JUNE 5TH, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Ladies!

It has been a wonderfully creative and fun year of quilting. The June 5, 2018 meeting is our year end celebration. Our guild year ends this month with a wonderful shared meal with our members.

The meeting hall will be open at 6:30 pm.  Won’t you please stop down a bit early and help us set up for our celebration.

HOSPITALITY…. We need our members to bring in the following items:

Last names A to L – please bring in an appetizer.
Last names M to Z – please bring in a dessert.

Members have already signed up for a ham, chicken and punch. As well as ice, paper products and centerpieces.

Looking forward to all the delicious items our members bring for us to enjoy.

MEMBERSHIP APPLICATIONS…. Please remember to bring in your 2018-2019 Membership Application form and the dues to the June meeting.

You can print out the form from our website – Huntingtonquilters.com It’s under the MEMBERSHIP tab. Print out a copy and submit it with your dues – $30.00 payable by CHECK ONLY to Huntington Quilter’s Guild.

All membership applications must be submitted and dues paid by the October 2, 2018 meeting.

The Membership committee will have a few copies available at the meeting if you would like to renew at this time.

BLOCK OF THE MONTH….Don’t forget to bring in your Butterfly blocks. Can’t wait to see what you have created! Thank you Karen for a wonderfully creative Block of the Month quilt. I look forward to seeing what you have for us for next year!

MEMBERSHIP FAT QUARTER RAFFLE….There will NOT be a Fat Quarter Raffle at our June meeting. Thank you Janice and Sue for organizing this monthly raffle and for all your hard work with membership.

OPERATION VERONICA…. Janet Godfrey from Operation Veronica and I would like to thank all the Guild members for their generous donations over the last months. The many donations of food, supplies and about 80 pillowcases were sent to our active service members serving overseas. If you need a quick project to do over the summer, think of making a pillowcase. Any fabric as well as patriotic can be used. If you need a flyer with the donations list or pillowcase instructions, I’ll have some at the June meeting.
Thanks again! Lucille I.

HOLIDAY GIFT CAMP…. On Saturday, October 20, 2018 Lauren G. will be chairing our first HOLIDAY GIFT CAMP. This event will be a day of crafting gift items in preparation of the Holiday Season.

If you would like to teach a project, please bring in a sample of your project to the June meeting for us to see! Sign ups will be available at both the June and September meetings. Come and join in the Holliday Gift creating fun!

PROGRAMS…..Ladies, Thank you all so much for the incredible year! Each month brought us so much creativity and entertainment! Enjoy your summer and rest up for the continued excellent programs I know you will have in store for us in the coming year!

RAFFLE QUILT….Lynne R. Can’t wait to see the beautiful RAFFLE QUILT all finished and displayed. Thanks to all the Ladies who contributed to the production of this wonderful creation! Our members will have no trouble selling all of their raffle tickets! Thanks again Lynne!

THIS AND THAT….

FABRIC SALE – SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2018 – We are helping a quilter’s family deal with the loss of their loved one. A devoted quilter who left us way too early. There are many beautiful, high quality fabrics for sale at wonderfully discounted prices. This sale is being held at Michelina Maguire’s home from 8:30 AM to 2PM. This event, while not a guild event, is open to all of our members. All proceeds of the sale will go directly to the family. Won’t you come and see what’s available for sale.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the members for your continued support and help this past year! It’s been a year of learning new things and enjoying time spent in the company of you wonderful Ladies! I am looking forward to what we have in store for the next year!

As always, if you have any questions over the summer break, you can contact the board members at Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com . I will try my best to get you an answer to your inquiries as quickly as possible.

I hope you enjoy your summer and look forward to seeing all of you in September!

Bye for now,
Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

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TUFFETT WORKSHOP with Erin Underwood

Saturday, May 26, 2018

 

THE TUFFETT WORKSHOP with Erin Underwood!  What a terrific project!        Erin taught us how to make these wonderful little tuffett cushions!  Her techinques were easy to follow and Erin had tons of tips and tricks for making this project in no time at all!  Check out the pictures from the workshop!

 

Thank you Erin for all your help and expertise!  Can’t wait to make another Tuffet!

We had a little visitor at the workshop!

Ruth getting herself all set up for the days work!

The Ladies working hard on their creations!

Laurie making her own fabric designs! You grrrr girl!

Madeline’s Tuffett

Thanks for the bagels Jean!

We used all kinds of tools for this workshop!

Pretty colors Michele and Beryl!

There was lots of space in the newly renovated meeting room at the Methodist Church!

Chatting with the other members!

Sheryl concentrating on her stitching!!!!

