us at either our Facebook page or send them via email to HuntingtonQuilters@mail.com. Appreciate your help!

FOOD PANTRY…. always accepting non perishable food stuffs. All items may be left on the counter in the kitchen area.

Looking forward to seeing all of you at the meeting!

Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress
Huntington Quilters Guild

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January 7, 2020 Meeting Reminder (Corrected date)

Hello Members!

Wishing  everyone a Happy New Year!  Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.(Is everyone else having trouble writing 2020 on anything?!?)

PRESIDENT – Hilory B….

SECRETARY – Victoria G…..

TREASURER – Lucie B…..

MEMBERSHIP – Laura L., Lucille I. and Kathy R….. Fat quarter raffle for the January Meeting will be BLUE fabric.  We currently have 119 registered members!    Happy New Year!

HOSPITALITY – Joan C. and Diane M…..

PROGRAMS – Michelina M….Hello My Quilty Friends!  Hope you all enjoyed your Holiday!! Wishing everyone a Blessed, Happy, Healthy and All Good Things in the New Year!!  We have a packed year ahead, looking forward to all the excitement!

For January,  we have our guest speaker, RaNae Merrill.  She will give a lecture and presentation on Tuesday, January 7th, 2020!  We will start promptly at 7:30 P.M.    Please try your best to be on time.

Followed by a free motion class on Saturday, January 11th, 2020 at the Christ Lutheran Church that we always meet at. At 9:00 A.M.  Please be early and help with some set up.  Would be much appreciated!!  Any questions about the class, email or call me!

Our UFO Challenge #1 is due!!

If you have taken a round robin block to add to, please return it for the next person.
I think and hope that’s it for now!  See you soon,  Michelina Maguire, your program coordinator

BLOCK OF THE MONTH – Alice Z. and Marian S…..

PRO BONO QUILTS – Linda R. and Tricia M…..

BOOK RAFFLE – Maggie S. and Jennifer F…..

RAFFLE QUILT  – 2020 – Michele M…..

QUILT RETREAT – Lucie B.….APRIL 17, 18 AND 19, 2020.  Spring 2020 Quinipet retreat.  If you have signed up and not yet paid, please bring in your check in the amount of $225 to the January meeting payable to Huntington Quilters.  The dates of the retreat are April 17, 18, 19, 2020.  The retreat is currently full.  Thanks and Happy Everything, Lucie

NEWSLETTER – Michele M…..

QUILT CAMP – Jo M. and Madeline E…..  March 21, 2020    Sign up sheets available for signing up for Quilt Camp.  Some members have signed up for teaching. Still looking for volunteers to teach. If you are interested in doing a class, please let me know. We always have room for more.

Instructors, bring in your project and supply list to the January meeting for our guild members to sign up for a class.

As always there will be a table for hand work.  There will be a sign up sheet for someone who wants to work on their own sewing machine project. No instructor.

There will be coffee, tea and bagels, etc. available before we start our classes. It is always appreciated if members bring in something to share at lunch time.

Questions, contact me.  Our membership roster is available to all current members.  Madeline Emmons and Jo Morrish

HONEY BEE RAFFLE – Bridgette M….. March 3, 2020.  January will be the last opportunity will you have to donate your quilting treasures to the Honey Bee Raffle. Please visit your studios and let go of items that no longer suit your fancy. Your investment of effort will greatly contribute to the success of this highly anticipated event!

If you are unable to part with your stash, won’t you at least consider donating a fat quarter or two that you purchased in haste and can’t stand to look at any longer?  Your fat quarter donation will enhance the special drawing of fat quarters and with any luck you’ll get it back!

As a reminder, on March 3,2020, raffle tickets will be sold 12 for $10 and 30 for $20.  The $20 purchase will entitle you to enter one of your tickets into a special drawing, a basket of fat quarters. There will also be a 50/50 Raffle that night.  Please prepare to dash for cash at your nearest ATM before attending this fun program.

