May Monthly Meeting – Pincushion Swap, Show and Tell and Beautiful Blocks!

The May meeting was a lot of fun – our pincushion swaps were unveiled and members proudly showed off their newest quilts creations (some of which were started at Quilt Camp!)  The pincushions were creative and efforts were made to make sure they matched the personality of the person who received the pincushions.

The guild presented Pat Aitken with a gorgeous collection of blocks, which celebrated her love of birds and all things nautical.  Pat is moving east, but not leaving the Guild completely.  How could anyone leave such a group of wonderful ladies!  Wait for the grand reveal when the quilt is put together!




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Quilt Camp

Quilt Camp was held on April 29, and a wonderful time was had by all!  The classes were fun, and everyone wanted to win the great door prizes!  Thank you to Kathy Kelner and Barbara Oestel for putting it together, the teachers who were so generous with their time, and a big thank you to George Oestel for setting up!  We are looking forward to next year.

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Huntington Quilters at Smithtown Show!

Huntington Quilters were well represented at the Smithtown Stitchers Show!  Hope you got the chance to see these gorgeous quilts in person.

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Reminders for April Meeting


April Meeting – The Hoffman Challenge will be on display!

May Meeting:  Pincushions are Due!

June Meeting:  End of year celebration

Membership Raffle 

Spring has finally arrived and we spend more time outdoors–doing our hand-sewing, of course. Let’s celebrate spring with April’s fat quarter theme–Birds, Bees, and Butterflies. Bring a FQ featuring spring’s delightful flying creatures and get in on the monthly FQ raffle.

Wear your name tag!  Have it visible as you sign in and you’ll get a raffle ticket to win a half-yard of lovely new springtime fabric.

Quilt Camp – April 29

Signs up for classes, or for teachers who want to teach, will be taken.  Please check out the beautiful samples, and sign up!  Volunteers to help out the day of quilt camp are also needed.


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Quilt Show at Harborfields Library, January 2017

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Show and Tell, January 2017

Tonight,  our quilts took center stage!  Members were invited to bring in their first, favorite or a quilt that was significant to them.  It was an inspiring evening.  And remember to label your quilts!

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Reminders for January 3 Meeting

Program Reminders

January 28th Workshop: Remember to bring in your $60 dollar check for Michelle Hiatt’s class if attending. Lunch is included! There are still a few openings in the class if interested. Signs of Autumn is the workshop, great for using up your scraps- can make a table runner or quilt, instructions will be emailed when payment is received.

 January’s meeting is a “Member Show and Share”…please bring in a “first” or “favorite” quilt you’d like to show our members!

February’s meeting is Pro Bono night!

More information for March’s Michelle Scott class will be given at the January meeting.

Membership News for January

Does your New Year’s Resolution involve dieting? No worries because you can indulge in any treat you want with this month’s Fat Quarter raffle. Bring a food/beverage/kitchen themed FQ to be in on a no-calorie raffle to win some FQ’s for a yummy project.

Make a New Year’s Resolution to wear your name tag to each meeting. Pick up your raffle ticket when you sign in at the meeting to have a chance to win a half-yard of new fabric.

 Quinipet Retreat in April

Payment is due for the retreat!  The cost is $175 and your check should be made payable to Huntington Quilters and can either be mailed to Lucie Blohm at 30 Cherry Lane, Huntington, NY 11743 or brought to the next guild meeting on Tuesday, January 3rd.

As of this minute, we are OVER-ENROLLED for this retreat.  There was a glitch in the sign up lists and 32 people signed up. The list is officially CLOSED.

For the moment, I will leave it as is, but if any of you know now that you will not be able to attend, please let Lucie know.

We can only accommodate 29 people in the 2 houses (Asbury and Bobolin) unless we have three people willing to take a top bunk.

Bring in your finished HONEYBEE QUILT BLOCK for the raffle quilt to the January meeting.

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