Nice smile Kathy!

Nice workspace for projects!!!

 

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QUILT CAMP 2018!

It’s that time again! QUILT CAMP 2018~ Saturday April 21, 2018. Our annual event drew a broad number of projects taught by our very talented members.

The festivities started early on Saturday, April 21, 2018 with many helpers arriving at the hall before 8AM! Tables were organized and lots of chairs and cozy cushions were arranged around all the work areas. Our hospitality Ladies got our morning going with fresh coffee, tea and bagels! Yummy desserts and snacks appeared like magic! Thank you Ladies for all the goodies!

Hi Peg! How are the bagels!!??!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Morning’s classes began at 9AM with The Smittens class taught by Michelina and the Petal Pouch taught by Lauren. Judy always draws a big crowd with her hand applique techniques class – the Orange Peel Block! Madeline stopped time with her Fabric Clock!

Barbara & Ann Smitten by the Smittens!

Barbara & Ann are Smitten by the Smittens!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hard at work with the Petal Pouch!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lots of fun with the Fabric Clock!

Getting those seams just so!!!!! Good job Lynne!

Too cute Vicki!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Concentrate Carol!

 

 

 

 

Lots of new techniques to learn with Judy’s hand applique class!

 

 

 

What fun and creative projects Ladies!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After a quick lunch filled with lots of good snacks brought in by the members, it was back to work in the afternoon.

The afternoon’s 1PM classes were Lynne’s most favorite Mesh tote bags! These Ladies really got into their work and were crawling around on the floor, laying our their big beautiful projects!

Maureen busy laying out her mesh tote bag!

 

 

 

 

Maggie has her Kittens at the ready!

 

 

 

 

 

Victoria’s Beach Bag will get put to good use this summer!

 

 

 

 

Last, but not least there was a quick and easy (well at least we had a few laughs!) Raggety Mug Rug project!


Carol’s kitties are going to be comfy this winter!

 

 

 

 

 

Peg sharing her project with Mickey!

 

There was lots of fun and a whole bunch of laughs during this class!

 

There were lots of fun and many laughs were enjoyed by those members who signed up for the classes.

Raffle prizes for this year’s Quilt Camp included:

TEN $10 gift cards from Sew Right Machines.
FOUR $25.00 gift certificates from Pieceful Quilting.
A wonderful Quilt As You Go book was you go book donated by Joanns’ in Commack.
A beautiful Batik jelly roll and a Fat quarter bundle rounded off the stack of prizes.

All these wonderful raffle prizes were to be raffled off at the May 1st meeting so that everyone can attend the drawings.

We also had a Block Swap! Directions for a quick and easy block were given out at Quilt Camp with instructions to make a block and bring it back to the May 1, 2018 meeting. All blocks would be raffled off to the members who attended this year’s camp! Sashiko was the lucky winner of the blocks!

My most sincere thanks to everyone who came down early to help set up and those who stayed later to take down at the end of a long and fun-filled day. There is no way I could have done all of this without you Ladies. A very special thanks to George O. for helping set up the electric bars for all the table.

Thank you again for your continued support of our guild with all its workshops and events throughout the year!

I greatly appreciate all the projects, ideas and assistance that go into making Quilt Camp a fun day for our members!

Sincerely,
Kathy Kelner and Madeline Emmons
Co Chairs of Quilt Camp 2018

 

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APRIL 3RD, 1028 MONTHLY MEETING PROGRAM

APRIL 3RD, 2018 MEETING

This meeting was our “HONEY BEE RAFFLE” .  Our Queen Bee Lucille and  her band of wonderful workers bees were busy preparing and wrapping some wonderful gift baskets of items donated by our fantastic members.  There were 62 baskets full of all kinds of quilting notions, books, patterns and tools!  So many wonderful project baskets were fill to the brim.  Lots of wonderful laughs and cheers for the winners!

Thank you Lucille for chairing this committee and for storing all of the donated items in your home until we could assemble all the beautiful baskets.

Several LIQS members were on hand with us to display their show quilt. They sold our members raffle tickets, donated free tickets to their show and even won a few of the Honey Bee Raffle Baskets. Their show this is in April 21 and 21 in Point Lookout. Go check them out!

Meeting attendance was high for the Honey Bee Raffle!

LOTS of fun and beautiful baskets!

 

 

 

 

 

Getting all set up for the event!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MAY 1, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

MAY 1st, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

SPRING TIME IS FINALLY HERE!!! It’s been a long wait, but it’s here! Let’s enjoy it!

It’s that time again! MEETING REMINDER TIME!   Our next meeting is Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 7:30 PM.

