Thursday, 26 September 2013

The Quilting Season is almost upon us........

We shall be kicking off this seasons patchwork and quilting retreats with Pat Archibald.

Pat will be here with us on 7th /8th & 9th October and the workshops will be Ghost Images, Celtic Connection & Japanese Inspiration.

Currently there are still a couple of places on Celtic Connection which is on Tuesday 8th October.

We also have another tutor to add to our list - Sally Holman will be with us on 14th/15th & 16th April.

Here is our up to date list of workshops and retreats

    7th /8th & 9th October 2013—Pat Archibald   SPACES For CELTIC
    Ghost Images, Celtic Connection, Japanese Inspirations

    20th /21st /22nd/23rd October 2013—Lilian Headley SPACES
    1 day workshop & 3 or 4 day Retreat—Durham Quilting

    29th /30th /31st October 2013 -Gail Lawther  1 SPACE for MONET
    Stained Glass, Glimpses of New Zealand, Monet or Van Gogh

    14th/15th Jan 2014—Charity Quiltathon - Couple of spaces left

    21st /22nd/ 23rd January 2014 -Jennie Rayment  FULL
    Wacky Waistcoat or panel, Twitch Twiddle & Tweak

    Thursday 30th January 2014—Charity Quiltathon Coffee Morning/Afternoon

    3rd/ 4th/ 5th March 2014—Sally Ablett
    Hunter Star, Lone Star, Link Quilt

    9th/10th/11th & 12th March - Lilian Hedley
    1 day workshop & 3 or 4 day Retreat—Durham Quilting

    19th /20th /21st March 2014 -Ferret
    Art Quilt by Numbers, Machine Quilting, Speed Quilt

    8th /9th & 10th April 2014—Beryl Frank
    Bargello Quilt as you go / Seminole / Cracking Curves

    14th/15th/16th April 2014—Sally Holman
    Creating a Scene//Crazy Embellished Patchwork/Feathered Friends

    29th /30th April & 1st May 2014 —Jan Hassard
    Dazzling Diamonds, Interwoven Log Cabin, HoneyCombe 3 D

    30th Sept/1st/2nd October 2014—Gail Lawther
    Stained Glass, Glimpses of New Zealand, Monet or Van Gogh

    7th/ 8th /9th October 2014—Angela Madden
    Celtic, Beautiful Blooms, Decorative Edges

    12th /13th /14th & 15th October _ Lilian Hedley
    1 day workshop & 3 or 4 day Retreat Durham Quilting
    27th /28th /29th October 2014—Valerie Nesbitt
    Triangles the Thangles Way/ Take 9 / Crazy Patchwork

If any one wants more information or to make a booking just email me -

Donations of orphan blocks, ufo's scraps, materials, jelly strips now required. If you can spare anything that we might be able to use, please just bring it along or mail it to me. The charities that we are supporting with this event are Yorkshire Cancer Research, Yorkshire Air Ambulance, The Dogs Trust, Bridlington RNLI & Project Linus.

The Charity sewing days are 14 /15th January and on Thursday 30th Jan we shall be hosting a coffee morning/afternoon to display our goods before donating them to the charities.

Well on top of all that we shall be adding a longarm quilting machine (Innova with auto pilot) to our facilities too and we are just waiting for it to be shipped from USA.  We are hoping for it be be here with us next week, but really just dont know if that will happen or not - its been a very rocky road!

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