Buttercross Quilters Witney
Buttercross Quilters Witney

Programme

 

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 – Workshop

 

July 9th – AGM and Summer Supper Party

 

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 06 April 2019 9.30 a.m.

If you would like to join Bobbie why not give her a ring on 01993 864659.  The room costs £25 to hire for the day, we usually divide the cost between the number of sewers attending.

 

Oxford Quilt Group Exhibition - 26 - 28 April 2019 - St Giles Church, Woodstock Road 11.00 - 17.00 - between services, check times at www.st-giles-church.org

 

Dorchester Abbey Festival - 03 - 12 May 2019

Region 6 of the Quilters Guild will be taking part in the Festival with an exhibition of textile work inspired by the Abbey.   Several Buttercross members have contributed work.

 

World Textile Day - 01 June 2019 - King's Sutton Memorial Hall OX17 3PG

 

Region 6, Quilters Guild Exhibition - 15 and 16 June 2019

The Cloister Gallery, St john the Evangelist Church, Iffley Road, Oxford OX4 1EH

Further details will follow.

 

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:

The Wesley Room,

Methodist Church,

40, High Street,

Witney

OX28 6HG

 

Please note - this is a new venue from January 2017.

Contact Us:

buttercrossquilters@gmail.com

 

Phone: Jane 07737 561 194

Get social with us!

Our next meeting:
 

Tuesday April 9th

 

Come and Sew Evening - see programme page for details

 

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