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Glamorgan Quilters June 2017 Newsletter

Hello Everyone,

This month we have another very busy meeting. Our speaker will be textile artist Stephanie Crawford. I can’t wait to see her quilts and hear what she has to say. Her website looks very interesting!  http://www.stephaniecrawfordquilter.com/

Little Laura’s Haberdashery will be with us for the morning. I saw them at the Malvern Quilt Show and they had quite an array of fabric and haberdashery.  https://www.littlelaurashaberdashery.co.uk/  Lots to look forward to and more to come!

The trip to the Malvern Quilt Show in May was a great success and enjoyed by all who went. Thanks again to Salinder for organising it for us!

Salinder is also organising a trip to the West Country Quilt and Textile show on Saturday September 2nd at the University of the West of England Exhibition Centre in Bristol. This is a fabulous venue with plenty of space to move around and much enjoyed by all who went last year. Salinder will be taking names and payment. This will need to be finalised and paid for before the summer break. For more information, contact Salinder Gammage..  T: 01443 224550 or 07996 697158. Email salg96@btinternet.com

Gail Lawther’s workshop, “Twilight Silhouettes” is coming up on Friday 7th July 10.00-4.00 cost £35. For those who don’t know, she is an award-winning quilter, teacher and the author of many crafting books. Take a look at her website for more. http://www.gaillawther.co.uk There are a couple of spaces left so book your place quickly!

The committee are planning to provide a Summer Lunch at the AGM meeting in July for which there will be a charge of £5.00 per person. We will be asking at the June meeting if you could indicate whether or not you will be attending so that we can get an idea of numbers, then we will take the money on the door at the July meeting. Gail Lawther is the speaker.

We are supporting Ystradowen Village Hall’s 30th Anniversary Open Day event with a display of work. There will be tea, coffee and biscuits available on the day for a small cost. Entry is free of charge so come along and have a look at the stands on display. All our regular hall users have been invited to display what they do or to advertise their clubs. If you would like to display a small piece of your work on our GQ stand have a chat to Keris or Corinne.

Other News

The next GOLDWORK/UFO DAY’s are on Sat 17th and  Sunday 18th June at Ystradowen village Hall between 10am and 3.30pm. Everyone welcome to come and sew it doesn’t have to be Goldwork, bring your UFO’s. For more information, contact Salinder Gammage..  T: 01443 224550 or 07996 697158. Email salg96@btinternet.com

Gwent Quilters 35th Anniversary Exhibition

This event runs from 11:00am on the 16th June 2017, to 4:00pm on the 17th June 2017 and will take place at Lysaght Institute, Newport. With over 100 quilted items on display in this wonderful hall. Tombola, Traders, Guess the name, Chinese Auction.

Drawing with your Sewing Machine  Swansea,  17 June 2017 . Contact: robi.thomas@btinternet.com

Quilters Guild Area Day

This event takes place on 8th July 2017 from 10:00am to 3:00pm at the Village Hall, Berthon Road, Little Mill, Pontypool NP4 0HE. It is a Guild event being organised by Region 12, Gail Evans gail.k.evans@btinternet.com.

Penarth and District Quilt Exhibition

Starts: 11:00 13 Jul 2017

Ends: 16:00 13 Jul 2017

Paget Rooms, Victoria Road Penarth CF64 3EG

Festival of Quilts

10th August to 13tAugust Starts at 10.00 and Ends 5.30 pm Halls 7, 8 and 9 NEC Birmingham. Contact http://www.thefestivalofquilts.co.uk

Bath Textile Summer School  21-26 August 2017

CuttingEdgeTextiles are running an Angie Hughes “Daisy Book Wrap” workshop on Tuesday 19 September 2017. Information and a booking form is available to download from the programme page of the CuttingEdge blog. Contact mdennis.wales@gmail.com 07811 159 800 for more details.

Jen Jones Quilt Centre 2017 exhibition 10 March – 4 November. 11am – 4.30pm. Town Hall, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 7BB

If you have any news that you would like to share please email Corinne Roberts: glamquilt@gmail.com

I will be happy to put it in the Newsletter and Blog.

See you all on Saturday! Doors open at 10 oclock.

Best wishes

Corinne

Email; roberts.c@btinternet.com  or   glamquilt@gmail.com

Tel; 01446 772930 or 07999 351466

 

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