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.

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

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.

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,, or see 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 

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 

machine humming

blocks adding up


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.