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Announcements ...

  • NEORQC's 2016 Getaway registration is closed.
  • There are many classes and/or workshops beginning that are taught by member teachers or offered by member shops. Be sure to check the Calendar page or each shop's website for offerings.
  • See Calendar page for upcoming events and more!



   Site updated 2016-Jan 31

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NEORQC Annual Meeting on March 5th


NEORQC's next General Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 5th at 10:00 am. Our presentation this month will be from the Sew and So's on "Making a Difference in the Community." This is a very timely topic as we had a number of follow-up inquiries following our October general meeting.
    


From Martingale's "Share The Warmth Charity Quilt Drive"

Activities planned:

  • Program presentation:  Making a Difference in the Community
  • Challenge project reveal (and prizes!)
  • Getaway highlights
  • Show 'n Tell
  • Bring covered dish for pot luck lunch
  • Conversation & laughter with your quilting friends!

NEORQC 2014-15 Fabric Challenge Reveal:

  • Arrive early to enter your project before the meeting starts.
  • Categories:
    • Quilts
    • Wallhangings and smaller quilts
    • Totebags and purses
    • Wearable quilted items
    • Miscellaneous
  • Each item will receive a number when you sign in.
  • Place your item in the category you've selected.
  • Please cover your name if visible on your item.
  • Awards are by popular vote. Ballots available for all categories. Awards will be presented after lunch.
  • Questions? Contact: Paula Wedig, pwedig@gmail.com (440) 842-0589

Host: Common Theads Quilt Guild

Look for our banner at:
Divinity Lutheran Church
11877 Blossom Ave., Parma, OH 44130
Click here for Google Maps link ..

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Sign up Now for Spring Stitch-In at Ripley!

 

Spend a wonderful weekend with your quilting friends at the beautiful Cedar Lakes Conference Center in Ripley, WV in the spring! We will have a great time and hope you can join us March 17 - 20, 2016!

Peg Bingham organizes an extremely popular and successful Fall Quilt Camp in Ripley and has done so for years. This is her third year offering a retreat event for those wanting to kick-off their quilting inspiration at the beginning of the year!

 

Click here for further info ...
   

Ruth Benge Bingham Covington Felix
Debby Lee Miller Smith Troutman Turnbow

New to Quilt Camp events or sponsoring a new quilter? Click here for a bonus coupon for new campers & their sponsors!
   
  


Sew Happy Carnation Quilters' Tea Features Beth Schillig

 

All are invited to the 16th annual Sew Happy Carnation Quilters' Lecture & Luncheon to be held Saturday, February 13, 2016 at The Alliance Country Club, 725 East Milton St. (left off Rt. 183 south, 1/2 mile south of 62/State St.), Alliance, Ohio 44601.

 

tea & muffins Beth Schillig is featured and will present "The Journey of a Contemporary Quilt Artist." Beth creates her own machine quilted artwork and exhibits her work at shows across the country, accumulating awards as she goes! See what Beth has been up to in the past few years and get a glimpse of what is to come.

10:00 am - Tea & Muffins upon arrival
10:30 am - Speaker

 

Make checks for $25.00 each payable to Sew Happy Carnation Quilt Guild and mail to Kathy Wolf, 1732 Lilly Lane, Alliance, Ohio 44601. Deadline for reservations is February 6, 2016 and is limited to 160. Click here to see the invitation or call Kathy at 330-821-1477 for more information.

      


NEORQC 2016 Fabric Challenge

 

As of early September, there were only 29 FQs left for this year's fabric challenge! Categories for viewer's choice judging are: Large quilts (behond 30 inches on a side), Small quilts & wall hangings, Totebags/purses, Wearables and Miscellaneous.
  

Basic instructions:

  • Use a recognizable piece of the fabric in a quilted item: Quilt, mat, tote, purse, or whatever you create.
  • The reveal will be at the March 2016 NEORQC General Meeting.
  • Cost will be $3 for each Fat Quarter. Limit 2 per entrant.

This money will be used for prizes in a viewer's choice decision with any excess going to support grants. Contact Paula Wedig (pwedig@gmail.com) with any questions.



Opportunities for NEORQC Involvement!

 

A few of our committees are seeking energetic individuals to get involved in the organization. NEORQC promotes the love of quilting and art of quilt making to over 1,000 quilt enthusiasts with a handful of dedicated individuals! This is your chance to contribute to the supportive and collaborative endeavors of this organization. Opportunities available:

 

help on committee
  • Newsletter Editor.
  • Photographer.
  • Technology/Equipment Specialist.
  • Field/Region representative - Southwest counties.
  • Field/Region representative - Northeast counties.


If you have talents that would compliment these committees and are willing to volunteer your time and efforts, please express your interest to our president, Marie Ralston!

   
  


Host Guilds Needed

 

We are seeking a guild to volunteer to host a meeting in March 2016 or 2017 (March, June or October). NEORQC currently offers $250 to host guilds to cover expenses.host-guilds-needed

Host supplies these basic needs:

  • Facility with room setup for the meeting
  • Program / Speaker
  • Lunch is generally potluck, but the host supplies morning pastries, coffee & punch and table service (ie plates & eating utensils)

NEORQC has its own microphone system if one is not available at the facility. Contact Lila Kliot, VP for additional information at vp@neorqc.com.

 

 

 


Support our local member shops and quilt teachers!!
They are the best!!

 
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