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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March 6, 2018 Meeting

March 6, 20187 Meeting Agenda

The meeting was called to order at 7:30 pm by our President, Michelina Maguire.

We were fortunate to have a guest speaker at our meeting.  Joyce Fischer,  an antique quilt collector and a professional quilt appraiser.  Joyce enthralled us with her collection of antique quilts.  Her collection included quilts ranging from the Civil War until the 21st Century.  She discussed the fabrics and colors used and patterns selected throughout the years.

Some of her quilt photos are:

 

After a wonder showing of her quilts, meeting business was brought to order.

The Membership Raffles Winners were:

For the Fat Quarters – Irene, Ann and Helene                  For the Name Tag – Elise

Block of the Month Raffle Winner – for the Kite – Sachiko

Book Raffle – The winners were Ellen, Carol, and Lauren

Pro Bono Raffle – Sheryl

Congratulations to all the raffle winners.

Other Business discussed were:

  • Food donations for the Church.  Any donations may be left in the hall’s kitchen area.
  • The Honey Bee Raffle – Lucille will be having a basket wrapping session at her house on Wed., March 14 at 11:30 AM to prepare and wrap all the baskets.  A light lunch to be served.
  • Quilt Camp – The table with the projects is set up and members are signing up for classes.  We are still looking for additional projects.  If you have a project, bring a sample with you to the April 3, 2018 meeting for display and for member signup.
  • The 2018 Raffle Quilt in progress and Lynne  and her assistants are keeping it well in hand.  Photos of the quilt blocks are posted on the webpage under Guild Activities/ Raffle quilt.

Discussion took place regarding a Row by Row quilt project.  Judy will put together the rules and obligations for a Row by Row quilt.  Minimum of 10 members must sign up for this project.   More information to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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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