Saturday 7 December at Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW Cost £5 An informal Christmas-themed day with a free mini workshop. Details will be circulated nearer the time.
1st December. At St Andrew’s Church Hall, Exton. Cost £30, Non members £35. Abbie Anne is offering 3 patterns the daisy runner, tin mine and straight curves. She writes:- “A fun fast technique! Reverse appliqué enables you to achieve intricate looking designs with less effort. We’ll layer, stitch and snip to reveal all sorts of
30th November at Exeter Racecourse Kennford, Haldon Hill, EXETER EX6 7XS Speakers : Geeta Lloyd and Abbie Anne Searle Challenge : Christmas apron £9 members, £11 non-members Details and booking forms in next issue
Saturday 2nd November. Advent calendar with Susan Enderson. Meldon Village Hall, Nr. Okehampton EX20 4LU.10am-4pm. £21 members/£23 non-members. Book with Monica Roberts
Saturday Oct 26th Jan Tillett at Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ. Cost £22/£24 Jan says – using medieval tiles as inspiration, instructions will be given to make a small embroidered panel. Techniques & materials used will include stencilling onto fabric, applying gilded flakes & free motion stitching. Book with Gill Jackson.
Saturday 12 October at Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW. Cost £20 for members, £23 for non-members. Barbara is visiting the south west again this year and we have booked her for a workshop. Just a diary date at present, details of the workshop will be circulated later. Book with Gill Scott
Friday 11th October at Meldon Village Hall, EX20 4LU. 10 am to 4 pm. Members £23 / non-members £26. This will be a non-sewing day. Barbara will show how to create and produce your own quilting designs. Book with Monica Roberts
Saturday 5th October. Exeter area. cost members £22, non-members £25. These beautiful 3D flower bowls nest inside each other to create 3D flower blooms which can be used as decorative pieces or as functional bowls – so they are both pretty and practical. They are reversible too, giving you lots of variations. We will start
Date – October 5th 2019, 10.00 – 16.00 Venue – Plymstock United Church, Plymstock Road, Plymouth, Devon PL9 7PB Groups contributing – Sound Stitchers; Sew-Cial Quilters; Creative Saturday Club. Parking; Disabled Access; refreshments; sales; 50/50 table; Harry Potter Quilt will be raffled. Proceeds to Plymouth Highbury Trust. Parking, disabled access. Contact – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday 3rd -Saturday 5th October. At Fraddon Village Hall TR9 6NT Cornwall Thursday and Friday 10am-5pm Saturday 10am-3.30pm. Entry fee £2 In aid of Cornwall Blood Bikes and Newquay Hydrotheraphy Pool. Disabled Access and plenty of parking. Trade stalls, displays, sales table, raffle and refreshments. Contact: Margaret 01566 779788
Saturday Sept 21st. To be held at Meldon Village hall, Nr. Okehampton EX20 4LU.. 10am-4pm cost £21 members/ £23 non-members. Beautiful effects can be obtained with just an ordinary sewing machine and different speciality needles. Different fabrics such as calico and silk can be combined to make a cushion or small quilt. ! During the
Saturday 21 September Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £5 Sue Chapman will be running in-house and informal workshop focussing on shadow applique with a sea shore theme for those who are interested. Details of requirements, if any, will be sent out in advance. There may be a small charge for this. Please come along
Thurs 12th – Sat 14th September. Held in the Jubilee Hall, Chapel St., Mevagissey, Cornwall PL26 6SS Open 10am – 4pm. Admission £2. Two beautiful raffle quilts (one French linen & one Irish tweed), trade stall, refreshments (incl. home-made cakes & light lunches). Disabled access to hall and parking within short walking distance. For further
Sunday 8th September. Padbrook Park Hotel, Swallow Way, Cullompton EX15 1RU 10am – 4pm. £3 entry on the day. A textile festival offering a wide range of fabric, fibre, thread and crafting supplies. For more info visit: www.sidmouthfabrics.com/devon-textiles-festival-september-8
Saturday 7th September Meldon Village Hall, Nr. Okehampton EX20 4LU. 10am to 4pm. Members £23 /non-members £26. Book with Monica Roberts
September 7th Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ. Jo will be showing us how to needle turn applique. This is already over subscribed for her needle turned applique workshop. For those who have given me your names you could now send me your cheque for £28/£31 please Contact Gill Jackson
Friday September 6th and Saturday September 7th Stanchester and Purple Patchers proudly present their annual QUILT SHOW in Martock Church Water Street Martock Somerset TA12 6JL (10am-4pm) Free entry. Quilts galore, Fabulous sales table with lots of fabric, 100’s of threads, books, magazines, Tombola table. This year we will be featuring the work of an
Thursday 5th September Exeter Quilters are hosting DOUGHTY’S ROADSHOW at Clyst St Mary Village Hall, Exeter, EX5 1BG 10.30 – 2.30 pm. Entrance £1 which includes a cup of tea or coffee. Contact Trish Walker, Exeter Quilters, 01363 774848.
