South West Quilters SUMMER DAY

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.

Get Together Day at Tresillian

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

The Festival of Quilts

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

The Flowerpatch Quilters 36th Annual Exhibition

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

Exeter Quilters exhibition

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

West Country Quilt and Textile Show

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,

Stanchester and Purple Patchers Annual Quilt Show

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

Devon Creative Textile Festival

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

HARBOUR QUILTERS’ Biennial Exhibition

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

Get Together Day at Fraddon

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

Trelyn Quilters Quilt Show

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

Plymouth Quilt and Textile Fayre

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 – quiltandtextilefayre@gmail.com

SWQ Christmas Meeting

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

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