Welcome to Common Threads

We’re excited to have you stop by to learn about our guild. Our purpose is to share the love of and exchange knowledge of quilting. Whether you are new to quilting, or have been quilting for years… and you love Modern or Traditional or Art Quilting… we’d love to have you come and join us!

Common Threads Quilting Guild of Parma, OH meets every month on the third Monday at 6:30 p.m. **Note — we’re currently meeting at 6:00 pm.

To learn more about Common Threads, you can email us at CommonThreads+owner@groups.io and ask for details.

If you’d like to visit us, see current meeting details below.

Visitors are welcome!
You’ll love the new quilt friends that you find here!

Our Next Meeting — 2021 Christmas Party

There is no regular meeting in December as we’re having our annual Christmas Party on 6 December 2021 at 6:00 pm.

Party Details:

  • Catered Menu — Small Sandwiches • Salad • Cookie & Brownie Tray
  • Optional Gift Exchange — To participate in this fun gift exchange, bring a wrapped, sewing-related gift valued at approximately $10. “Bring a gift; receive a gift.”
  • Secret Sister Final Gift Exchange — Bring your final gift for your 2021 Secret Sister to the Christmas party. All “Secret Sisters” will be revealed. (New Secret Sister names will be drawn in January 2022.)
  • Cost — $5.00 • Check or Cash • Pay at Door
  • RSVPs are due by 1 December. Call Lottie Conrad with any questions. (See membership roster for her contact information.)

VENUE:

Pins and Needles
7300 Pearl Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

This is our annual Christmas Party — RSVPs are due by 1 December 2021.

Questions? Contact us at CommonThreads+owner@groups.io.

2022 Quilt Show

We’re excited to announce that our 2022 Quilt Show “Creative Journeys” will be held on
October 21 – 22, 2022 in Independence, Ohio.

One of the highlights of this show are the beautiful raffle quilts (scroll up for featured quilt). You can contact any guild member for tickets, or purchase at the show.

Admission is $5.00 at the Elmwood Recreation Center | 6200 Wisnieski Parkway | Independence, OH 44131.

We will have a Vendor Mall • Guild Quilt Challenge Display • Raffle Baskets • Food.

This is a judged show and there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd in each category. And a prize for the “Viewer’s Choice”.

Quilt Entry Categories:

  • Large Quilt (61 x 80 inches or larger)
  • Lap Quilt (Smaller than 61 x 80 inches)
  • Wall Hanging
  • Minature (24 inch or less or any side)
  • Modern Quilt
  • Art Quilt
  • Hand Quilted
  • Machine Quilted (Hand guided)
  • Machine Quilted (Computerized)
  • Miscellaneous (Uniquely Yours!)
  • Non-Judged Entries (Use the same categories as above)

***Note—all quilts (judged and non-judged entries—are eligible for the Viewer’s Choice Award.***

Further details on entering your quilt (forms, information, etc.) to come. Watch for details on the website.

About Us…

Common Threads was started over 30 years ago by 15 founding members. We currently have over 60 members and are actively seeking new members to join us.

Our purpose is to “promote fellowship while increasing and encouraging the interest and knowledge of our members in all aspects of the art of quilting.”

Highlights of membership includes community, a triennial Quilt Show, and an opportunity to learn from seasoned guild members and speakers.

As a Common Threads guild member, we Learn • we Teach • we Give Back.

Thanks for stopping by!