10.00am – 4.30pm. On Thursday, 29th August 2019 University of the West of England Exhibition Centre North Entrance, Frenchay Campus, Filton Road Bristol, BS34 8QZ The West Country Quilt Show is a 3-day event This event showcases products like bed quilt, small hanging, large hanging, piecework, traditional, whole cloth, hand quilting, machine quilting, machine applique,
15, 16, 17th August The Mint Methodist Church, Exeter EX4 3AT. Admission £2. Refreshments, trader, sales table. Disabled access available. Public car parks nearby. On Matford Park and Ride route ( green bus). Contact Pam Smith 07825649694
6th-10th August Exhibition of members quilts, enhanced with beautiful flower arrangements throughout the hall. at Central Methodist Church, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8BA Admission £2. Refreshments available, sales table, disabled access. Raffle quilt in aid of a new Air Ambulance for Cornwall. For Further details phone Anita on 01566 86666
1st to 4th August at the NEC Birmingham The Festival of Quilts is an International open quilt competition with hundreds of quilts, galleries of textile art, over 300 traders, quick and easy workshops, Quilt academy programme, talks and lectures To book tickets visit www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk or call Ticket Factory on 0844 581 1289 SWQ Coach booking
Saturday 13 July at Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW. Cost £5. Christmas in July. A chance to look forward to Christmas. Plan your festive projects by bringing along any ideas you may have, books etc. A good opportunity to swap patterns too. There will be a trader, yet to be confirmed. There will be
Saturday 13th July at Meldon Village Hall, Nr. Okehampton EX20 4LU. 10am to 4pm. Members £21 /non-members £23. There will be a charge of £8 for the kit which should be paid directly to the tutor. Whilst making a small project we will learn how to use different weight threads and how with different needles
Sunday 30th June at St Andrew’s Church hall, Exton. Cost £40 non-member £45. Price includes all paints, stencils and blocks supplied. students only need to bring fabric and anything they have and want to play with, learn how to use? Learn how to block print your own fabrics for all your sewing projects. Creatively combine
Saturday 29th June At Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Haldon Hill, EXETER EX6 7XS Speakers : “Threaducation: An Introduction to Aurifil Threads” Jenna Clements of Exeter Sewing Machine shop “Colouricious my way” by Jamie Malden Traders : Exeter Sewing Machine shop – Aurifil Threads, Colouricious and Strawberry Fayre Advance bookings : £9:00 for members, £11:00 for non-members.
THURSDAY 27th 1 day workshop with Lighthouse Quilters at Falmouth Cricket Club, Trescobeas Road, (behind Falmouth School), Falmouth, Cornwall. Closed group, no bookings being taken.
