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March 2012

posted Apr 8, 2012, 6:04 AM by Loddon Quilters
Meeting Thursday 15th. March

The Bring and Buy sale was the highlight of our February meeting. There was plenty of bringing
and buying, thank you to all who contributed either by bringing and/or buying.

A very big thank you to Diana for organising it all.

Oak Leaves
We would like to see as many oak leaves as possible at our meeting this month – the trees are
showing signs of spring, so can we see your leaves. We hope to have an inspiring collection but
don't worry if you haven't finished yet, or even haven't started, there is still time before our next

This month's block is a simple squares block – 36 x 2” squares set in rows of 6., how you arrange
them is up to you.

simple way of doing this
strips, any combination of
horizontally and bring them to

your Olympic/sporting blocks?

Have you seen Patchwork
& Quilting magazine this
month? There is an article
about the quilts being made for
the Olympics and ideas to make Olympic quilts, including templates for appliquéd silhouettes –
did they know what we were doing?!

Dates for your diary

Stitch and Craft Show Olympia
15 – 18 March (includes exhibition of quilts made for the Olympics

'25 years'
Exhibition by Heather Quilters to celebrate the founding of this group
Collingwood College Sports Hall, Mitcham Road, Camberley, GU15 4AJ
21 -22 April 2012
Sat. - 10-5 Sun 10- 4
Admission £2 (husbands and children free)

The Quilters Guild Regional Day

Sat 28th. April 10-4
New Milton Junior School, Old Milton Road, Hants BH25 6DS
Speakers: Janet Twinn and Gill Turley
£10 Guild members, £15 non- members

Loddon Quilters April meeting – Thursday 19th.April 11.30 – 4.15p.m.