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posted Jan 15, 2011, 5:43 AM by Loddon Quilters
January 2011 Newsletter    Meeting Thursday 20th. January.

We all enjoyed our Christmas meeting with the generous plates of food and raffle prizes. Look on the website for photos of the super place-mats everyone made (we brightened up our Christmas tables with our mats and got lots of compliments).

Once again Jenny and company came up with a very amusing entertainment for us – the politically correct version of Snow White and her vertically challenged friends – we are still chuckling – many thanks Jenny!

It was quite a challenge for some members not to bring their machines – thank you for your co-operation – and we hope you enjoyed hand sewing for one meeting; we find hand sewing quite relaxing and very sociable!

Do visit our website, Joan has it up and running in its new format. There are lots of photos as well as past newsletter and attachments if you have mislaid any. There is also a countdown to the Show!

Last month we gave everyone a piece of 'cat' fabric for our 'cat challenge'. We asked that you make an item (or items) to donate to the Show tombola in April. You may add your own fabric, as much or as little as you like/need, to make your item. If you are stuck for ideas or haven't had time to think about it we will have some ideas, large and small, for you at the meeting. is a website full of ideas and patterns – well worth a look.
If you have used your fabric bring along your things so that we can all share your ideas, we want to have a tempting display. If you have scraps of material left please bring them along to the meeting, if we put them all together we can make some extra things.
If you weren't at the last meeting you can collect your cat fabric this month.

Don't forget that Sally and Jenny need your show forms, detailing what you are exhibiting, back by February – it's really important that they have time to get organised. Bring your forms this month if they are ready, then Jenny and Sally can make a start and book some stands.

Angel blocks – if you are finishing quilting an angel block please phone Pris and if possible  let her have your angel before the next meeting; she is busy assembling the top ready for the final quilting.

Diary Dates

Fabric sale & exhibition by Farnham Quilters & Heather Quilters

The Maltings GU9 7QR

Sunday 16th January 2011. 10-4 pm entry £3.50 (Partners & children free)

Tel: 0208 742 3685

Loddon Quilters January meeting – Thursday 17th. February  11.30 – 4.15
Any concerns feel free to contact  Priscilla – 01256 881839     or Barbara - 01256 768674