SUNDAY 23 June at Summercourt Village Hall, School Road, Newquay TR8 5DY. Cost £40. A wonderful opportunity to try your hand at block printing. Jamie Madden is visiting the south west and we are lucky to be able to book her for this workshop. All workshop requirements will be supplied and are included in the
Saturday/Sunday 22nd 23rd June at St Peters Church Eype DT6 6AP Dorset 10.30 to 5pm free entry: donations to MNDA West Dorset and the Friends of St Peter’s Quilts also for sale plus trader Dorset Patchworks Refreshments available Karen Barnard
Saturday 22nd June at Meldon Village Hall Nr Okehampton EX20 4LU 10am to 4pm. Members £40 / non-members £45 for the day includes materials. Learn how to block print your own fabrics for all your sewing projects. Creatively combine block printing with stencils and Gelli printing. Book with Monica Roberts
THURSDAY 20th Evening talk with Goosey Quilters at Methodist Hall, Chapel Street, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8DX. Contact: Penny Vince
20th-22nd June at Villavin Farm, Holsworthy, Devon, EX22 6LP 10am-4pm – Admission £2 – free parking Refreshments, Sales Table, Raffle and Sale in the Shop All proceeds to our chosen Charity Contact Jo Hendy, 01409 254581 for further information
1 day workshop with West Country Embroiderers at Cheriton Bishop Village Hall, Devon, EX6 6JA. Contact: Felicity Dudbridge
Monday 17th June. 2 day workshop with Midsomer Quilting, The Hayloft, Manor Farm, Church Lane, Chilcompton, Somerset, BA3 4HP. Contact: De Pickford, shop – 01761 239333
15th June Odcombe Village Hall Yeovil, Somerset BA22 8XP. Cost £40 non-member £45. for the day includes materials. 10. am to 4 pm. Price includes all Paints, stencils and blocks supplied. students only need to bring fabric and anything they have and want to play with, learn how to use? Learn how to block print
14th June Queen Camel Village Hall. High Street, Queen Camel Yeovil BA22 7NF £40 for the day including materials Price includes all Paints, stencils and blocks supplied. students only need to bring fabric and anything they have and want to play with, learn how to use? Learn how to block print your own fabrics for
Jamie Malden is completing a workshop and talks tour in the South West throughout June (click here to view them in our workshops page). There are dates still available (daytime and/or evening): Sunday 16th June Friday 21st June Monday 24th June Tuesday 25th June Wednesday 26th June Friday 28th June Contact Susan Enderson in order
The Festival of Quilts There are still a few seats available on the coach for The Festival of Quilts, as you know this is an overnight trip, with time at the NEC on both the Saturday (3rd) and Sunday (4th) August. If you decide you are interested either contact me as soon as possible here,
We launched our new Workshop Vouchers at the AGM in April. Perhaps a friend, or a member in your group has a special birthday, or someone just needs cheering up, please consider giving one of our new vouchers. They will be for £10 and/or £20, to be used solely towards the cost of one of
Friday 3 April -Sunday 5 April 2020 Made in Cornwall and Special Celebration challenge. entry forms: PDF, Word To anyone wishing to enter the Quilt Show at Westpoint next April Please note there is a New entry form. This will be the only entry form for you to fill in, I will amalgamate and then
Sunday 26 and Monday 27 May Corfe Village Hall, Corfe Taunton TA3 7 LS (follow signs for Taunton Racecourse) Admission £3.00, under 12’s free All proceeds to go to: proceedsFREEWHEELERS EVS (Blood Bikers) Refreshments Sales Table Trader – Barrington Patchwork Tombola and Raffle Free Parking and Disabled Access Contact: Sue Ford on 01823 421769
16th to 19th May Three Counties Showground Severn Hall Malvern Worcestershire WR13 6NW 10:00am – 5:00pm (4:30pm on Sunday) Open competitive quilt show, hundreds of quilts, trade stands and demonstrations. Theme : Batik Beauties Adults £9, Senior citizens £8 , children £4 £2 reduction in advance. www.grosvenorshows.co.uk SWQ Coach from Tavistock booking form: PDF,
Saturday May 11th Odcombe Village Hall Yeovil, Somerset BA22 8XP Complete a delightful textured block for a cushion or make four blocks for a small quilt. Jenny’s workshop are always very informative and fun. Members £28 non-members £31. Book with Margaret Clotworthy
Saturday 11th May Helen Coverley, who is a new tutor to our area. Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ. Little Landscapes – several scenes to chose from or bring your own. £22/£25. [photos inside back page Winter issue] Book with Gill Jackson
Saturday 11 May – Get Together Day at Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £5 An in-house and informal workshop focussing on foundation paper piecing with Linda Mowbray for those who are interested. Details of requirements, if any, will be sent out in advance and there may be a small charge for the workshop. Please
Sunday 28th April, at Exton Village hall, near Exeter. Cost £20 for members, £22 NM. [photo inside back page Winter issue] Claire writes “Doodle birds is really fun. I will also bring the Doodle Doll patterns if anyone prefers to do those instead as it is the same technique, but a little easier as there
27th April Exeter Westpoint Arena and Conference Centre, Clyst St. Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DJ Speakers: Stained Glass, Suffrage[ttes] and Sewing illustrated talk by Sarah Sexton When your points don’t match – illustrated talk by Claire Passmore Traders: Hopscotch of Plymouth and Coast & Country of Truro. Advance bookings : £8 members £10 non-members. On
7th – 13th April Birdwood House 44 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5SG. Daily 10am – 5pm, Sunday 10am – 4pm. A collaborative textile exhibition of colour and stitch by local artists Jan Andrews and Liz Swinbank.
