Registration Ongoing for NEORQC's Annual Getaway!
Sign up for NEORQC's 2017 education conference event! The getaway committee has selected 8 great classes plus an open studio. As always, classes fill in on a first-come first-served manner. Be sure to provide 3 class choices on your registration form! If there is a class that you are passionate about ... register as early as possible!
||Holiday Inn Boardman
7410 South Avenue, Boardman, OH 44512
Holiday Inn Boardman website link
|Just $100 holds your spot with the balance due in January. Registration closes on October 15th or when full.
We have a fantastic line-up of classes and instructors. The facility has an indoor pool and rooms are clean, well-lit and modern looking! Easy access right off the freeway.
Along with great teachers, there is plenty of free time after hours for socializing w/other quilters and friends!
If you have any questions, contact Jan Hittle at 330-297-9286 or email: email@example.com.
Click here for Getaway info & registration/class information ...
Lorain County Piecemakers 2016 Quilt Show - Oct 7th-9th
This biennial quilt show returns, full of color and inspiration! This location is perfect for a quilt show with excellent lighting and close up parking.
- 150+ quilts on display
- "Home of the Brave" and "Quilts of Valor"
- Door Prizes
- Red and White Challenge will be on display
- Beverages, lunch and desserts will be available
Oct. 7, 2016 (Friday) 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Oct. 8, 2016 (Saturday) 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Oct. 9, 2016 (Sunday) 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
See raffle quilt pictured further below!
New Russia Township Lodge
46300 Butternut Ridge Rd. (west of SR 58), Oberlin, OH 44074
NEORQC Fabric Challenge Returns!
The only requirement is to use a recognizable piece of the
Challenge fabric. Categories for viewer's choice:
- Large quilts (beyond 30" on a side)
- Small quilts / wall hangings
- Totebags / purses
- Wearables & Miscellaneous
Fat quarters available at the Oct 1st meeting for $3. Limit 2
per person. The money collected will be used for the prizes.
Finished projects will be displayed and prizes awarded by popular vote at the March 2017 Annual meeting.
If you can't make it to the meeting, email Paula Wedig at firstname.lastname@example.org to make alternate arrangements to get the challenge fabric. If several individuals from the same guild are interested, possibly we can bring them to your guild meeting.
Willoughby Hills Quilt Show - Sept. 9th thru Oct
The quilts will be on display for all of September and October. If you have any questions, call Linda at 440-585-0486 or email: email@example.com.
Willoughby Hills community Center (Art Gallery)
35400 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094.
Photos from 2014 quilt show reception.
Gorgeous Raffle Quilts - Support Local Guilds & Charities
As you visit the upcoming area quild quilt shows, be sure to support their endeavors by purchasing raffle tickets for the opportunity quilts they have available. Two that are coming up are:
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.
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:
- 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 or click here for a checklist document ....
Support our local member shops and quilt teachers!!
They are the best!!