Finally, honey bee volunteers remember we will be meeting on January 9, 2020 at 10am to assemble the baskets at Anne Meyer’s home at 9 Greenleaf Drive Huntington.  Your participation is greatly appreciated.  Warmly, Brigitte

OPERATION VERONICA – Lucille….Thanks for all your donations.  The donation box will be located at the Membership table.

WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK….Kathy Kelner  ALWAYS updating!   I am no longer taking photos at the meetings.  My camera did not survive a fall from the roof my of car.  If you take photos at the meetings, workshops or other guild events, please send them to us at either our Facebook page or send them via email to HuntingtonQuilters@mail.com.  Appreciate your help with this!

FOOD PANTRY….  always accepting non perishable food stuffs.  All items may be left on the counter in the kitchen area.

Looking forward to seeing all of you at the meeting!

Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress
Huntington Quilters Guild

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President’s Message

To guild members:

Before time gets away from me in this hustle and bustle of the holiday season, I would like to notice the certain people who made our celebration so much fun. The meal we all shared was just wonderful, I think all will agree. To those of you who volunteered to assist our amazing hospitality committee, thank you. Diane and Joan had such wonderful coordination. I know if I named everyone who pitched in I will miss someone. There were contributions made I would like to note, as well.

Michelina certainly gets the credit for the gift and ornament exchange that was so much fun – her organizational talent is so appreciated.

Kathy and the Raffle Quilt committee did a superb job on a gorgeous quilt and we all would have loved to have won it! The winner who was not present, Noriko, I’m sure was delighted to have her friend Michiko, deliver it to her. Second prize of $100.00 was won by Joan. The third prize of $50.00 was won by Barbara F. Congratulations to the winners!

I wish all of you a shiny, quilty holiday! Be safe and healthy please. I look forward to seeing you at the next meeting, the first one of the new year, Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

Most respectfully,
Hilory B., President, Huntington Quilters

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DECEMBER 3, 2019 MEETING – THE HOLIDAY FESTIVITIES!!!

Hello Ladies!

Okay, it’s time to go dig out your cars and make your appetizers and desserts for the Huntington Quilters Guild Holiday Party! I will be going outside shortly to clear off my car.  Fortunately, we did not receive the amounts of snow that were forecast.

Remember if you are participating in the gift exchange or the ornament exchange, your gift item should be festively wrapped for presentation. The holiday ornament should be placed inside a brown paper bag.

The Raffle Quilt – Scrap Happy with a Twist will be raffled off this evening.  My sincere thanks to all who helped sell the raffle tickets.

Stay safe, stay warm and see all of you at this evenings festivities. The hall will be open at approximately 6pm for set up. See you there!

Kathy Kelner

 

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DECEMBER 3, 2019 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Members!

This is the December 3, 2019 Meeting Reminder! Here are the messages and reminders for the meeting.

PRESIDENT – Hilory B…..I hope everybody remembers their food assignments as per the Hospitality Chairmen. If you would like to participate in the gift exchange a wrapped present should be make or purchased costing $10.00 or so. Looking forward to the festivities.

SECRETARY – Victoria G…..

TREASURER – Lucie B…..

MEMBERSHIP – Lucille I. and Laura L and Kathy R….The latest Membership Roster was sent by email to all members.  Please look over the Membership roster and see if any changes or corrections need to be made to your info. Send any changes to Lucille I.

There will be no fat quarter or name tag raffle at the meeting due to the holiday party. Just make sure you sign in. Happy Holidays to all!

HOSPITALITY – Joan C. and Diane M…..The Hospitality Committee would like to remind everyone of our up coming Holiday Dinner Party.  If your last name begins with A – K, please bring desserts. L – Z bring appetizers.  Looking forward to seeing you there and the delicious food you all bring.  Thanks, Joan & Diane

PROGRAMS – Michelina M….I’d like to thank everyone for your tremendous participation at the November meeting!! I was so happy to see so many members! Florence, our guest vendor, could not say enough wonderful things about all of you!! She thanked me several times for all the help she received packing up. I hope you all enjoyed having her, I know she enjoyed being there!!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the UFO challenge!! I think it went well and you all had fun!! Number one is due in January.

If you have a “Round Robin Block” please bring it to the meeting so we may pass it along.

