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  • 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.
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NEORQC Membership Renewals Due by Jan 15th


It's time to send in your membership renewals for the 2015 year! Notices were sent out last month by the membership chair. If you've misplaced your information, you can get the forms from the website:

Contact the membership chair if you have any further questions.


Getaway T-shirts ... Orders due by Jan 30th


The 2015 Getaway t-shirt will be a shade of coral! Shirts will be distributed at the NEORQC Getaway, then at the NEORQC Regional Meeting or arrangements can be made for pick up. No shirts will be sold at the Getaway.

Order and payment must be received by January 30th.
Click here for order form.



Maria Elkins Workshop - Feb. 13th - Warrensville Hts


The African American Quilt Guild is sponsoring the workshop, "Fused Applique Portraits", with Maria Elkins, fabric artist on Friday, February 13th. Click here for workshop brochure. The fee is $100 and includes supplies, prints from your digital image and lunch.

Don't delay signing up .. as Ms. Elkins will need your chosen photo to prepare it in advance! Contact Gloria Kellon 216-283-4394 for more information and to get in to this fantastic class!


Sew Happy Carnation Quilters' Tea Features Maria Elkins -
Feb. 14th - Alliance


Fifteenth annual quilters' lecture and luncheon. Features Maria Elkins with her presentation "Maria Elkins' Trunk Show," a blending of PowerPoint stories along with display of her quilts. She will introduce the group to 50-100 quilt artists who use people in their quilts and the various techniques used.

Reservations limited to 160. For more info, see invitation. Bring items for show 'n share also! Deadline for reservations is February 7th. Cost is $25

10:00 am Tea & muffins
10:30 am Speaker
12:00 noon Luncheon

The Alliance Country Club
725 East Milton St (Left off Rt 183 So, 1/2 mile So of 62/State St), Alliance, Ohio 44601

Make checks payable to: Mary Bernower, 11693 Easton St, NE, Alliance, OH 44601.



A Few Openings Remain for NEORQC's Annual Getaway



If you haven't signed up yet, it may be possible to still join us. But act quickly! If you have any questions, contact MaryAnn Grayson, NEORQC Getaway Chair, 817 West Avenue, Elyria, OH 44035 at 440-322-1220 or getaway@neorqc.com.

Click here to go to the Getaway page with registration and class information ...


Hoopsisters BOM Classes offered at Sew Deja Vu - Stow



Join Sue Wagner as she walks us through quilting in the hoop. A great way to learn the capabilities of your embroidery machine.

You will learn "Hoopsisters" unique technique of combining embroidery with piecing and quilting to make perfect quilt blocks in the hoop of your embroidery machine.

"Sewn Seeds" is a 12-month project that begins March 21st.

Click here to go to Sew Deja Vu's website for further details.



Somewhere Sewing Classes Offered - Millersburg


Just in time to help us forget about all this snow and get back to what we love most! Many more classes on the website. Call Somewhere Sewing at 330-674-1677 to register, or visit www.somewheresewing.com for more information or newsletter sign-up.

Russian Reel
Instructor: Peg Bingham
Sat, March 7th - 9:30-4:00

Attic Windows
Instructor: Peg Bingham
Sat, April 11th - 9:30-4:00

Patchwork Illusions
Instructor: Karen Combs
Sat, April 25th - 9:00-4:00



NEORQC Annual Meeting on March 7th

NEORQC's next Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, March 7th at 10:00 am. The program will be hosted by Osnaburg Quilt & Fiber Art Quild.




Host: Osnaburg Quilt & Fiber Art Guild

Look for our banner at:
East Canton Church of God
201 Nassau St. E., East Canton, OH 44730  
(Enter building at the rear, off parking lot. Meet in social hall).

Other activities planned:

  • Guest Speaker
  • Challenge Fabric Project Reveal (see details further below)
  • Officer Elections
  • Show 'n Tell - don't forget!
  • Bring covered dish for pot luck lunch
  • Conversation & laughter with your quilting friends!


        Julius Bremer speaking at the last October 2014 NEORQC meeting.

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


BOMs Beginning at Member Shops ...


Contact each shop to register for these beautiful projects!

The Great Pumpkin
Mabel & Ethel's
Begins January - 14 mo

On Point
Little Red Quilt House
Beginning Soon

Moonlight Sonata
Little Red Quilt House
Beginning Soon



Gorgeous Raffle Quilt Offered by Northcoast Needlers Guild


The Northcoast Needlers' 2015 "Thirty Years of Threads That Bind" Quilt Show returns April 11th from 10 am to 6 pm and April 12th from 10 am to 5 pm to the Westlake High School (newly built!), 27830 Hilliard Blvd, Westlake, OH 44145. Tickets for this beautiful raffle quilt are now being sold. It is absolutely stunning and the quilting is exquisite!


The drawing will be on April 12th at 2 p.m. Please visit their website at www.ncnquilt.com and click the "Quilt Show 2015" tab to see pictures and additional information about the raffle quilt.



Special Events and Features of the Show:

  • Gorgeous "Confetti" raffle quilt.
  • Special Exhibit: 2014 Hoffman National Fabric Challenge - 25 piece Indigo collection F
  • NCN Community Service display
  • Vendor Mall
  • Much more including Quilt-side Cafe and door prizes.



NEORQC Education Grant Applications Due July 1st

dollar signThe NEORQC Education Grant is offered to provide up to $300 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 Grant Page of this website, or by contacting the Grant Chair, Nancy Marin, at grant@neorqc.com.

Host Guilds Needed


We are seeking a guild to volunteer to host the October 2015 meeting. NEORQC currently offers $250 to host guilds to cover expenses.host-guilds-needed

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 Mary Bernower, VP for additional information at vp@neorqc.com.




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

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