Sunday, September 18, 2022

September 2022 North Coast Needlers meeting

 At September's brief meeting a couple of the items discussed were next year's quilt show and the current opportunity quilt  that will be raffled off at the Rocky River Harvest Holiday Show this November.  After the meeting many members shared their wonderous projects filled with color, embroidery, artistry and awe.  Thank you all for sharing!  Below are just a few of the many inspiring projects presented.

After the meeting we enjoyed a wonderful presentation by Deb Strain, artist and fabric designer.  Deb has been designing for Moda Fabrics for 25 years.  Her passion for art takes her beyond fabrics, as her artwork is featured on calendars, greening cards, garden flags, books, framed printed and more.

Deb took us through her process from idea, to drawing, adding color stories, to fabric and then to the stores for customers to purchase and turn into wonderful projects and quilts..  It was a fascinating journey with her joy of art and her profession.  Deb has accompanied by her partner in crime,  husband Scott.

Upcoming Events

Sept. 30 - Oct. 1, 2022
The 2022 Streetsboro Quilt Show Friday - 10am - 6pm Saturday - 10am - 4pm Faith Baptist Church 9890 State Route 43 (At Frost Road) Streetsboro, OH 44241 Admission: $5
Every year the guild holds a two day quilt show on the 1st Friday and Saturday of October. Guild members volunteer in several capacities; some of which include generating advertising materials well in advance, ordering the proper hanging mechanisms, placing advertisements in local newspapers, organizing and communicating with various vendors, assembling various raffle baskets, taking in all of the quilts the Tuesday before the show, assisting the judges, hanging the quilts, making labels for the quilts, and other duties during the show, to name a few. A quilt is made for this event by members and raffled off at the event. Members will have handcrafted items for sale in the Country Cupboard which is open during the show hours.  
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Oct. 21-22, 2022
Creative Journeys - Common Thread Quilting Guild of Parma 12th Triennial Quilt Show Friday - 10am - 6pm Saturday - 10am - 3pm Elmwood Recreation Center 6200 Wisnieski Parkway Independence, OH 4131 Admission: $5 This judged show features Raffle quilts, Challenge display, Raffle baskets vendors, and much more. 
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Nov. 4-5, 2022 
34th Annual Harvest Holiday Quilt Show Friday - Saturday - 9am - 4pm Rocky River Senior Center 21014 Hilliard Blvd Rocky River, OH 44116