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.

 

February 11th – Quilters' Guild Collection Suitcase - exquiste quilts to admire and discuss.

 

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

 

April 14th – Mini workshop - A Hand Made Block - led by member Mary Alcock.

 

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:

 

Project Linus Making Day, Saturday 14 September 10.00 - 16.00 held at the Methodist Church, Witney come along and make tops for Project Linus quilts. Materials can be supplied. Contact Margaret Metcalfe 07733 167574 jandmmetcalfe@btinternet.com  A free day out doing what you love!

 

Combe Mill in Steam, Country Craft Fair, Sunday 15 September 10.30 - 16.30.  Quilters from the local area have been invited to demonstrate handquilting in action as part of this event.  If you are willing and able to help please contact Jane Chapman using either the group email address or treasurer_reg6@quiltersguild.org.uk 

 

Butterflies and Buns! Saturday 05 October at Julia Shay's house in Eynsham. - An event organised by Julia in response to the challenge given to Quilt Guild members by the QG President.  The QG is 40 years old in 2019 and members are challenged to raise £40 for the 40 years to go towards the QG education fund.  Julia has devised a quilt in response to the Red House quilt, chosen by the QG as the iconic quilt of the anniversary.Full details of how you can help Julia reach her £40 target by making a block for the quilt will be given at the first Buttercross meeting on 10 September, or contact Julia on juliashay7@gmail.com 07816 168074

 

Region 6 Quilters Guild, Oxfordshire Regional Day, Saturday 12 October - Talk and workshop (Crazy Birds) led by Gail Lawther at Benson Village Hall OX10 6 LZ 10 a.m - 4 p.m. Further details - please contat Jane Chapman.

Booking via Jane Chapman, treasurer_reg6@quiltersguild.org.uk 

 

Malvern Quilt Show, Friday 18th - Synday 20th October. Cotact group email if you wish to offer/share a lift with other members.

 

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 October 8th

 

Talk - The Story of the Ascott Martyrs - with commemorative quilt.

 

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