Want to get involved?

Contact Ann Kelly and Joyce Drenth at quiltshow@nsqg.club.

Guidelines and Forms

  • Show entry form: If you have a quilt you know you want to enter, or want to know some of the quilt entry guidelines, our 2019 quilt show entry form is ready for you to download.
  • 2019 Ultimate Guild Challenge: In the January meeting, we announced that the show challenge would be based around our Time Flies! theme, and the top eight vote-getters will be entered in the AQS Grand Rapids Quilt show in August 2020. Download the entry guidelines to see what’s up, and then download the entry form to turn in with your quilt. Due August 15 at the guild meeting.

Mini Quilts: We’re requesting each member donate one high-quality mini-quilt to be sold during the show, so our attendees can take home a piece of the beauty they’ve been able to enjoy. You can download the guidelines for mini quilts here: Mini quilt donation guidelines

  • Ready to donate your mini? Fill out a donation form (available at meetings) and turn it in at the next monthly meeting (deadline is September 19)
  • Raffle basket donations: New, unused, current sewing and quilting items and large, sturdy baskets.
  • Raffle basket donations: New, unused, current sewing and quilting items and large, sturdy baskets.
  • Scrap donations: 100% cotton, minimum size  2″ x 2″
  • Book donations: New or like-new books on current topics.
  • Show volunteers: Sign up at monthly meetings or contact Becky Reeve. Everyone entering a quilt needs to volunteer for at least six hours.

Important Dates

  • Monthly meetings between now and September: Bring your donations.
  • February 21, 2019: Raffle quilt and doll tickets go on sale at our February meeting. Be sure to pick up your assigned tickets. Our goal is for every member to sell at least $25.
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  • August 15, 2019: 2019 Ultimate Guild Challenge entries due. 
  • September 19, 2019: Mini quilt, raffle basket items, book, and scrap sale  donations due. 

October 19Finishing Sew-In at Rolling Meadows Library. Drop in any time from 9:30-4:30 to get help with binding, labels, and more. Help will be available. Or just come spend time with your sewing friends.

  • Friday, November 1, 2019: Show set up (8AM to 7PM). Quilt drop-off is 12 noon to 6PM

Saturday, November 2 and Sunday, November 3, 2019

    • Work your volunteer shifts: You can sign up to work shifts at the show during our monthly meetings, or contact Becky Reeve.
    • Stay at the hotel: If you’re planning to spend your day at the hotel, why not make it a weekend? The Holiday Inn has offered us a special rate for those interested in staying over. Use the link NSQG Show to get the block room rate. Enter the date(s) you want to stay, and use the code “NSQ” if prompted

Sunday, November 3 – Take-down 5PM to completion, quilt pick-up 5:30-6:30

Planning Committee Dates

We only have a few more meetings before the show! Join us at one of our planning meetings (locations TBD).

September 7, 9:30-11:30AM
Holiday Inn, Elk Grove Village
1000 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village

October 5, 9:30-11:30AM
Rolling Meadows Library
310 Martin Lane, Rolling Meadows