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posted Apr 15, 2017, 4:58 AM by Loddon Quilters

 Newsletter   Meeting Thursday 20th. April

 

We have had the demonstrations about sleeves and labels, you have filled in the registration forms – it’s time for THE SHOW

Thursday 18th. May is show day

 

Arrangements for delivering your quilts for the show.

Date : Tuesday 16th. May between 10a.m. and 3p.m.

Place : Jacky Morgan’s house -

– Jacaranda, 13 Northfield Road, Sherfield on Loddon RG27 0DR

There will be maps at the meeting and balloons at the gate on the day!

 

You will be given a receipt form, when you deliver your quilts, which you need to keep safely and bring with you to claim back your quilts after the show.

Please take away any bags you bring your quilts in, we cannot store them.

Don’t forget to put a sleeve on your quilt, we cannot hang them without one.

 

Christmas bunting will be collected together in a box and you will have a raffle ticket to register it.

 

Collecting your quilts at the end of the show

Please wait in the Garden Room until all the quilts have been taken down, usually about 4.45p.m. They can be collected up to 5p.m.

You will be asked for your receipt form and to sign to acknowledge return of your quilts.

 

If you have a problem delivering or collecting your quilts please see a member of the committee at today’s meeting.

 

Thank you to the members who took Linus quilts to layer and quilt. We shall be displaying them altogether in the show. Please let us have the finished quilts back this month.

We need to put sleeves on the Linus quilts so we shall be asking for some volunteers to tack them on during the meeting.

 

Strawberry jamdo you make strawberry jam? Can you spare a jar for the café on show day? If so please let Valerie know.

 

The 10 year challenge blocks

We have a great display of ‘10’ blocks! If you haven’t made yours yet this is your last chance, let Jacky or Joan have it at today’s meeting.

Joan and Jacky will arrange their display, so no need to put yours on your registration form, make sure Joan or Jacky have it.

Members’ notices

If you want to advertise events around the area, at other quilting groups or venues you can display a notice on our notice board. We will have half our notice board for members’ notices.

If you would like your notice in the newsletter – Dates for your diary – please email the details to me - barbara.payne861@btopenworld.com

 

Dates for your diary

 

Heather Quilters Pearl Exhibition

6th (10 -5) and 7th (10 – 4) May

Admission £3

Tringham Hall, Benner Lane, West End, near Woking. GU24 9JP

 

 

Haslemere Quilters have spaces available on a workshop by the well known quilter, Katharine Guerrier taking place on Thursday 1 June. 

Patchwork Postcards and Pinboard Quilts.

Contact Christine Taylor for more details -  christine taylor 1@hotmail.com

 

Romsey Quilt Festival

Romsey Abbey    1 – 16 July

Details on the notice board and at www.romseyquilters.co.uk

 

Loddon Quilters next meeting – Thursday 18th. May SHOW DAY!

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