SEPTEMBER 4, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Huntington Quilters Guild members!

It’s that time again! The start of our guild’s new year! Welcome back to all of our current members and welcome to all our new ones as well! A few reminders for our first meeting.

MEMBERSHIP…. Janice and Sue – The 2018-2018 Membership Application can be found on the MEMBERSHIP tab on the main page of this website.  Click on the tab, then on the link for the membership application.  If you haven’t already done so please bring your application and membership dues with you to the September 4th, meeting.

MEMBERSHIP FAT QUARTER RAFFLE THEME….is BATIKS. Bring a Fat Quarter with you to enter to win!

BLOCK OF THE MONTH….Karen and Barbara – Remember to bring your BOM for September. The Step Strip Block in Bright Batiks and White to the meeting. Please remember the blocks will be collected and 1 or 2 lucky participants will win the blocks!  Block instructions are located under the BLOCK OF THE MONTH tab on the main page of this website.  Clock on the tab to get to the instructions.

HOSPITALITY…. Barbara and Joan – Post cards have been sent out to members asking for desserts for the meeting. We greatly appreciate all the delicious desserts that are brought to the meetings.

PRO BONO QUILTS…. Debbie and Lorraine – Welcome back Huntington Quilters hope you all had a wonderful summer. If you have made a pro bono quilt over the summer please bring it to the September meeting. Can’t wait to see all of the creative quilts.

PROGRAMS….Jean, Liz and Alyson – We have an exciting year coming up!

The first workshop we are taking reservations for is Erin Underwood’s Tuffet Class back due to popular demand! It will be on December 8th at our meeting spot, the Christ Lutheran Church. You can make a squffet or tuffet! Sign ups will start at the September meeting, feel free to sign up then and bring a check for $60! You can buy supplies from her or on your own. Supply list will be at the meeting.

September we will have a trunk show. Linda Radziminski will present her collection of antique quilts, which she has acquired over the years.

October we have the SAQA trunk show and a vendor selling fabric! Also, planning an upcoming UFO sewing day! Wahoo!
Stay tuned for more details to come!

BOOK RAFFLE…. Lucille – Tickets for the book raffle are 3 for $1.00. Come by the table to see our fantastic books and try your luck.

OPERATION VERONICA…. Lucille & Gilma – We are continuing to accept and collect donations and pillowcases or this worthwhile cause. Please, won’t you contribute and help our service men and women. A list of acceptable items and instructions will be available from Lucille.

QUINIPET RETREAT…. Lucie – Any quilter who has signed up for the November retreat to Quinipet and has not yet paid, should bring a check to the meeting in the amount of $200/payable to Huntington Quilters. If you are unsure about your payment, please email Lucie at Lbee47@msn.com. The retreat is full.

2018 RAFFLE QUILT…. Lynne – Our Raffle Quilt 2018 will be displayed at our meeting. We will have envelopes ready for every member. Please come to the Raffle Quilt table at your earliest convenience during our meeting. Each envelope contains 6 raffle ticket books and a picture of our quilt. Each member is required to purchase or sell 4 raffle ticket books. If you find that you don’t have an envelope waiting for you please let us know. Thank you, Raffle Committee

HOLIDAY GIFT CAMP….Lauren – Projects and signup sheets will be available for the projects for the Holiday Gift Camp. The camp is scheduled for Saturday October 20, 2018 at our current meeting location. If you have a project you would like to teach, please see Lauren at the meeting. All teachers should bring in a Student Supply list for their project.

ROW BY ROW PROJECT….Judy sent out a reminder last week to all participants. The Row by Row is starting in Sept.   We have two groups of 10 and it will continue through June.

SUNSHINE AND FLOWERS….Kathy R. If you know of a member who could use a little Sunshine and Flowers please let us know.

WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK PAGE….Kathy K. Continuing to update both the website and Facebook pages. Check them out for the latest information.

FOOD PANTRY DONATIONS….We will, on an ongoing basis, be collecting non-perishable food items for the Christ Lutheran Church’s food pantry. If you have anything you would like to donate, please bring it in.

If you have any questions, please contact us at Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com

Look forward to seeing all of you at the meeting.

Kathy Kelner, Web Mistress

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