SPRINGTIME!!!! It’s finally come! It’s finally SPRING!!! Hope you are enjoying this beautiful time of year. This is the May 7, 2019 Meeting Reminder message.
PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE – Michelina Maguire….
PRESIDENT’S CHALLENGE QUILT…. Looking forwards to seeing everyone’s President’s Challenge Quilt. The quilts are due at the June 4, 2019 meeting. Time is flying by! The theme is the Four Seasons. It must be FOUR – 10″ blocks, any configurations you like. Can’t wait to see your beautiful quilts.
MEMBERSHIP – Janice and Sue….The Fat Quarter color for this month is STRIPES!
BLOCK OF THE MONTH – Barbara and Karen…. Looking forward to seeing your Polka Dot Basket blocks of the month at the May meeting. The pattern is attached to this reminder.
This is our last Block of the Month for the year. If you missed a pattern from the past two years, send me an email and I will send your a copy. It was a fun and creative 2 years. Thank you for your participation and support. Barbara and Karen
HOSPITALITY – Joan and Diane….
PROGRAMS – Jean, Alyson and Liz…For our May meeting we have a guest speaker, Leni L. Wiener. She makes art quilts that are figurative representational fabric collages. She has written four books: Pictorial Art Quilt Guidebook, 3 Fabric Quilts, Photo-Inspired Art quilts and Thread Painting. She is a regular contributor to numerous quilt magazines. She will be giving a lecture and showing some of her quilts.
ROUND ROBIN QUILTS – Jean….If you have one of our Round Robin Quilts, please bring it in to the meeting.
QUILT RETREAT – Lucie….Fall retreat dates; Friday, November 8, through Sunday, November 10, 2019. Those who have signed up, please bring their check, in the amount of $200, payable to Huntington Quilters to the May meeting. The retreat is filled.
PRO-BONO QUILTS – Debbie and Lorraine…. If you have any pro bono quilts please bring them to the May meeting. There is only one more meeting to donate your pro bono quilt before our summer break. Perhaps you would like to pick up a kit to work on over the summer, there will be kits and batting available at the May meeting. See you in May! Debbie and Lorraine.
2019 RAFFLE QUILT – Kathy K….The quilt top is finished and is going to the long arm quilter. Hoping it will be back in time for the June meeting, where the raffle tickets will be distributed. I want to thank everyone who working on the blocks for the quilt. It’s turned out beautifully and I can’t wait for you to see it!
QUILT CAMP – Jo M and Madeline….The date for Quilt Camp is Saturday, May 18, 2019. Don’t forget to sign up for classes at our May meeting. If you have any last minute project additions you would like to teach at Quilt Camp, please bring in a sample and a supply sheet for the project and we will do our best to include it in the events of the day.
ROW BY ROW QUILTS – Judy….
BOOK RAFFLE – Lucille…. Drop by the Book Raffle table to purchase 3 tickets for $1.00 for our book raffle. Thanks to everyone for your continued support.
OPERATION VERONICA – LUCILLE AND GILMA….The May 7th meeting will be out lost collection date until we resume meeting in September. If anyone needs a donation list or pillowcases instruction sheets, Lucille will have copies for you at the meeting. To date we have collected 105 pillowcases. Thanks to everyone for your generous donations all through the year. Lucille and Gilma
NEWSLETTER – Michele….This will be the last newsletter for the year. We will start again in September, 2019. Please send Michele anything you would like to put in the newsletter.
WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE – Kathy Kelner…. Always updating. Go check it out!
If you have any questions, send them to us at Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com
We will do our best to get you answers to your inquiries.
The minutes from the April 2, 2019 meeting are attached to this email.
See you at the meeting.
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