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GQ 2016 AGM

10 Jul

On 9 July GQ held its AGM which gave the opportunity to reflect on the past years activity which included the making of the signature quilt (which was on display), participating in an enjoyable workshop to learn the art of Japanese folded patchwork and hearing a number of interesting speakers which included the Mother of Africa charity work, Textile traders, Batik’nBeads and how to take good photos of your quilts, to name but a few.

members viewing the signature quilt

members viewing the signature quilt

AGM lunch1

AGM lunch

Business over and it was time to enjoy lunch, find out who had won the Wendy Surridge Challenge and hear our guest speaker Christine Porter.

Corinne Roberts was the lucky winner of the Wendy Surridge challenge with her lovely collage quilt

WS winnerweb

Hilary Carney took 2nd prize and there were joint 3rd prize winners Helen Hughes and Wendy Floyd.

The day was rounded off with a talk from Christine Porter….. and not only were members entertained with a lively and enjoyable account of her travels they were able to enjoy viewing a wide range of Christine’s beautiful work.

colage cp

CP collage

A full and enjoyable day and more to come in September!

Email from Christine Porter in response to our thank you note:

Thank you for inviting me to speak at your meeting on Saturday. Your hospitality was amazing! I have been trailing around the UK for years, talking to and teaching groups, and I can honestly say, I have never sat down to such a delicious spread as you provided. The welcome I received was very warm and friendly and I was so well looked after. It was a great pleasure meeting your members. Happy Quilting in the future”.
Best wishes

Annual General Meeting

4 Jul

Today (4 July 2015) Glamorgan Quilters held its AGM.


There was a flurry of activity from early morning to prepare the hall and get the food laid out ready for lunch. Great thanks must go to Caroline Leonard who made a delicious lunch and many thanks to those members who contributed with fab desserts. A feast to be proud of!

Three members contributed to the Wendy Surridge Quilt Challenge and after members voted the shield was awarded to Catherine Macey – well done Catherine.

We were delighted that Wendy Surridge could join us to award the prize.

Wendy surridge winner

And, to round the day of we were joined by Jen Jones from the Welsh Quilt Centre in Lampeter who gave took us through a fascinating tour of her quilts with her talk and presentation slides.

Jen Jones

An enjoyable day all round and more to look forward to in September.

Click here to view next years programme

Click here to view details of the new committee

Click here to download details of forthcoming workshops.

Another Busy Day Sewing

7 Jun

There is never any shortage of things to sew as was demonstrated today by some members of Glamorgan Quilters.

group sewing

There are so many fascinating things being created. A lovely quirky cushion displayed on the table here.

Betty sewing

Along with some wonderful fabric books.

Frans books

And, to make the day complete a very interesting talk by Anya Tonrow.

Next month there is the AGM to look forward to followed by a delicious lunch. For more information about next month’s meeting check out the June edition of the newsletter.