Monday, September 17, 2018

North Coast Needlers - September meeting - Garage Sale!

North Coast Needlers cleaned out their closets and lightened their stash with a "Garage Sale" at our September meeting.
Fabric, patterns, notions and more!

Margaret has some wonderful fabrics for sale!

 and of course, Show and Tell!


wonderful quilts


stuff animals and rugs



Upcoming local events: 


Honeybee Quilt Guild Annual Bus Trip September 20, 2018, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm. Departs from Buehlers River Styx Market in Medina. Join the Honeybee Quilt Guild traveling to The Little House of Stitches in Miamisburg and then to Fabric Shack in Waynesville. You can choose to bring your lunch, buy carryout lunch in Miamisburg which you could eat on the bus or eat when you get to Waynesville. You will be stopping in Bellville at Der Dutchman for dinner on the way home. Your dinner is included in the price of $65 for the day. Please email judyrogers@zoominternet.net for more information.

Oct. 5-6 Streetsboro Quilt Guild Show 2018 Friday October 5th 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday October 6th10am to 4pm at Faith Baptist Church, 9890 St. Rte. 43 (at Frost Road) Streetsboro, OH. Contact 
Sharon Kemp 330-283-2697, skemp@kent.edu, or see streetsboroquiltguild.com


Oct. 6   NEORQC General Meeting, Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 10:00 am Portage Patchers QuiltGuild is host quilt at Mogadore United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 3828 Mogadore Road, Mogadore, OH 44260-1243 at 10:00 am. North Coast Needlers September 2018 7 Speaker is Gwen Liverett presenting “Dear Jane Quilt – Lessons Learned on My Jane Journey.” Lunch is a Taco Salad, Beef and Chicken provided by the host guild. Attendees are asked to bring dessert – no more than 1/2 dozen (six) of either cookies/ brownies/bar cookies. Extras will be donated. The church is east of McDonald’s, on the same side of the street. Parking in the rear of the church. Signs will be posted for additional parking. Enter the church via the portico. A meet and greet table will be inside.

Oct. 1 Canton Quilters’ Guild Fall Fling Join the Canton Quilters’ Guild for a hot lunch and program featuring speaker, Rebekah L. Smith, specialist in wool applique. Reservations can be made by check to: Canton Quilters Guild. Mail with payment to: Reservations, 147 Wise Avenue NE, N Canton, OH 44720. Include your name, Amount enclosed, Contact Number, Special Diet Request, and the names of the Guests requesting to be seated together. Tables will be assigned in order of reservations received. If you wish to be seated with a specific group or friend, sending checks together eases this assignment and will assure you get the best table available at time of receipt. Tables seat ten people, if you would like to fill one table completely. For more information: teresaquilts@juno.com

Oct. 11-13 Quilting on the Bayfront 2018 Thursday through Saturday from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA. Admission to the Quilt Show and Vendor Mall is $8.00. In addition there will be presentations by Rob Appell of Man Sewing, Mattie Rhoades Haines of Quiltsmart, and Sue Hausmann of America Quilts Creatively. For more information, check out their website at http://www.millcreeksew.com/ quilting-on-the-bayfront-erie-pa.htm.


Oct. 20-21 Quilter’s Legacy of Lakewood, A Gem of a Show Saturday, October 20th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Sunday, October 21st 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Show will be held at the Rocky River Civic Center. Admission is $5.00. For more information, contact QuiltersLegary@hotmail.com

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

We All Scream for Ice Cream!

June meeting of the North Coast Needlers was sweet with many wonderful Show and Tell projects followed by an Ice Cream Social with will all the yummy toppings.







Then our own Linda Sekerak gave a wonderful program about Modern Quilting, what it is and the designs and aspects that make up a modern quilt.



