REMINDER FOR OCTOBER MEETING!
The meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 7:30 pm! Looking forward to seeing everyone there!
If you haven’t already renewed your membership please bring your application and a check made out to Huntington Quilters to the meeting. All members must renew by this meeting.
The blocks for the October 2017 Block of the Month are due at the meeting. Be sure to bring in your Kitty and Puppy creations and be entered in a drawing for a prize!
The Membership Fat Quarter for this meeting will be the color FALL THEME! Bring in your favorite Autumn Fabric and have a chance to win some beautiful fat quarters!
Don’t forget to wear your name tag when you come to the meeting. You will receive a raffle ticket and be eligible to win a half yard of fabric!
PROGRAMS FOR OCTOBER MEETING
Farm House Quilts will be displaying and vending at this meeting. Come and see her creations.
The SCISSOR MAN will be in the parking lot during the meeting. Bring in your scissors, knives, gardening tools for him to sharpen. Average cost of scissors is around $7 or $8. Keep those scissors nice and sharp for your next project. (Please bring cash for payment to the Scissor Man.)
OCTOBER 3, 2017 MEETING INFORMATION UPDATE:
THE SCISSOR MAN WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE FOR OUR OCTOBER MEETING. WE WILL TRY AND RESCHEDULE HIM AND LET YOU KNOW.
Operation Veronica is dedicated to ensuring that our brave men and women in uniform feel our support and know they are valued and appreciated.
Since 2005, Operation Veronica, based in Wading River, has been providing handmade, homeland support for our Military Heroes serving far from home. All donations are greatly appreciated; especially handmade pillowcases, food, and toiletries. On a weekly basis, these donations are sent to our Troops.
The Guild collection supporting Operation Veronica is held during the November meeting in honor of Veteran’s Day. A complete listing of donation ideas will be given out at prior meetings and emailed to members. In November 2016, Guild members donated 65 handmade pillowcases and 5 cartons of food and toiletries to Operation Veronica. Thanks to all our Guild members for their continued support!
Lucille and Gilma
Operation Veronica web site: www.operationveronica.org
UPDATED INFORMATION FOR OPERATION VERONICA
The November 7, 2017 meeting will be our MAJOR COLLECTION DATE for Operation Veronica in honor of Veterans’s Day. Flyers will be available at the October 3, 2017 meeting.
April Meeting – The Hoffman Challenge will be on display!
May Meeting: Pincushions are Due!
June Meeting: End of year celebration
Spring has finally arrived and we spend more time outdoors–doing our hand-sewing, of course. Let’s celebrate spring with April’s fat quarter theme–Birds, Bees, and Butterflies. Bring a FQ featuring spring’s delightful flying creatures and get in on the monthly FQ raffle.
Wear your name tag! Have it visible as you sign in and you’ll get a raffle ticket to win a half-yard of lovely new springtime fabric.
Quilt Camp – April 29
Signs up for classes, or for teachers who want to teach, will be taken. Please check out the beautiful samples, and sign up! Volunteers to help out the day of quilt camp are also needed.