March 6, 2018 Meeting

March 6, 20187 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, meeting business was brought to order.

The Membership Raffles Winners were:

For the Fat Quarters – Irene, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FEBRUARY 6, 2018 MEETING REMINDER

Hello Huntington Quilters!

Hoping this note find all of you well, staying warm and quilting to your hearts content! The Groundhog had predicted six more weeks of winter. Let’s make the best of it – LET’S SEW!!!

Here are the February 6th, 2018 Meeting Reminders.

Monthly Meeting Program….February 6, 2018 meeting – guest lecturer!! Esterita Austin is speaking! Her presentation is called “Classic Rock”. It’s her view of her progression in quilt making with ideas for photography and interpretation.

Block of the Month….Don’t forget to bring your Mitten BOM to the February 6th meeting.  We are looking forward to seeing all the different color mittens hanging for all to admire.  If you still need a pattern, give us a call. Karen & Barbara

Hospitality….If you received a post card in the mail, we will be looking forward to your delicious dessert at our February meeting. Thank you! Barbara & Karen

Fat Quarter Raffle….The fat quarter theme for the February 6, 2018 meeting is “Red”. Thank you! Janice and Sue

2018 Raffle Quilt….This month the, “Totally Tulip,” packets are due back. Kudos to all for participating. We want to encourage our members, who haven’t as yet seen Raffle Quilt 2018 Blocks to please come over to our table (next to ProBono), and see what it’s all about. Thank you, Lynne.

Honey Bee Raffle…. The Honey Bee Raffle has been scheduled for the April 3rd, 2018 meeting.

I appreciate all your donations for the Honey Bee Quilt Raffle. I could still use a few more baskets. The last day that I will be accepting donations will be at the Tuesday, Feb. 3rd 2018 Guild meeting. Helpers will be needed at the end of March to assemble the baskets. A date will be set soon. Thanks again, Lucille

Operation Veronica…. We will continue to accept donations all year for Project Veronica. Personal care supplies, pillowcases are gladly accepted. Help us support our troops.

Quilt Camp….We will hold our annual Quilt Camp on Saturday, April 21, 2018. We are looking for members to teach a project. If you have something you would like to share with our members, please see Kathy or Madeline. Sign ups will start in March.

Sunshine and Flowers…. If you know of a member of the guild who is perhaps feeling a bit under the weather, or someone who could use a few words of encouragement, let Kathy R know. Cards are sent out to members.

If you have any questions, please send an email to Huntingtonquilters@gmail.com I will do my best to get you an answer.

See you at the meeting!
Kathy Kelner
Web Mistress

 

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MICHELLE HIATT’S – JENN’S JOURNEY WORKSHOP

Michelle Hiatt’s – Jenn’s Journey Workshop will be held this Saturday, January 20, 2018 at our usual meeting place.  The hall will open at 9 AM and the class will start at 9:30 AM.

Members who signed up will have received their supply list.  There is some home work to be done before the class, so that everyone one will be able to get the most from this beautiful project.

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

See you at the workshop!

Kathy Kelner, Web Mistress

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DATE CORRECTION FOR THE QUINIPET RETREAT

Ladies, we have a date correction.   The Quinipet Retreat  will be April 13, 14, 15, 2018. Sorry about that!  See Lucie for details on reserving your spot at the retreat.

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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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MEETING REMINDER NOTICE – JANUARY 2nd, 2018 MEETING WILL BE PRO BONO NIGHT!

Happy New Year Huntington Quilter’s!

Hope all of you have a wonderful Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Our January 2nd, 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.

The Pro Bono Committee

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ADDITIONAL DECEMBER 5, 2017 MEETING REMINDERS

There are one or two additional items for the December meeting reminder. 

RAFFLE QUILT – If you are working on a block for the RAFFLE QUILT for 2018, please bring the completed blocks with you to the December 5, 2017 meeting.    Lynne Rokoff will be collecting these blocks at the meeting.

There was a correction for the hospitality for the holiday party:

Hospitality For Our Holiday Party… Looking forward to the wonderful appetizers and desserts everyone brings.  We will be having chicken and ham as our main course along with a delicious punch.   A-K please bring a dessert.  L- Z please bring an appetizer.

Thank you all so much. See you at the meeting!

Kathy Kelner

Web Mistress

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