Upcoming Events:

June 29 to July 1 Quilting Retreat This summer, the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park is presenting a quilting retreat, in collaboration with the African American Quilt and Doll Guild, at the Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center. Dates are June 29 - July 1, and guest artists include Juanita Yeager and Wendy Lewis. More info can be found at this link (including registration information): https://www. conservancyforcvnp.org/event/cuyahoga-valley-institute-inspirations-andexpressions-of-nature-a-quilting-retreat-with-the-african-american-quilt-anddoll-guild/ More info on the AAQDG can be found here: http://www.aaqdg.org/
July 6-7 Old Uniontown Quilt Show “SUMMER FUN” Friday July 6, 2018 9:00 to 7:00 Saturday July 7, 2018 9:00 to 5:00 Park Street Brethren Church, 619 Park Street, Ashland, OH 44805 Quilt exhibits, vendors and free demonstrations Raffle quilt, Babylock Rachel sewing machine raffle Admission $4.00 each-12 and under free
October 5-6 Streetsboro Quilt Guild Show 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday October 6th 10am to 4pm at Faith Baptist Church, 9890 St. Rte. 43 (at Frost Road) Streetsboro, OH. Contact Sharon Kemp 330- 283-2697, skemp@kent.edu, or see streetsboroquiltguild.com
Nov. 4 Wildwood Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show Sunday 10:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mentor Senior Center, 8484 Munson Road, Mentor, Ohio 44060 Beautiful Quilts including Guild Challenge Quilts; Vendors and Refreshments; Gifts Sew Special Shop is selling small quilted items made by guild members. Chinese Auction with Gift Baskets; Raffle Quilt made by members. Tickets $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. The winner will be selected at the end of the show. Admission is $5.00. For more information contact: Linda Sinclair, lsinclair24@att.net, 440-946-0945
 Nov. 9-11 Lorain County Piecemakers Quilt Show Judged Show – Will accept 150 entries Vendors – Country Cupboard – Raffle Quilt and Baskets Friday, November 9, 2018 from 10 am – 6 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 am – 6 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 10 am – 4 p.m. Admission: $5 and Free Parking – Includes a door prize ticket Over 100 plus quilts from antique to modern, Blue and White Quilts highlighted. Quilts of Valor featured. Lunch, desserts and beverages for purchase. Vendors – Door prize and Chinese Auction – Raffle Quilt. Questions ?? Julie: jb76quilts@msn.com.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

NCN May 2018 meeting



Looks like everyone was super busy getting their projects done this spring.  The May meeting was filled with wonderful show and tells!
























After show and tell, members of the club gave fun and entertaining demonstrations




Let's learn about batting

Let's have fun with Koolaid - dye-nomite!

Getting ready for Chrisma


Binding made easy
Hexie card

Upcoming events

July 6-7 Old Uniontown Quilt Show “SUMMER FUN” Friday July 6, 2018 9:00 to 7:00 Saturday July 7, 2018 9:00 to 5:00 Park Street Brethren Church, 619 Park Street, Ashland, OH 44805 Quilt exhibits, vendors and free demonstrations Raffle quilt, Babylock Rachel sewing machine raffle Admission $4.00 each-12 and under free

October 5-6 Streetsboro Quilt Guild Show 2018 Friday October 5th 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday October 6th 10am to 4pm at Faith Baptist Church, 9890 St. Rte. 43 (at Frost Road) Streetsboro, OH. Contact Sharon Kemp 330- 283-2697, skemp@kent.edu, or see streetsboroquiltguild.com

Nov. 4 Wildwood Quilt Guild Annual Quilt Show Sunday, November 4, 2018 from 10:00 pm - 4:00 pm Mentor Senior Center, 8484 Munson Road, Mentor, Ohio 44060 Beautiful Quilts including Guild Challenge Quilts; Vendors and Refreshments; Gifts Sew Special Shop is selling small quilted items made by guild members. Chinese Auction with Gift Baskets; Raffle Quilt made by members. Tickets $1.00 or 6 for $5.00. The winner will be selected at the end of the show. Admission is $5.00. For more information contact: Linda Sinclair, lsinclair24@att.net, 440-946-0945

Nov. 9-11 Lorain County Piecemakers Quilt Show Judged Show – Will accept 150 entries Vendors – Country Cupboard – Raffle Quilt and Baskets Friday, November 9, 2018 from 10 am – 6 p.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018 from 10 am – 6 p.m. Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 10 am – 4 p.m. Admission: $5 and Free Parking – Includes a door prize ticket Over 100 plus quilts from antique to modern, Blue and White Quilts highlighted. Quilts of Valor featured. Lunch, desserts and beverages for purchase. Vendors – Door prize and Chinese Auction – Raffle Quilt. Questions ?? Julie: jb76quilts@msn.com.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

April North Coast Needlers meeting


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 Rain showers in April brought in wonderful displays of quilts for show and tell.  Thanks for sharing with us some of your wonderful quilts pictured below!





