Monthly Meetings

March 6, 2018 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, there was a quick break for refreshments and the meeting business was brought to order.

The Membership Raffles Winners were:

     For the Fat Quarters – Eileen, 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.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:30 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 2, 2018 Meeting

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

Our meeting was attended by Esterita Austin.  She presented a slide show of her incredible quilts and quilting techniques.  She has developed painting techniques that create incredible quilts.

 

Click on any of these photos to look closer at Esterita’s beautiful quilts!

MEMBERSHIP BUSINESS…. 

RAFFLE QUILT for 2018….Chaired by Lynne.  Anyone interested in completing a block for the quilt, please pick up the block kits.  Blocks must be returned by the February, 2018 meeting.

BLOCK OF THE MONTH…. So many beautiful blocks done this month!  Warm Mittens galore!

 

March’s Block is the KITE!  Let’s bring on Spring with this adorable block.

HONEY BEE RAFFLE….Chaired by Lucille.  Donated items are being collected for the HONEY BEE Raffle baskets.  The HONEY BEE Raffle will be held during the APRIL 3, 2018 meeting.  Collection of donations to end at this Feb meeting.  Lucille says she needs more baskets.  Helpers will be needed at the end of March to assemble baskets and prepare for the meeting.  Please contact Lucille to help out.

QUILT CAMP….. Saturday, April 21, 2018 .  Anyone interested in teaching a project, please see Kathy or Madeline.  Teacher sign-up sheet available for projects.  If you are interested in teaching a project at Quilt Camp, please bring in your sample and a student supply list to the March and April meetings.

PROGRAMS….Chaired by Jean, Alyson and Liz.  These Ladies have organized a terrific slate of events for the remainder of the year.   Lots of fun events and programs still to come.   Here are some of the upcoming events:

March Meeting – Joyce Fisher

April Meeting – HONEY BEE Raffle

May Meeting – Studio Arts

June Meeting – Our Year End Party!

There was a discussion regarding starting a Row by Row project.  10 people per quilt, each one makes a row on a quilt and then passes the project onto the next person.   Judy will be gathering information and names.

TUFFETT CLASS…. This class was cancelled due to the winter storm.  The class has been rescheduled for Saturday, May 26, 2018, a date that was amenable to both the instructor and the guild.

JENN’S JOURNEY…. January 20th class had to be cancelled due to illness.  A new date is being discussed.  We will let you know when one is set.

THIS MONTHS RAFFLE WINNERS….

Membership Raffle Winners….for the Name Tag –          for the Fat Quarter – Kathy

Block of the Month Winners….Mittens – Linda

Book Raffle Winners….Margorie and Ruth

Pro Bono Quilts….Liz

Congratulations to all our lucky winners.

Michelina proposed a 50/50 Raffle.  Looking for someone to chair this program at the meetings.

WEBSITE – Membership Directory.  The Roster was emailed out to all members.  There was an error and it will be corrected.  If anyone has any changes to make, please contact us at Huntingtonquilter@gmail.com.  A new roster will be emailed out when corrected.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:15 pm.

Kathy Kelner, Web Mistress

 

 

 

 

 

 

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