Briefing and Links

Chair's Briefing including What's On (scroll down)


Dear Members



























What's On


Scottish Quilt Competition and Exhibition

SEC Glasgow March 7 - 10 2019 Open 10AM - 5PM (4PM SUNDAY)

Also Creative Crafts in the same hall. Tickets £11 or £10 for seniors. A full day out!


Quilters Guild Regional Day at Glenearn Community Campus, Perth, PH2 0BE

Saturday March 23rd 2019

£24 for QG members to include refreshments on arrival and lunch. (£18 for Early Bird - book and pay before January 20th)

Speakers Lynne Edwards and Linzi Upton

Details in Newspatch. Non-QG members welcome (£30), contact Deborah Pearce (Edinburgh QG Rep) through the email contact on the Home page














Shop selling quilting, dress and curtain fabrics + haberdashery. Classes


Quilt shop. Classes.



Shop selling quilting, dress and curtain fabrics + haberdashery.



Shop selling quilting and dress fabrics + haberdashery.



Quilt shop. Classes. Long Arm Quilting.



Quilt shop. Classes.



International Quilt Artist and Teacher. Classes.


Shop selling quilting fabrics, haberdashery and books


Quilt shop. Classes.


Quilt shop, haberdashery and craft materials, sewing machines. Cafe.



















Materials List for Thistle Quilters Social Sewing Workshop 21 October 2017


The October meeting will be an opportunity to work on a number of member- led initiatives, themed around our 2018 exhibition, but not exclusively so. Please bring any of your own wip if you would prefer to spend time on that.


Please bring a packed lunch.


Topic: Fusing Organza with Heat

Leaders: Fiona Sutherland and Deborah Pearce

Requirements: There are no specific requirements as materials will be provided, but if you have a fine tipped soldering iron please bring that along with you


Topic: Card making

Leaders: Frea Webster and Carol Lenagan

This topic will be split into two. In the moring, Frea will work with oyu on card makingusing scraps and embellishments. In the afternoon, Carol will focus on painting on bondaweb

Requirements: Materials will be provided, but please bring some scissors, needle and threads.


Topic: Needleturn applique

Leader: Gillian Sandilands

This session will focus on the ‘goose’ block from the 1718 coverlet

Requirements: 4-6 pieces of background fabric or a piece of background 13x13 inches silk or cotton

A piece of silk or cotton about 10x10 inches for the bird body

A piece of wadding 13x13 inches

A piece of backing fabric 13x13 inches

Sewing kit, scissors, threads suitable for appliqué and any hand quilting

Sewing machine if you want to do a pieced background


Topic: raw edge applique

Leaders: Gillian Harrison and Lindsay Tilston

This session will focus on the ‘boy’ and ‘girl’ blocks from the 1718 coverlet


Sewing kit, including needles, scissors, pins

Paper scissors

Fabric scraps will be provided, but embellishments such as beads, ribbons etc would be useful

Sewing machine, and monofilament thread if preferred


Topic: your own project

Please feel free to bring a work-in-progress of your own if you want to focus on that.