We have an amazing turnout for the January “RaNae Merrill, Mastery in a Month” workshop! Thank you everyone!!! If you have not paid for the class yet, please remember to bring your check. I will have your material and preparation list at the meeting.

For December – Ornament exchange. Your handmade ornament should be placed in a brown paper bag. I will have some in the event you forget. Gift exchange; a $10. Gift {or more, if you’re feeling especially generous} Remember – Black Friday is coming up and don’t forget those JoAnn coupons, you can get a $20. Gift for $10. I will have a table for you to leave your wrapped gift on when you come in. we will change things up a little.

Almost forgot something!!! There will be a Holiday Sweater contest. Not the prettiest nor the ugliest. Just whoever gets the most votes! So, wear your finest, your favorite or your ugliest! There’s a PRIZE! Of course!!

FOOD PANTRY….It is the “Giving Season” Please remember to bring in a non-perishable food item for the church’s food pantry.

BLOCK OF THE MONTH – Alice Z. and Marian S…..

PRO BONO QUILTS – Linda R. and Tricia M…..

BOOK RAFFLE – Maggie S. and Jennifer F…..

RAFFLE QUILT – 2019 – Kathy K….. The raffle quilt, Scrap Happy with a Twist will be raffled off at the meeting. All tickets are due at this time. Thank you Ladies for your help and support of this project. Your assistance was greatly appreciated! Can’t wait to see who wins this beautiful quilt!

RAFFLE QUILT – 2020 – Michele M…..

QUILT RETREAT – Lucie B.….Attention to those going to the Quinipet retreat April 17, 18, 19, 2020. Please bring a check in the amount of $225 payable to Huntington Quilters to Lucie at the Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 3rd.

NEWSLETTER – Michele M…..

WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK….Kathy Kelner   ALWAYS updating! I am no longer taking photos at the meetings. My camera did not survive a fall from the roof my of car. If you take photos at the meetings, workshops or other guild events, please send them to us at either our Facebook page or send them via email to HuntingtonQuilters@mail.com. Appreciate your help with this!

QUILT CAMP – Jo M. and Madeline E…..Looking for a few teachers for our annual Quilt Camp, March 21, 2020. Think of what you would like to make and share with other members. Contact us what you would like to make and let us know AM or PM. Bring your project to the January meeting. Sheets will be put out for members to sign up.

As always there will be a table for members to come, do their handwork and enjoy the day. Also if there is anyone interested in doing sewing machine projects, a table will be set up for those interested. Just sign up on a sheet provided at the January 2020 meeting. Thank you, Madeline E. and Jo M. Any questions contact Madeline.

HONEY BEE RAFFLE – Bridgette M…..Dear Huntington Quilters – There are only two months left to donate your quilting treasures to the Honey Bee Raffle. Please visit your studios and let go of items that no longer suit your fancy. Your investment of effort will greatly contribute to the success of this highly anticipated event!

On March 3, 2020, raffle tickets will be sold 12 for $10 and 30 for $20. The $20 purchase will entitle you to enter one of your tickets into a special drawing, a basket of fat quarters. There will also be a 50/50 Raffle that night. Please prepare to dash for cash at your nearest ATM before attending this fun program.

On the evening of the December meeting I will need a few members of the honey bee raffle committee to help me transport the evening’s donations to Anne M. home.

Finally honey bee volunteers please mark January 9, 2020 at 10am on your calendars for assembling the baskets at Anne M.’s home. Your participation is greatly appreciated. Warmly, Brigitte

OPERATION VERONICA – Lucille….Once again, thank you for all your November donations! Special thanks also to Bridgette M. and the North Fork Quilters. Together, we collected five cartons of food, toiletries, 11 pillowcases and 16 washcloths for our active men and women serving overseas in honor of Veteran’s Day. All information is on the web site under Operation Veronica. Thank you! Happy Holidays!

Looking forward to seeing all of you at the meeting!
Kathy Kelner
WebMistress
Huntington Quilters Guild

P.S.

FOR SALE
Singer Featherweight, excellent condition $350.

