Suzi Parron Free Slide/Lecture Presentation - May 10th
The Ashtabula County Barn Quilt Trail steering committee is sponsoring Suzi Parron, author of the book, "Barn Quilts and the American Quilt Trail Movement," for a free slide/lecture presentation at the Ashtabula First Church of the Nazarene 1820 South Ridge West Ashtabula, Ohio, Tuesday, May 10th at 6:30 P.M.
She will also be talking about her second barn quilt trail book which includes a photo of one of Ashtabula County's 8x8 barn quilts on the Graham Road covered bridge.
Information will be available to learn to make your own barn quilt at the Conneaut Arts Center 1025 Buffalo St., Conneaut.
All are welcome to attend!
Portage Patchers Guild Welcomes Pat Knoechel May 16th
Portage Patchers Quilt Guild invites you to attend a lecture given by Pat Knoechel, the sister of Eleanor Burns of "Quilt in a Day"!
Pat is in our area showing Eleanor's latest techniques, patterns and rulers.
This year's program is "Quilts from El's Attic" (click for photos). Eleanor has applied her "Quilt in a Day" techniques to classic quilt patterns. There will also be a trunk show of her lovely quilts. Pat will have patterns and rulers for sale.
If you have attended one of Pat's presentations before you know what a treat this will be!
Monday, May 16, 2016
Doors open at 5:30 / Lecture 6:30 - 8:30
Cost $3 per person . . . Refreshments provided
- Pre-registration is required (reservation limited to 80)
- Contact Mary Nitzsche 330-673-8877 to pre-register
- Make check payable to Portage Patchers Quilt Guild
- Mail to Mary at 646 Mae St., Kent, OH 44240
- Include your phone # and names of those in your group
- Reservation deadline is May 9, 2016
Mogadore United Methodist Church
3828 Mogadore Rd., Mogadore, OH
Click here for program invitation ..
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
- 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!!