NEORQC General Meeting in Lordstown on June 4th
NEORQC's next General
Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 10:00 am. Our guest speaker will be Jan Mitri! Jan will share with us her journey from traditional quilter to art quilter. (Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Shown top-left: Gubio, Italy at Sunrise. Jan's blue ribbon winner at the 2014 Lake Farmpark Show. Lower-left: Remembering Mom, her 2nd place winner at 2016's Lake Farmpark show.
- Guest Speaker: Jan Mitri "Evolution of an Art Quilter"
- 2017 Getaway project preview
- Vendor mini-mall (3 vendors)
- Show 'n Tell
- Bring covered dish for pot luck lunch
- Conversation & laughter with your quilting friends!
Host: Fabric Patchers Quilt Guild
Look for our banner at:
Lordstown Administration Center
1455 Salt Spring Road, Lordstown (Warren), OH 44481
NEORQC Education Grant Applications Due July 1st
The NEORQC Education Grant is offered to provide up to $500 to organizations promoting the fine art of quilting and raising the public awareness of the art form.
We especially encourage projects that introduce youth to sewing & quilting.
This money can be used for supplies, field trip admissions and workshop fees for education of textiles, history, mixed media, traditional or the art form of quilting.
Click here for application form ...
Further information is available on the Grants Page of this website, or by contacting the Grant Chair, Nancy Marin, at email@example.com.
Just Quilt It Closing Sale
Just Quilt It in Warren, OH is closing. The owner is retiring. Current discount is 30-35% off of regular prices. 2500 bolts in store at start of sale. Come and shop! Selection is still good, but merchandise is going fast! All sales are final, no returns or exchanges.
Starting Saturday 5/14 - all Fat Quarters are 50% off!
Many new samples added to the classroom. These make great gifts and are reasonably priced (no additonal mark downs).
Please note: we are requesting cash payments for these items.
We will also have some fixtures, samples and other items for sale.
Valid gift certificates will be honored until the last day of business.
Location: Just Quilt It, 171 Folsom NW, Warren, OH 44483.
Special Sale Hours: Mon, Thurs, Fri - 10 - 5, Tues/Wed 10 - 6, Sat 9 - 4, Sun 11 - 4.
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Get Ready for Ohio's Leading Quilt Show!
Quilters from around Ohio are being asked to
submit entries to The Mutton Hill Quilt Show, October 22-23, 2016 at the John S. Knight Convention Center in downtown Akron. Information is also on Facebook at "Mutton Hill Quilt Show."
Applications are available at the official
website, www.MuttonHillQuilts.org. Quilts will be judged by recognized quilting authorities and cash prizes will be awarded. All quilts entered to be judged must be dated after January 1, 2013. Entrants may also submit quilts for display only, which will not be judged in the competition. The deadline for submitting registrations is September 15. The entry fee of $15 per quilt ($10, members) must be paid prior to October 1.
The 2016 Mutton Hill Quilt Show challenge will be 'Sheep,' or a quilt using wool. Quilts may be
no more than 30" on each side. Be sure to mark the Challenge spot on the Submission form.
There will be a special Viewer's Choice prize for the challenge winner.
Registration is also open for vendors offering quilting materials. The deadline for vendor registration is May 1, 2016. Applications may be downloaded from the website or by contacting the Society offices. Last year, more than 20 shops and sales outlets offered merchandise for quilters and sewers at the Akron show.
Click here for printable information sheet.
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:
- Newsletter Editor.
- Getaway Committee.
- Field/Region representative.
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 2017 (June or October). NEORQC currently offers $250 to host guilds to cover expenses.
Host supplies these basic needs:
- Facility with room setup for the meeting
- Educational 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Support our local member shops and quilt teachers!!
They are the best!!