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

Meeting will now be held on Zoom.  Link will be emailed to members.

 

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:

 

Currently on until 18th December - Winter Wonderland, work by local artists for sale at West Ox Arts Gallery, Bampton. Please check with venue for opening times.

 

13th and 14th November - Art at Christmas, Community Centre, Summertown.  Please check with venue for opening times.

 

20th November - 30th December Oxford Craft Guild at Woodstock Museum. Please check with Museum for opening times.

 

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 11th January

7.30

This meeting will now be held on Zoom. Members will receive an email with the link shortly before the meeting.

 

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.