Buttercross Quilters Witney
Buttercross Quilters Witney

Programme

 

BUTTERCROSS QUILTERS - PROGRAMME FOR 2019/2020 

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

 

September 10th 2019 - "Speed dating" with quilts! An opportunity to get to know other members - new and old. Come along and find out what this is all about.

 

September 28th - Workshop - Introduction to Wholecloth quilting -

Jennifer Barlow FULLY BOOKED

 

October 8th – Talk - The story of the Ascott Martyrs - with commemorative quilt

 

November 9th - Workshop Introduction to Wholecloth quilting - 

Jennifer Barlow. Cost £25 for Buttercross members, £35 non members. Contact group email for more details.

 

November 12th – Christmas workshop. Led by member Steph Murray.

 

December 10th – Christmas Sit and Sew - with charity fundraiser.

 

January 14th – Crazy Quilting - Talk and Demonstration by member Ani Catt.

 

January 18th - Saturday Workshop led by Ani Catt, following on from her talk the previous Tuesday. Have a go at crazy quilting - and remember - anything goes!

 

February 11th – Mini workshop - A Hand Made Block - led by member Mary Alcock.

 

March 10th – Fussy Cutting for EPP - Demonstration and "have a go" - Led by Steph Venn, Cupcake Cottons.

 

April 14th – Quilters' Guild Collection Suitcase - exquisite quilts to admire and discuss. Plus a talk from Tina McEwen, Regional Co-ordinator, Region 6, Quilters Guild.

 

May 12th – Talk - "Travels with my Camera" - Polly Woolstone, textile artist.

 

June 9th – Talk and mini workshop - Fiddle Fingers Quilts - Judy Harris

 

July 14th – AGM and Summer Supper Party

 

KEEP SCROLLING - There is a lot more going on!

 

Other events you might be interested in:

 

Region 6 Quilters Guild Christmas Coffee Morning, Saturday 14 December 10.30 - 12.30.  This will be held at Henriette Kerr's house in Witney.  Please contact Henriette for full details.  There will be a sales table and raffle.  QG members £2, non-members £3 (very welcome to attend).

07790 914293 Hkerr@aol.com

 

Project Linus Making Day, dates for 2020 released soon! Will be held at the Methodist Church, Witney come along and make tops for Project Linus quilts. Materials will be supplied. Contact Margaret Metcalfe 07733 167574 jandmmetcalfe@btinternet.com  A free day out doing what you love!

 

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 December 10th

 

Christmas Sit and Sew - with Show 'n Tell, charity fundraiser and seasonal refreshments.

 

Visitors - £5 - to be deducted from membership fee if you join the group.