PROGRAMS….This month’s meeting we will have the “HOHL Challenge” quilts for display. This inter-guild challenge is here for us to see!

MEMBERSHIP FAT QUARTER…. The fat quarter theme for this meeting will be “PATRIOTIC”.   Bring in your patriotic fabrics to enter the raffle to win!

BLOCK OF THE MONTH….Bring in your Patriot Heart blocks! Can’t wait to see what you have all done!

RAFFLE QUILT 2018… As of last week our Raffle Quilt 2018 top is completed. We have an exciting backing fabric and hope to see Gaylena, next week. Meanwhile, we will have our raffle tickets printed.

QUILT CAMP…. Remember to bring in your Quilt Camp projects for show and tell. Even if you didn’t finish them, bring them in! We have some unfinished business to attend to – RAFFLE PRIZES!!!

OPERATION VERONICA….Donations will be accepted all year-long for this very worthwhile cause. If you have anything that you would like to donate, please bring them to the meeting and Lucille or Kim will be happy to accept your donations.

FOOD DONATIONS….Anyone bringing a non perishable food item for the food pantry, feel free to leave it on the counter in the kitchen.

Our Madam President’s Hockey team blocks…. If anyone made a block for the hockey team, the Broncos, the May meeting will be the only time I will be collecting them. I will be mailing them out shortly after.  Thank you to those of you who participated!!  I truly appreciate your help! Michelina Maguire.

If you have any questions, please free to contact the Board Members at HuntingtonQuilters@gmail.com We will do our best to get back to you with answers to your inquiries.

See you at the meeting!
Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

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QUILT CAMP IS COMING!!!! – SATURDAY, APRIL 21, 2018

Hello Huntington Quilt Guild Members!

Quilt Camp is just around the corner.  Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Christ Lutheran Church meeting hall.   The hall will be open at 8:00 AM that morning.  Please consider coming down and helping us set up the hall for this day of fun projects.

If you have signed up for one of these projects, you should receive an email with information regarding the days events.

If you would like to still sign up for a class, please contact us at Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com and we will try our best to get you sign up for one of these terrific projects.

There will be lots of fun projects and plenty of raffle items available for those who participate in Quilt Camp.

See you at Quilt Camp!

Kathy Kelner and Madeline E.

 

 

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APRIL 3, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

APRIL 3, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

Hello again Ladies!

Hopefully, as I write this, Spring will be coming our way!  It will have to peek it’s head out from under some snow, but it’s coming!

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, April 3, 2018.   We have lots of fun planned for this meeting.

It’s HONEY BEE RAFFLE TIME!!!  That’s right, Lucille and her wonderful assistants have prepared so many beautiful baskets for you to bid on.  So many wonderful items were donated by our very generous members.  Come and have a look and take a chance on winning one or more of these baskets!  Great job Ladies!

(For a complete explanation of our Honey Bee Raffle, a separate post is available for you to read.  Look under the menu header at the top of this page, under Guild Activities.   Scroll down to the Honey Bee Raffle and take a look!  This explanation will also be emailed to our members as an attachment to the meeting reminder. )

MEMBERSHIP FAT QUARTER RAFFLE…. The color this month, in honor of Spring will be PASTELS!

BLOCK OF THE MONTH….Bring in your beautiful Birdhouses.  These have all been so beautiful!  Can’t wait to see what Karen has in store of us for the next block!

QUILT CAMP….. Will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2018.  We are still looking for teachers and projects for this year Quilt Camp. There are several very nice projects, but there is still room for more. If you have a project in mind, please bring a sample with you, along with a student supply list for that project to the meeting. We will display these projects at our meeting for members to sign up. Looking forward to a wonderful Quilt Camp. Thank you Ladies for your hard work.

At this meeting, we will also be hosting LIQS.  They are visiting with us at this meeting. They graciously allowed us to display our raffle quilt and sell our tickets at their meeting a few months ago, so we are returning the favor. They will display their show raffle quilt at our meeting and hope to sell tickets to their quilt. Let’s contribute to their quilt raffle as well.

PRO BONO QUILTS…. Remember your membership in the Huntington Quilter’s Guild requirement to donate ONE Pro Bono Quilt per year.  If you haven’t already done so, the year is winding down quickly.  Only one more monthly meeting in May before our Year End party in June.  Please turn in your Pro Bono Quilt as soon as your can!  Thank you to those who have already made their Pro Bono quilts!

If you have any questions or need other information, email us at HuntingtonQuilters@gmail.com and I will see what I can do to get you the information you need!

Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

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