Singer 301A Beige, the featherweight’s big sister, excellent condition, with original carry case. A true workhorse!!
If you are interested, please contact Michelina M.

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Member’s Quilt on display at Houston quilt show

Congratulations to member Judy K. for her quilt displaced at the Houston Quilt Show.

Her beautiful work is on display for all to see!

Congratulations Judy.

 

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NOVEMBER 5, 2019 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Ladies!

WOW! Is this year flying by! Hard to believe it’s November already!

This is your November 5, 2019 Meeting reminder.

The meeting will be held at Christ Lutheran Church Hall, located at Burr Road and Larkfield Road, in East Northport. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm, but the hall is always open earlier for set up. Won’t you try to stop down a bit early and help us set up for our meetings.

Here are the messages and reminders for the meeting.

PRESIDENT – Hilory B…..

SECRETARY – Victoria G…..

TREASURER – Lucie B…..

MEMBERSHIP – Lucille I. and Laura L. and Kathy R…..Last call for membership renewal before the directory is published. Any unpaid memberships will be deleted from directory. Membership forms are on the website under the Membership tab and can be mailed to Laura L. if you cannot make the meeting. Thanks!

The fat quarter raffle for the November meeting is anything FALL related.

HOSPITALITY – Joan C. and Diane M…..Hi Ladies – Thanking you in advance for your desserts & goodies at our monthly meetings. If you get a request card and can’t make the meeting ask a friend to help out with a dessert. Thanks, Joan & Diane, Your Hospitality Committee

PROGRAMS – Michelina M….NOVEMBER – We will have Florence Baravarian, she will be vending feed sack fabrics.

Those who participated in the Row by Row will be presenting them.

Our UFO Challenge for #4 is due. Get cracking if you haven’t started already.

DECEMBER – Our Holiday Party. Bring in a homemade ornament. A gift for $10. For our gift exchange. REMEMBER: let it be something you would like to be gifted!

Thank you for your participation. Michelina Maguire, program chairperson

BLOCK OF THE MONTH – Alice Z. and Marian S…..

PRO BONO QUILTS – Linda R. and Tricia M…..

BOOK RAFFLE – Maggie S. and Jennifer F…..

RAFFLE QUILT – 2019 – Kathy K…..Raffle Quilt Tickets are still available for purchase or sale! All members are required to purchase 4 raffle ticket books. Please stop by and pick up or drop off your tickets. I would like to have all the ticket stubs and monies returned to the guild at the November meeting. The quilt will be raffled off at the December meeting.

RAFFLE QUILT – 2020 – Michele M…..

QUILT RETREAT – Lucie B.….

Quinipet Fall Retreat – November 8, 9, 10, 2019 There are several spots that have become available for the Fall retreat. If you are interested in attending, please email Lucie at Lbee47@msn.com to let her know that you are interested. Also, please mail a check in the amount of $200 to her ASAP.

Quinipet Spring Retreat – April 17, 18, 19, 2020 At this time, we have no space available at the Spring retreat. Please note that the cost for the April retreat has increased. Payment is due at your earliest convenience. The fee is $225 for the weekend. Checks should be made payable to Huntington Quilters. Those who have already given in a check for $200 are asked to give Lucie an additional check for $25.00.

NEWSLETTER – Michele M…..

WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK – Kathy Kelner….Always updating and posting. Make certain you go and check it out!

QUILT CAMP – Jo M. and Madeline E…..

HONEY BEE RAFFLE – Bridgette M…..

OPERATION VERONICA – Lucille….Operation Veronica – The collection for Operation Veronica this month will be in honor of Veteran’s Day. Donations are for our active service men and women serving overseas. Anyone who needs a donation list or pillowcase or washcloth instructions can find them on the Guild website under Guild Activities – Operation Veronica. Once again thank you for all your generous donations. The Operation Veronica donation boxes and handouts will be located next to the Membership Table. Thanks Lucille

If I’ve missed anyone please accept my apologies. Come see me and I will update the information.

See you at the meeting!

Kathy Kelner
WebMistress
Huntington Quilters Guild

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