Tone Haugen-Cogburn was our featured speaker for the night and also our two-day class instructor for "Transfer Paints with Botanical Elements".  Tone shared with us some of her wonderful playful quilts
painted papers drying and waiting to turn into magical quilt designs

fern motif with free motion and hand quilted stitching


Tone with one of her quilts





Upcoming events:


April 20-21
Paradise in Bloom Quilt Show Tree City Quilters’ Guild will be hosting their “Paradise in Bloom” quilt show. The quilt show will be held on April 20, 2018 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm and April 21, 2018 from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. (Please note the quilt show hours are different for each day.) Wooster Church of the Nazarene, 3100 Oak Hill Road, Wooster, Ohio. Admission is $7.00. There is a raffle quilt, vendors, demos and more. https://www.facebook.com/treecityquiltersguild.wooster.ohio/

May 1
Paula Golden at Quilters’ Legacy of Lakewood Paula Golden is an internationally known quilter and teacher. Selected as “2001 Teacher of the Year” by Professional Quilter Magazine, Paula Golden relishes sharing the history, techniques and art of quilting with students of all ages. She will present the lecture Hawaiian Quilting, Explore the art, traditions and history at the May 1st meeting at 7:00 pm at Westshore Unitarian Church, 20410 Hilliard Blvd. Rocky River OH. Cost: $5.00 at the door

Paula will also present two workshops. The first is Feathered Star on May 2nd. This is followed on May 3rd with Wonderful Watercolors. Both workshops will be held at Porter Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd. Westlake, OH. Registration after March 15 $45.00. For further info or to register, contact LizaBStewart@gmail.com.

May 2
 A Quilter’s Day Out hosted by Ohio Star Quilters The Ohio Star Quilters from Howland Ohio will present “A Quilter’s Day Out” Event on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. The location is DiViesta Banquet Hall, 754 North River Road NW, Warren, Ohio 44483. We will have Coffee and Rolls, a Program, Luncheon and Quilt show. Speaker will be Corey Yoder with a trunk show. Donation is $25.00. For tickets call Lori at (330) 979-1120. https://www.facebook.com/OhiostarquiltguildofHowland

May 8
NCN meeting - School House Demo's

October 5-6
Streetsboro Quilt Guild Show 2018 Friday October 5th 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday October 6th 10am to 4pm at Faith Baptist Church, 9890 St. Rte. 43 (at Frost Road) Streetsboro, OH. Contact Sharon Kemp 330- 283-2697, skemp@kent.edu, or see streetsboroquiltguild.com Judged Show – Will accept 150 entries Vendors – Country Cupboard – Raffle Quilt and Baskets




Saturday, February 24, 2018


February North Coast Needlers meeting guest speaker was Dr Sara Perry, DC from Whole Body Health in Medina.  Dr. Perry discussed natural and holistic solutions to chronic pain.  It was a stimulating talk to encourage all of us to feel our best.  For more information check out Whole Body Health website http://www.wholebodyhealth.org/the-clinic/ 

We have many fine quilters and sewers in NCN but every month many of our members take part in giving back to the community by helping to quilt community quilts, produce kits and blocks for future quilts, create fidget quilts for the memory impaired, pillowcases for youngsters in hospitals,  and dog beds for pets awaiting new homes.  A big thank you to everyone for giving your time, material, expertise and love to make our world a better place!




Fidget Quilt Kit - pick one up at our next meeting!



