Buttercross Quilters Witney
Buttercross Quilters Witney

Programme

This is what we did last year.  Programme for 2019 - 2020 will follow soon.

 

 

BUTTERCROSS QUILTERS - PROGRAMME FOR 2018/2019 

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

 

September 11th – Amanda Hall (Monkey Buttons) - “It’s the Colour!”

 

October 9th – Angela Lechner (Patchworthy) – Hand sewing, patchwork workshop.

 

October 27th – Saturday Workshop – FULLY BOOKED

 

November 13th – Christmas workshop with project choice.

Led by members Steph and Daphne.

 

December 11th – Christmas themed evening with fabric swap.

 

January 8th – Magazine Challenge and launch of 2019 Group Project.

 

January 22nd - Patchwork Picnic, Hailey Village Hall 10.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

 

February 12th – Steph Venn (Cupcake Cottons) – Layering up a quilt.

 

February 26th Patchwork Picnic, Hailey Village Hall 10.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.

 

March 12th – Charlotte Haelein - “A Quilter’s Journey” - Talk

 

April 9th – Come and Sew evening - hand sewing - either make a small box for                      the Region 6 Tombola at the Festival of Quilts in August, or bring                            along your piece for the St Mary's 775 quilt.

 

April 13th - Circles Worshop with Sheena Roberts. 9.45 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.

                    £25 members, £35 non-members. Please contact group email.

 

May 14th – Julia Shay - "A Diploma Journey" - Talk

 

June 11th – Jenny Barlow – Talk

 

July 9th – AGM and Summer Supper Party

 

KEEP SCROLLING - There is a lot more going on!

 

Other events you might be interested in:

 

Sew Social on Saturday! - organised by Bobbie in the Social Facility at St Mary's Mead, Witan Way, Witney.  Next meeting: 

Saturday 10 August 2019 9.30 a.m. Please let Bobbie know if you intend to come 07518 945081. 

The room costs £25 to hire for the day, we usually divide the cost between the number of sewers attending.

 

Invitation from Fitzharrys Quilters, Abingdon - 23 July 7.30 p.m. at the Northcourt  Centre, Abingdon OX14 1NS.   A talk by Catherine Tebb, Head of Textiles, Pipers Corner School.  Catherine will talk about the quilts made by her mother, Nancy Llewelyn (a prize winning quilter) and also her own work.  She has a particular interest in vintage fabrics.  The talk is adverised as free!  Please let Ann Jennaway (peter.jennaway@sky.com) know if you would like to go.

 

Region 6, Quilters Guild Summer Lunch - 27 July 12 noon - 2.30 p.m

Will be held at Jane Chapman's house, Bampton. All welcome, QG members £2, non members £3.  Bring food, cake and quilts for Show'n'Tell.

Email treasurer_reg6@quiltersguild.org.uk for directions.

 

Region 6 Quilters Guild, Oxfordshire Regional Day - Talk and workshop led by Gail Lawther at Benson Village Hall OX10 6 LZ 10 a.m - 4 p.m. Further details to follow.

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

 

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 September 10th

 

Details to follow

 

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

 

Sew Social Saturday

August 10th 

Please scroll down to foot of programme page for details