April started out with the NCN guild participating at the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo with a booth selling magazines, books, sewn items, three wonderful opportunity quilts and displaying the many talents of our guild. Thanks to the many members who volunteered, set up, displayed and helped in so many ways.
Our April meeting brought many wonderful "Show and Tell" quilts, a jelly roll rug, bags and pillows. We also had many members complete community serve quilts, pillowcases and dog beds. Thank you all for your efforts!
After a quick meeting and show and tell. Barbara Smith gave a lovely presentation on Civil War and Dear Jane Quilts as well as a wonderful trunk show of her creations.
April 12 - Ohio One Stop Shop Hop Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wright State University Nutter Center 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435 $5 dollar entrance fee Drive to one central Ohio location, instead of driving to each quilt shop, and get to visit all of your favorite Quilt shops in one place! You save all that driving, time, and gas. How fun and convenient is that?
April 25 - Pike County Dogwood Festival - Quilt Show Thu, Apr 25, 12 AM – Sun, Apr 28, 12 AM
May 1 - Quilters’ Day Out Luncheon Featured speaker: Sandi Blackwell, Designer, Author, Teacher 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Doors open at 9:30 a.m.) Vendors-Door Prizes-Raffle Baskets-50/50 DiVieste Banquet Hall, 754 N River Road NW, Warren, OH 44483 Donation $25.00 – Tickets will go on sale February 1st This year assigned tables will be available for groups of 8 or less. The earlier you purchase your tickets, the better your chance of a table together. For more information: Verna (330) 847-0648 or Lynn (330) 847-5377
May 1 - Sauder Village Quilt Show & Workshops Wed, May 1 – Sat, May 4 Sauder Village, 22611 OH-2, Archbold, OH Celebrate the rich tradition of quilting at northwest Ohio’s premier quilting event! With hundreds of quilts on display, this 43rd annual Quilt Show is always a kaleidoscope of color and creativity! Quilts will be on full-length display in categories ranging from pieced, appliqué and mixed media to contemporary art, masters, baby, miniatures and youth. Throughout the week guests will have an opportunity to meet and learn from special guest artists. There will be a variety of workshops, a Vendor Market in the Museum Building, special music, demonstrations and great shopping!
May 24 - Oak Hill Festival Of Flags - Quilt Show Fri, May 24, 12 AM – Mon, May 27, 12 AM Oak Hill, OH The Oak Hill Festival of Flags is an annual tradition that has commemorated Memorial Day and has become a fun filled way to celebrate the holiday weekend. The Festival of Flags was first created by the town to celebrate patriotism around Memorial Day weekend. There are more than 2000 flags on display and festive decoration around the town each year for the event. The festival is held at Aetna Park and includes continuous, fun and free entertainment for people of all ages. Features like rides, crafts, food booths, an old car show, a baby contest, dog show, several historic exhibitions like Oak Hill’s one room school, a quilt show, a karaoke contest, a corn hole tournament, children’s activities and an annual 5-k run. The festival highlights the history of the town with five days of endless activities.