Saturday 6 April at Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW. Cost £20 for members, £23 for non-members. A chance to use all those odd bits and pieces you couldn’t bear to throw away! Please bring a packed lunch. Book with Gill Scott
29th to 31st March, Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ. 10:00am – 4:00pm A large display of quilts from all over the world including South West Quilters Devon quilts and challenge entries. Patchwork and quilting suppliers’ stands. Quilting enthusiasts and personalities on hand to “show you how”. Adults £8; Senior citizens £7; children 8-16
Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th March Held at Cheriton Bishop Village Hall (EX6 6JA) 10.00 am – 4.00 pm. Free admission Exhibition of hand & machine embroidery with demonstrations of techniques. Trade stalls with fabrics, threads and books. Home-made lunches and refreshments Contact Details: Felicity Dudbridge on 01392 811647 Website: http://ianmini.wixsite.com/wcecheritonbishop
Saturday 9th March. Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £5 A sociable meeting so bring along any current work, UFOs and anything you would like to Show and Tell. There will be a faith lunch with everyone bringing a plate of food to share. Tea and coffee will be available all day.
Saturday 9th March 2019 – at Odcombe Village Hall, Yeovil, Somerset BA22 8XP 10am to 4pm Members £25 Non-Members £28 ‘Oh More Berries’ – This block is based on a block from an antique quilt c1860. In this workshop you will learn how to hand appliqué using freezer paper and learn the tricks to crafting
I have been so overwhelmed by the support I am getting from you all. Keep them coming please, as just when I think that I have a good stock of them, I get requests for them to be delivered to one of the many charities we support. If you know of any child/young person that
December 13th 2018 saw the culmination of SWQ’s involvement with Cornwall Hugs Grenfell. On December 14th there was a commemorative service in London to acknowledge eighteen months since the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The remaining quilts made by SWQ and friends were taken to London and laid out in a large sports centre, creating a huge
Saturday 29th June 10am – 4.30 At Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Haldon Hill, EXETER EX6 7XS www.exeter-racecourse.co.uk Challenge : a fabric postcard Speakers : “Threaducation: An Introduction to Aurifil Threads” Jenna Clements of Exeter Sewing Machine shop “Colouricious my way” by Jamie Malden Traders : Exeter Sewing Machine shop – Aurifil Threads, Colouricious and Strawberry Fayre
Members and friends are invited to join the Ashbury Sewing Bee and Ashbury Stitching Hideaway January 9th to 20th 2020. 7 / 4/ 3 or 11 nights stays available. Prices on application. Your own sewing station, single, twin or triple rooms, all the facilities of Ashbury Sport and Crafting Hotel, swimming, spa and variety of
Friends and students of Jeanne Stetson may be interested that she has been invited to showcase twenty of her hand stitched and hand quilted quilts in various Grosvenor venues during 2019. The first show being the Spring show at Westpoint.
