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Willoughby Hills Quilt Show Reception - Sept. 9th


Willoughby Hills Quilt Guild is hosting a Quilt Show Reception on Friday, September 9, 2016 from 7 to 9 pm. There will be vendors, refreshments and a Chinese Auction. The quilts will also be on display for all of September and October. If you have any questions, call Linda at 440-585-0486 or email: rgang4us@aol.com.


Willoughby Hills community Center (Art Gallery)

35400 Chardon Road, Willoughby Hills, OH 44094.

willoughby hills show

show quilts

Photos from 2014 quilt show reception.

Vyvyan Rundgren Introduces Floor Art - Sept 13th


North Coast Needlers will be hosting Vyvyan Rundgren at it's September meeting in Rocky River for a lecture about "Walking on your Art". Vyvyan is also a quilter and favors the crazy-quilt technique. Vyvyan is a teacher at John C. Campbell Folk School in North Carolina. She has just published her first book, "Floor Cloths, Quilts, and Pages: Create Traditional Floor Art Using Modern Techniques".

Used as alternatives to carpets and for table coverings, they were used widely throughout the 1700s and 1800s until they were replaced by linoleum in the late 19th century.

Today, homeowners and crafters enjoy them for their handcrafted, artisan appeal.

All are welcome to attend! Guests $5.

Tuesday, September 13th @ 7:00 pm

Don Umerley Civic Center,
21016 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River, OH.

show quilts

Any questions, contact Sherry Priest at 330-752-3054 or email.


Registration Opens for NEORQC's Annual Getaway!


Sign up for NEORQC's 2017 education conference event! The getaway committee has selected 9 great classes plus an open studio. As always, classes fill in on a first-come first-served manner. 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: getaway@neorqc.com.

Click here for Getaway info & registration/class information ...


NEORQC General Meeting in Macedonia on October 1st

k c howellNEORQC's next General Meeting will be held on Saturday, October 1 at 10:00 am. Our guest speaker will be KC Howell, who will talk about the use of Electric Quilt, a quilt design software. KC has been quilting since she was 16 and is a member of the Firehouse Quilters.

KC will introduce us to the Electric Quilt program by demonstrating how easy it is to design a block and play with fabric choices. She will also explain how to use the various Electric Quilt libraries to assist in design and coloring, and she will show us a few quilts made from Electric Quilt designs.

Activities planned:

  • Sharing of program ideas among guilds
  • Grant recipient presentations
  • Guest Speaker: K.C. Howell
    Topic: Electric Quilt & Trunk show
  • Recommendations of bylaws committee
    (brief discussion - no voting)
  • Show 'n Tell
  • Bring covered dish for pot luck lunch
  • Conversation & laughter with your quilting friends!
quilt lecture

The meeting will be hosted by Cotton Candy Quilt Guild. The meeting will be in the Senior Center at the Macedonia City Center. The official address of the Center is 9691 Valley View Road, but the guild recommends you use the Route 82/East Aurora Road entrance which is about a half a mile east of I-271 (just east of Park Ave. and across the street from the Fifth Third Bank).

Look for the NEORQC banner at the Route 82 entrance.

Macedonia City Center
Official Address: 9691 Valley View Road, Macedonia, OH 44056.
Recommended entrance: Across from Fifth Third, 943 E Aurora Rd, Macedonia, OH
Click here for Google map image ...

NOTE: There is limited refrigerator space at this facility. If you bring a dish that needs to be kept cold until lunch, please bring it in an insulated carrier or a small cooler.


Get Ready for Ohio's Leading Quilt Show!


exhibit hall
Mutton Hill attendees

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:


help on committee
  • Photographer.
  • 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-guilds-needed

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 vp@neorqc.com or click here for a checklist document ....




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