QUILTERS DREAM summer Newsletter.
In May Janet and I were invited to the Vectis Quilters at the Isle of Wight to give a talk and hold a workshop. We enjoyed it very much. You can see some pictures on our Facebook site.
We are again joining a group of traditional innovative specialist patchwork/ quilting traders for a Quilt Fair this is an event for real quilters. As well as selling fabric, make-and-take sessions and home-made refreshments, the aim is to try to rekindle the tradition of sharing of information and skills amongst like-minded enthusiasts. Date: Saturday 26 August Time: 10am - 4pm Entry Fee: £3 (husbands free). Entry fee donated to the Princess Alice Hospice, Esher Venue: The Old Barn Hall, Church Road, Great Bookham, KT23 3PQ. There is ample free parking and disabled access.
ROW BY ROW EXPERIENCE - TRAVEL AND COLLECT
We are pleased to say after the great response and fun we had last year we are again taking part in the European Row by Row. How about this… it's like a shop hop, but it's not... no fees, no cards to stamp, and all summer to play!
Beginning June 21, 2017, visit any of the participating shops and receive a free pattern for a row in a quilt. Combine your rows in any way to create a unique quilt that represents the fun you had travelling to the stores. Travel with friends, discover new quilt shops and have fun collecting rows! This is an international event.
New in 2017: Row by Row Junior - just for kids! Introduce a child to the fun of sewing and quilting. Row by Row Junior patterns are designed and written just for them. Bring in your quilt from June 21.-Oct.31.2017 and win a prize log in for more info http://www.rowbyrowexperience.com/ Europe
Nearer home our new class list is out with some fun, challenging and interesting courses:
On Saturday 21.10.2017 we are excited to welcome Anne Hellyer. Her class called WINTER TOWNSCAPE OR SNOWY TOWNSCAPE. This is a Free Machine Embroidery Workshop You will create a beautiful 3D wrap suitable for use with LED string lights or a battery operated tea-light candle. Have a look at her website http://www.paintingthetown.org.uk
On Saturday 11.11.2017 we are excited to have Amanda from Monkey Buttons teaching at our shop. You can choose between a beautiful elegant handbag,
( It has a front pocket with flower blocks and a pieced back)
or Moon Gazing and leaping hares with pretty harebells & tiny toadstools
which makes a really attractive wall hanging. Have a look at her website http://www.monkeybuttons.com
We look forward to seeing you in our shop, on line or at one of the shows.
Our next show is:
Festival of Quilts 10th -13th of August. Come and see us on Stand G13
Ricky and Janet