Your new membership card is enclosed with the Spring magazine once again to save time and postage but please remember that you only remain a member as long as you pay your annual subscription which is due on the 1st ARRIL 2019 on time. The forms needed to do this are also enclosed. Please will
It may have been foggy and damp outside, but what a fantastic time we had at the Christmas meeting on the 24th of November. The day started with ample time for coffee and shopping, buying raffle tickets and admiring the display of 3D Christmas trees made by members. Then we took our seats for the
Saturday March 2nd at Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ. Anne Hellyer teaching us how to make a small zipped pouch, book cover or postcard. Members £22 non-members £25 [photo inside back page Winter issue] Book with Gill Jackson
Saturday March 2nd 2019 at Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ. Anne Hellyer teaching us how to make a small book cover or postcard. £22/£25 Book with Gill Jackson
Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd March at St Peters Church, Lamerton, Tavistock, Devon,PL19 8QR Open 11am-4pm, free admission and parking. Refreshments and raffle. Proceeds to be divided between the Church, Brain Tumour Research Campaign and Motor Neurone Disease Association. For further information please contact, Rosalind Wiggins 01822 612440.
February 14th to 16th at Westpoint Exhibition Centre, Exeter, Devon, EX5 1DJ. With plenty of free parking, a free shuttle bus service from Exeter train station and even an airport on its doorstep! This 3-day show will feature a mass of crafting delights, it includes textile displays, demonstrations, lectures, workshops and over 170 national and
Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW. Cost £5 An opportunity to come and view a Quilters Guild Travelling Trunk, full of treasures from the past. There will be a faith lunch with everyone bringing a plate of food to share. Tea and coffee will be available all day. There will be a trader for the
Thursday, 7 February 2019, 10.30am to 1.30pm Sidmouth Patchers and Quilters, Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, EX10 8NG Once again a post Christmas opportunity to stock up on fabric and other quilting essentials from Doughty’s of Hereford. Admission £1.00 to include tea/coffee and biscuit. No parking at the venue. Nearest car park is Bedford Lawn
January 19th Taster session at The Methodist Church Hall 9 Croker’s Meadow, Bovey Tracey Devon TQ13 9AD. Members £5. Following the morning talk Andrea is offering a ‘Take and make’ session, or a taster session. The workshop will commence at 1.30 for 1 hour. Please contact Anne Turner. Booking form: PDF or Word
January 19th morning meeting at Bovey Tracey at The Methodist Church Hall 9 Croker’s Meadow, Bovey Tracey Devon TQ13 9AD 11 am £3.50. Book early to avoid disappointment. www.artfelt.co.uk [Photo inside back page of Winter Magazine] Please contact Anne Turner. Booking form: PDF or Word
Saturday 12th January Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £20 Make a wall hanging or bag using your favourite fabrics by cutting and then mixing them up! Book with Gill Scott
It requires attendance at three Committee meetings a year and the AGM. The responsibilities are the handling of SWQ finances and preparing a report of the finances for the AGM plus interim updates at the committee meetings. If interested there is a nomination form in the Winter issue of the magazine or contact by email
Thursday 6th December at St Stephens Church, High St, Exeter EX4 3LW. 9.30 – 4.30. If you are visiting the Christmas market on the Cathedral Green, do pop in to St Stephen’s Church, just up from Dingles. Exeter Quilters are having a mini exhibition on a Christmas theme. There will tea, coffee and cakes plus
Saturday 1 December Christmas Get Together at Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £5. An informal Christmas-themed day with a free mini workshop (details will be circulated nearer the time). There will be a festive faith lunch with everyone bringing a plate of food to share. Tea and coffee will be available all day. Our
