Buttercross Quilters Witney
Buttercross Quilters Witney

Programme

BUTTERCROSS QUILTERS - PROGRAMME FOR 2021/2022 

(We have a full programme - please make sure you scroll right down to the bottom of this page!)

 

We plan to hold a Zoom evening each 4th Tuesday of the month (not December or August). Members will receive a link for this via email.

 

September 14th 2021 - We're back! An opportunity to catch up with friends, followed by Show and Tell

 

October 12thTina McEwen past President of Quilters Guild and Coordinator Region 6 tells us her quilting story

 

November 9th - Judy Harris will talk about ‘Fiddle Finger Quilts’ for people with dementia and we can start to make some blocks together

 

Decmber 14th - Christmas fundraiser with button fabric swap/sale

 

January 11th - Quilters Guild Collection suitcase and sew together for Treebilee

 

February 8th - Dorset Buttons and Suffolk Puffs, mini workshop

 

March 8th -Sit and sew with Guest speaker on Zoom later this month

 

April 12th - Talk by Delphine Brooks 

 

May 10th - Talk by Abigail Sheridan de Graff long arm quilter and First Prize winner in Modern Quilt category of Festival of Quilts 2021.

 

June 14th - Patchwork and quilting clinic bring your patchwork and quilting problems /UFO’s and we will work together to help you

 

July 12th - AGM, sew together and bring and buy (with strawberries)  

 

KEEP SCROLLING - There is a lot more going on!

 

Other events you might be interested in:

 

September 17th and 18th - Project Linus exhibition of the quilts for the Liberty Challenge. 

Venue: Methodist Church, High Street, Witney OX28 6HG

Time: 10.00 - 16.00

Further information: Margaret Metcalfe, 07733 167 574, jandmmetcalfe@gmail.com

 

September 19th - Buttercross Quilters demo at Combe Mill, Crafts and Skills event (includes the mill in steam).

Admission charge to main event £8.50 (£7 children 5+ and concessions)

Time: 10.00 -17.00

If you can volunteer for a while on our stand please contact Row or Fiona via the Buttercross email address.

 

Project Linus information:

 

Margaret Metcalfe and Ani Catt are collecting quilts for Project Linus as follows:

 

Incubator covers for the SCBU at the JR - 33" x 55"

 

Quilts for children/teenagers - 40" square upwards (to single bed)

 

Covers/quilts should be made from cotton fabric and then wadded or backed with fleece.  There should be no frills or furbelows! (i.e. all machine stitched, no buttons, ribbons, bells ...)

 

Also required are :

 

Breast pump bags - 13" x 9" with a long cross body strap.

 

"Wiggly" bags (for Hickman lines worn by children on oncology ward) - 4" square with 2 cotton tapes one from each top corner, at least 18" long.

 

If you can help, please talk to Margaret or Ani at the monthly meeting, or email via the group email which will be passed on to them.

 

 

Useful websites:

 

www.quantumquilting.co.uk

 

www.maggiedavis.com

 

www.quiltersguild.org.uk

 

www.finecellwork.co.uk

 

www.greenmanquilts.co.uk

 

www.projectlinusuk.org.uk

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We meet at 7.30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at:

Upper Hall,

Methodist Church,

40, High Street,

Witney

OX28 6HG

 

Please note - this is a new room from September 2019.

Contact Us:

buttercrossquilters@gmail.com

 

Phone: Jane 07737 561 194

Get social with us!

Our next meeting:
 

Tuesday 12th October

7.30

We will be welcoming

Tina McEwen

Former President of the Quilters Guild.

Tina will tell us about her quilting journey and also what the Quilters Guild can offer you.

New to the area or interested in joining us? Please let us know before attending a meeting.  Contact Jane using the Buttercross email given above.

 

Why not look at our current gallery - Moving Forwards! - photos of what we have  been working on while stitching since the start of 2021.