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March Meeting

posted Mar 9, 2018, 5:27 AM by Loddon Quilters
Newsletter                    Meeting Thursday 15 th March 2018
This month our Row Quilt technique will be English piecing. There will be demonstrations if these are
new techniques for you – or you need a reminder.
Our committee theme is Out and About and this month is beach huts and seashore. Remember that you can
adapt what we suggest to suit what you want to do and follow your own theme, it is a very flexible
challenge. Blocks can be 8” or 4”, or you can work on a strip.
We have Bondaweb for sale at the meeting (£1 for 12”) – see Joan or a member of the committee.
We had a good display of rows last month, keep bringing them in and displaying them.
The Scrappy box – thank you for all the donations to the scrappy box, lots of members make use of it.
PLEASE make sure that any fabric you put in the box has NO PINS or needles in it, members do
‘rummage’ and points can be dangerous!
Lost glasses – did you lose your glasses at Loddon Quilters last month? A pair was found, are they
yours?
Thank you to all those who filled in returned their data protection forms. As we explained last month Data
Protection Rules regarding your personal data are changing in May and, unless we have your specific
consent to contact you, we will not be allowed to send you anything. If you have not filled in a form
please do so at the meeting, we will have copies or you can download the attachment and bring it to the
meeting.
Gail Lawther workshop on Thursday 12 th . July will be on Twilight silhouettes. Details are on the
notice board and attached. The cost of the workshop will be £25, payable in May. If you would like to take
part please sign up at the meeting. The list will be open this month and next to give everyone interested a
chance to put their names down. If the workshop is oversubscribed we will draw names in April and have a
waiting list.
Dates for your diary

REGION 3 WEEKEND
Saturday 17th March
Titchfield Community Centre,
Fareham, PO14 4AB 

Speakers - Jill Rose Brennan & Moira Neal

Fabric Fayre

Saturday 24 March 10.00 – 4-00

The Parish Barn, Goosecroft Ln, Purley on Thames.  Reading RG8 8DR
Quilting show for quilters with workshops, homemade cake and specialist patchwork and quilting

shops, including Village Fabrics.

Loddon Quilters next meeting– Thursday 19 th . April 11.30 – 4p.m.
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