I recently went with a group of friends to The National Needlework Archive, based at The Old Chapel, Main Street, New Greenham Park, Newbury, Berkshire, RG19 6HW. It is not a large venue, but is most interesting – they have two small exhibition rooms where we viewed “A Passion for Applique” which is the current
For those who have not taken the plunge and been to this show, The Festival of Quilts is not just an exhibition it is the largest and most inspiring patchwork and quilting event in Europe, offering a complete patchwork and quilting experience! Dates – Saturday 3rd August to Sunday 4th August 2019. Once again, we
Everyone looks forward to our ever popular Tombola at The SWQ Exhibition. The funds raised go towards other events where we can promote SWQ. I have already had some wonderful bags and book covers given to me. Thank you very much. Lots more are needed though. Please can you help us once again? I will
Monday 26th November Machine stitched cathedral window workshop with Stuart Hillard at St Andrew’s Church hall, Exton. Cost £30 member, £35 non members Learn to make cathedral window quickly, easily and completely by machine! No fiddly bits to contend with, just a great day and a great result! You’ll make either a cushion or table
Sunday 25th November Machine stitched cathedral window workshop with Stuart Hillard at St Andrew’s Church hall, Exton. Cost £30 member, £35 non members Learn to make cathedral window quickly, easily and completely by machine! No fiddly bits to contend with, just a great day and a great result! You’ll make either a cushion or table
Monday 26 November 10.30am to 1.00pm Sidmouth Masonic Hall, 112 High Street, Sidmouth EX10 8EF We are holding an exhibition of members’ work, also we will be selling a huge variety of items made by our members, including wall hangings, bags, soft toys, Christmas decorations and much, much more. Admission £1.00 to include tea/coffee and
At Exeter Racecourse, Kennford, Haldon Hill, EXETER EX6 7XS Doors open 10am – 4.30pm Morning Talk “Snow Dyeing” from Patrica Hann Afternoon Illustrated talk “Away from the Hive” By Stuart Hillard Traders : Cartwheels of Liskeard, Barrington Patchwork of Ilminster and Well Head Books. Challenge : 3D Christmas Tree Click here to view the programme.
23rd-24th November, Saltash, Cornwall. An exhibition of members’ work, sales table, traders, tombola, refreshments and light lunch. Raffle drawn daily proceeds to local Dementia charities Trader – Painters of Liskeard Ashtorre Rock, Waterside, Old Ferry Rd, Saltash PL12 4GT 10am – 4pm Admission: £1.50 (accompanied children free) Free parking nearby.
Saturday 17th of November A Christmas quilt and craft fayre at Mount Gould Methodist Church Plymouth There will be quilts and articles on display from the groups that meet at the church, plus cards and gifts to buy, traders and refreshments. Raffles and our chosen charity will be the local Samaritans. The fayre will open
Saturday 10 November – Get Together Day Tresillian Village Hall, Truro TR2 4AW. Cost £5 An in-house and informal workshop on trapunto for those who are interested. Details of requirements, if any, will be sent out in the next Cornish newsletter. Please come along even if you do not wish to have a go –
Tuesday 6th November – Dart Quilters are having their coffee morning and quilt show at Ipplepen Village Hall Silver Street Ipplepen Newton Abbot (TQ12 5SB) from 10.30 am to 2.30 pm. Admission £ 2.00 and includes coffee and cake. Chinese auction, Christmas gifts, fabrics, haberdashery, quilting notions, bric–a–brac and bookstalls. Our talented ladies will be
Saturday 3rd November Awliscombe village hall Nr. Honiton EX14 3PJ Cost £21 or £24 for non members 10- 4 Book with Gill Jackson.
Saturday 3rd November. At Meldon Village Hall, Nr Okehampton EX20 4NA 10.00 to 4pm. Cost £21 for members, £23 non-members. Abbie will also make a charge of £3 per person for the pattern. This project will make a fun wall-hanging for Christmas, either as a decoration or an advent calendar. It could also be used
Friday 26th October and Saturday 27th October Exhibition of quilts by All Saints Quilters at All Saints Village Hall, Nr. Axminster, Devon, EX13 7LX Opening times: Friday 2pm – 4.30pm, Saturday 10am – 4.30pm Free entry and parking Plus display of quilts made for the Linus Project in All Saints Church, adjacent to the Hall.