Pillowcases in fun fabric, moo!
and pick up a couple of pillowcase kits - easy and makes you smile


Block of the month kits
Block of the month!
Block of the month


Have some fabric you don't know what do with, make a dog bed and stuff it will your scraps.  


Upcoming Events:


Feb 9 – Mar 11  - Lake Farmpark Quilt Show Lake   Farmpark will be having their show from 2/9-3/11. 

March 3 NEORQC General Meeting – Christ Church Episcopal, 21 Aurora Street, Hudson, OH 44236 General meeting – 10:00 am
 Linda Bussey of Hower House: She will give a gallery talk on the history of Hower House and the beautiful textiles within the home, including Carrickmacross Lace. There will also be Show ‘n Tell. Bring a covered dish for the pot luck lunch. Bring your completed Shop Hop Card for a chance to win a gift certificate to one of our member shops.
Host for the meeting is Memory Makers Quilt Guild

April 5-7 Original Sewing & Quilt Expo – Cleveland, OH at the I-X Center Meet the trendsetters and see the latest in sewing, quilt making and embroidery as you take in special presentations and find artistic inspiration. Exhibit Hall Hours: Thursday & Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm. Ticket information and pricing will be available now 800-699-6309. 

Friday, January 19, 2018

January 2018 Raffle Quilt - String X Workshop 

trimming
sewing
cutting
building
partnership
coordinating
machine humming
concentrating

blocks adding up

ironing

Quilt top done!
Thanks to all the members of NCN who participated in the completion of String X Quilt top -  our 2018 Raffle Quilt!     Can't wait to see the finished product!

Upcoming Events

Feb 9 — Mar 11   Lake Farmpark Quilt Show
Lake Farmpark will be having their show from 2/9-3/11. You will notice that it is running several weeks shorter than usual. You must have your entry form and fee in by 1/3/18.
If you bring your quilt to the January meeting, I will be happy to take it out to the Farmpark on 1/12 or 1/13 for you. Yes, that is a shorter window than usual as well! Happy stitching! Carol Droe
Feb 10               SEW HAPPY CARNATION QUILTERS' Lecture and Luncheon
at The Alliance Country Club, 725 East Milton St. (left off Rt. 183 south, 1/2  mile south of
62/State St.) Alliance, Ohio 44601
10 AM — Tea and muffins upon arrival
10:30 Speaker: Karen Conley Presents
From Farmer's Daughter to Certified Judy Niemeyer Instructor
Karen will share 25 quilts and tops with stories about each that span her 30 year career in quilting. Some are Jinny Beyer designs, Judy Dales' techniques, Hoffman Challenges, and her own original/adaptations designs. She is in her sixth year as a certified Judy Niemeyer instructor. Join us for a fun, entertaining event.
Noon luncheon: Assorted Rolls and butter, The famous Bitikar Salad with chicken. Coffee, hot or iced tea, Vanilla Mousse with mixed berries
Make checks for $25.00 each payable to Sew Happy Carnation Quilt Guild and mail to Kathy Wolf
1723 Lilly Lane
Alliance, Ohio 44601
Deadline for reservations is February 5, 2018. Reservations limited to 120. Bring items for show and share!
Feb 16 - 18 2018 NEORQC Getaway Weekend
Looking for a great way to spend a weekend in February? NEORQC has the answer for you. Join us for "Quilting Binds Us Together" — 2018 NEORQC Getaway Weekend being held February 16-18, 2018. A spectacular offering of classes, techniques and teachers for all quilters. Plan now to attend to learn new things, connect with those you know and make new friends.
Registration is now open. Access the registration form and brochure here at the NEORQC website. Check out the information, complete and send in the registration form today!

April 5-7         Original Sewing & Quilt Expo — Cleveland, OH at the I-X Center
Meet the trendsetters and see the latest in sewing, quilt making and embroidery as you take in special presentations and find artistic inspiration. Exhibit Hall Hours: Thursday & Friday 10:00 am — 6:00 pm; Saturday 10:00 am — 5:00 pm. Ticket information and pricing will be available approximately ten weeks prior to the Expo. Class registration will open approximately ten weeks prior to the Expo.