PARKHOUSE PATCHWORK GROUP 14th BIENNIAL EXHIBITION

Thursday, 14th to Saturday 16th June 2018, 10am – 4pm at the Parkhouse Centre, Ergue-Gaberic Way, Bude EX23 8LD. Entrance £2.00 (children free), disabled access & parking. Sales table, demonstrations, tombola, traders, refreshments & light lunches. Raffle Quilt for Merlin MS Centre. Contact: Joan Lashbrook 01288 354334

South West Quilters SUMMER DAY

Saturday 30th June Cowslip, Newhouse Farm, Launceston – map: Cowslip Map       Speakers : Jo Colwell “Applique my way”  Barbara Chainey “Quilts from The Cupboard”  Traders : Beads for Beauty Torquay  and   Tamar Embroideries Gunnislake Program: PDF Advance bookings : £8 members £10 non-members. On the door £2 extra.       Book with Anne Turner.        Booking Forms: Word,

South West Quilters SUMMER DAY

Saturday 30th June Cowslip, Newhouse Farm, Launceston Doors open 10am   Speakers : Jo Colwell “Applique my way”  Barbara Chainey “Quilts from The Cupboard”  Traders : Beads for Beauty Torquay  and   Tamar Embroideries Gunnislake Advance bookings : £8 members £10 non-members. On the door £2 extra       Book with Anne Turner.        Form:

Royal School of Needlework teaches in Exeter

Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July, 10am-4pm, join RSN Tutor Helen Jones on a two day hand embroidery class, ‘Stumpwork & Silk Shading: Violets’ at Exeter Community Centre. This two day course is for those with some stitch experience though not necessarily in either Stumpwork or Silk Shading. We will construct a Raised Work

Get Together Day at Fraddon Village Hall

Saturday 14 July – Get Together Day at Fraddon Village Hall, TR9 6NT. Cost £5 Christmas in July, with a Christmas-themed pattern swap. We will be launching a surprise Christmas project! Plus, please bring along anything “Christmassy” you are working on for a show and tell. There will be a faith lunch with everyone bringing

Exhibition “Starting with Baltimore………..”

Tuesday 17th July – Friday 27th July Exhibition “Starting with Baltimore………..” The Barn, Cowslip Workshops Newhouse Farm, Launceston, Cornwall PL15 8JX 10.a.m – 5 p.m. Admission free – disabled access A selection of hand appliqued items made by quilters in the South West, over the past twenty years. A small selection of Baltimore quilts which

Quilters’ Guild Regional Day “Celebrating Pat”

Saturday 28th July Quilters’ Guild Regional Day “Celebrating Pat” at The Barn Cowslip Workshops, Newhouse Farm, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8JX. 10.a.m. – 4 p.m. Guests include Pat Cox, Barbara Chainey, Jenny Hutchison and Jeanne Stetson. Tribute to and demonstrations by Pat Cox. Illustrated talk by Jenny on the 1998 Truro exhibition of locally made Baltimore

Royal School of Needlework teaches in Exeter

Saturday 28 – 29 July, 10am-4pm, join RSN Tutor Auburn Claire Lucas on a two day hand embroidery class, ‘Advanced Elizabethan Stitches: Elizabethan Sweet Pea’ at Exeter Community Centre. This advanced two day class is inspired by a 16th century embroidered panel. Worked on cream linen you will learn traditional Elizabethan embroidery stitches such as

Flowerpatch Quilters 35th Annual Exhibition

31st July – 4th August. The Flowerpatch Quilters 35th Annual Exhibition of members quilts, enhanced with beautiful flower arrangements throughout the hall will be held at the Central Methodist Church, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8BA. Open Tuesday July 31st to Saturday 4th August 2018 10 am to 4 pm (last admission 3.30 p.m.) Admission £2. Refreshments

South West Textile Guild Revisited Exhibition

18th August – 8 September (closed bank holiday and Sundays) South West Textile Guild revisited Admission Fee 10:00 – 5:00 Guild Gallery, 68-70 Park Street, Bristol, BS1 5JY. sorry, no disabled access A selection of members’ work from the recent ‘Layered’ and ‘Ebb and Flow’ exhibitions. This is an opportunity to see work that you

Plym Piecemakers’ 30th Anniversary Quilt Show

24 and 25 August 2018 Plym Piecemakers are celebrating their 30th Anniversary with a Quilt Show at Yealmpton Community Centre, Stray Park Yealmpton, PL8 2HF Friday 10 am to 4pm Saturday 10 am to 3pm £1.00, Accompanied children free (Groups welcome, please advise in advance) Disabled access & parking Sales table, demonstrations, tombola, refreshments. Traders:

West Country Quilt Show

30th August to 1st September West Country Quilt Show at the UWE Bristol Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus, Bristol, BS34 8QZ 10.00- 4.30 Including Strip Show – South West Textile Group members’ exciting responses to this thought-provoking title, which will be exhibited as part of the West Country Quilt and Textile Show. Admission Fee

chainREACTION by Textile Maids

4 – 8 September chainREACTION by Textile Maids. At The Spring Gallery, The Poly, 24 Church Street, Falmouth. TR11 3EG 10am to 5pm Free admission This exhibition has a cohesive visual vocabulary – an original word prompted the ten members’ individual pieces of textile art; these initial pieces then inspired the second stimulus word for

Tavistock Goosey Quilters Exhibition

at Tavistock Town Hall Thursday 13th September 12pm – 4.30pm Friday 14th September 10am – 4.30 pm Saturday 15th September 10am – 4pm Charity raffle quilts for Tavistock Hospital League of Friends Traders – Coast and Country and Villavin Patchwork Cafe, Sales Table, Chinese Auction and demonstrations Contact suestevens88@hotmail.com

Medieval Tiles with Jan Tillet

15th September 2018 10.am to 3.30 pm At Mount Gould Methodist Church on the junction of Farringdon and Mount Gould Road PL4 2QD £25 For members and £28 For non members. My details are : Pat King, 21 Stenlake Terrace, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 9JZ Tel 01752 240560

Travels with His Needle a talk by Owen Davies

Lostwithiel, Cornwall Wednesday Sept 19th 2018 A talk by Owen Davies, Master Embroider and author of Embroidered Knot Garden, on travels with his needle Two sessions 10am-12.30pm or 2pm-4pm Cost £8 For booking please contact Lucy Jewels email: lucymay71@btinternet.com telephone: 07973716435

Coming of Age exhibition by the Phat Qwarters

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

chainREACTION by Textile Maids (repeat)

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

Quilt exhibition at The Morrab library

Tuesday 16th to Saturday 20th October Quilt exhibition at The Morrab library, Penzance. 10am -4pm daily. Exhibition from local quilters as part of the library’s bicentenary celebrations Demonstrations and workshop Free admission. Raffle Email janetpye13@gmail.com Library website: Morrablibrary.org.uk

Get Together Day

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 –

SWQ Christmas Meeting

24th November Details and booking form in next magazine. Afternoon speaker Stuart Hillard “Away from the Hive” is the story of my quilting life from my early days, through to the present day… lots of funny stories from my crafting exploits, live TV confessions, the Great British Sewing Bee and of course, lots of show

Christmas Get Together

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

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