Tuesday 23rd October Disappearing Nine Patch Workshop with Pam Martin 10am – 4pm The Trident Youth and Community Centre, Galmington, Taunton TA1 5NN Members £22 – non members £25 For more information contact Shirley Matthews 01823 284592
Materials Girls are organising a coach to Malvern Quilt Show on Sunday 21st October. Cost is £28 includes ticket and driver tip. Leaving at 8am from Bovey Tracey Station Road car park. Car parking free on Sundays. Arrive at show at c. 10.30 am and leaving at 3.30pm. Arrive back in Bovey at c.6pm. If
18th – 20th October Craft4Crafters Bath & West Showground – Shepton Mallet, Somerset The Craft4Crafters Show at the Bath and West Showground this October will be the biggest yet, with an amazing collection of craft businesses, displays, textile artists, quilt displays, workshops, make & takes and competitions. Set out over 2 exhibition halls and a
18th, 19th and 20th October Trevithick Quilters, 6th Quilt Show at Heartlands, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 3QY (new venue) Open Thurs – Sat, 10 – 4. Sales table, trade stand and tombola in aid of Cornwall Blood Bikes. Refreshments, car parking, including disabled parking and access. Admission £2.00, children free. Contact Maggie Eastman, 01209 718207
Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th October Quilt exhibition at The Morrab library, Penzance. 10am -4pm daily (Tue-Sat). Exhibition from local quilters as part of the library’s bicentenary celebrations Demonstrations. Sara Price (The Quilt Lady) will give a talk on Friday 19th October. Free admission. Email email@example.com Library website: Morrablibrary.org.uk
Saturday 13 October – Louise Nicholls : Fabric Embellishment at Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £20 Embellishing lino prints on fabric Come along & have a creative sewing day embellishing lino prints. There will be a selection of lino designs already printed onto fabric & you will spend the day embellishing them with a
With Joy Harrison at Meldon Village Hall, Near Okehampton EX20 4NA 10.0 a.m. to 4.0 p.m. Cost £22 for members £25 for non-members [photos in Summer issue ] If you would like to make either a bowl or basket, then this is the workshop for you. They are made from linen washing line in varying
13th October Workshop with Greta Fitchett Martinstown Village Hall Dorset DT2 9LF £28 for members £31 for non-members. 10am to 4pm Greta’s work was on show at the Spring Exhibition, Exeter. Book with Steve Lockie or Terry Summerfield
10 – 16 October The Blanchminster Room, Bude Castle, The Wharf, Bude. EX 23 8LG second opportunity to the exhibition chainREACTION by Textile Maids. 10am to 4pm Free admission Bude Castle has full disabled access with two designated disabled parking bays adjacent to the Castle building, these are subject to availability and are free of
Mon. 8th to Sat. 27th. October Coming of Age exhibition by the Phat Qwarters at the Meeting Rooms, Ilminster Arts Centre at the Meeting House, East Street, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0AN Gallery Open: Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm; Sat 9.30am-2.30pm. entrance free. Please note the exhibition will close at 12noon on Sat 27 October
Week beginning 6th October. Contemporary Stitch Workshops have their exhibition at Birdwood House Totnes. It will be a show of work by the group. Admission free.
Thursday 4th October 2018 Goosey Quilters – An evening with Sarah Price the Quilt Lady 7.30pm at Upper Hall, Tavistock Methodist Church, West Ave, PL19 8DU. A Brief Journey Through American History – quilts and the stories they tell. 190 years of America’s quilting story. Tickets £5 including refreshments. From D Pearcey, Hedgebank, Brentor Road,
Tuesday 2nd October to 27th October South West Modern Quilt Guild exhibition, at the Creative Innovation Centre, known as CICCIC. The Memorial Hall, Paul Street, Taunton, TA1 3PF. The venue is open 9.30am-4.00pm Tuesday to Saturday, but is only open until 12pm on a Friday. They are closed all day Monday.
27th to 30th September The Creative Craft Show Westpoint Centre Clyst St Mary (1 mile east from junction 30, M5 on the A3052) Opening times 9.30am – 4.30pm (5pm Sat / 4pm Sun) Discover all the ideas, inspiration and supplies you could ever dream of! Knitters, stitchers, hobbyists and crafters will be in their element