Thameside Quilters Updated 2019 Programme

Thameside Quilters is a local group of diverse and friendly quilt enthusiasts. We welcome all levels of quilters, from absolute beginners to experts, from traditional quilters to fibre artists. If you are a quilter or would be quilter who wants to meet like-minded people then we would love you to come and join us!

We meet at the Greeno Centre, 45 Glebeland Gardens, Shepperton, TW17 9DH. Parking is available. Our regular monthly meeting is usually on the third Friday of each month between February and November, from 7:30pm prompt - 9:30pm (doors open at 7:00pm) Coffee and tea provided free.

The annual membership fee is £30, non-member guests are very welcome at £5 per meeting payable at the door. First meeting is free

Website: www.thamesidequilters.co.uk

Email : webmaster@thamesidequilters.co.uk

Dates for your Diary

15 February Welcome Back – “What’s under your needle” please bring current projects you are working on Cross Stitch, Knitting, Embroidery etc, Launch of Stitch Challenge

15 March Guest Speaker: Miriam Edwards

26 April AGM: Speaker Gemma Murray – Royal School Needlework – Embroidery and Me

17 May Guest Speaker: Jennie Rayment

8th June Thameside Quilters – Arts and Craft Stall at Shepperton Village Fair, Manor Park . All day event

21 June Sewing Evening: Blocks for Evelina Childrens Ward

Thameside Quilters Updated 2019 Programme

21-23 June National Quilt Championship – Sandown Esher

19 July Demo Night: – Christmas in July Demo night

1-4 August The Festival of Quilts – NEC Birmingham

16 August Guest Speaker: – Liz Jarvis - Contemporary Quilting

20 September Sewing Evening:

Best and Worst Tool - Members can bring along their favourite and most useless tools they own.

18 October Members Show and Tell

15 November End of Year Celebrations – Quilt Bingo, Secret Santa

Thameside Quilters Workshops

Workshops take place at Lyne Village Hall, Lyne near Chertsey, KT16 0AN. Tuition fee £25 for Members and £40 for Non Members, £10 non refundable deposit on date of sign up. Quiltathon – Members £10 Non Members £20. Quilts made are to be handed in by the October meeting 9:30 - 4pm. Doors open at 9am.

Sign up for workshops at our regular meetings. Spaces are limited so sign up early. Bring a mug and a packed lunch. Coffee and tea provided free. Parking is free.

16 March Workshop: Miriam Edwards - Spiders Web

27 April Workshop: Quiltathon – Spinning Hexagons with Isabel Hall 60 degree ruler advised but templates will be issued. Quilts made are to be handed in by the October Meeting

22 June Workshop: UFO Day – Members £10 Non Members £20

17 August Workshop: Liz Jarvis

19 October Workshop : Back to Basics: Topics - Rotary cutting, the Importance of the ¼ inch, Foundation Piecing, English Paper

Piecing and Binding.