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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