Sadly due to Covid-19 meetings have been suspended until further notice.
Members will be notified when meetings resume.
Our Programme runs from September to June. Meetings start at 10am and finish at 12.30pm.
Hot drinks, home baking (and a chat!) are available from 9.30am.
Please CONTACT us for more information.
Saturday 21st September 2019
CHAIRMAN'S CHALLENGE UPDATE
LANDSCAPE QUILT CONSEQUENCES - hands on sewing activity
Saturday 19th October 2019
LEAH HIGGINS "ROAD TO RUINS"
Talking about her creative journey from her first traditional patchwork quilts through creating more contemporary pieces, to developing her Ruins series of abstract quilts and more.
Afternoon: LEAH HIGGINS MINI WORKSHOP "COLOURFUL CITYSCAPES"
Saturday 16th November
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS AND GIFTS WORKSHOP
Saturday 14th December 2019
Saturday 18th January 2020
LINUS DAY Group sewing and assembly day
Saturday 22nd February 2020
GILLIAN COOPER "USING SKETCHBOOKS TO IMPROVE QUILTS" talk
Friday 13th March 2020
One day workshop: LIBERATING LOG CABIN 11: CURVES IN THE CABIN
Saturday 14th March 2020
JANICE GUNNER "PASTIME TO PROFESSION" talk
Saturday 25th April 2020
Saturday 16th May 2020
"INTO THE WOODS" Traditional Quilt Group Suitcase Collection
Saturday 20th June 2020
ANGELA DAYMOND "COLOUR MY WORLD"
Take a trip around the world looking at how people have used traditional plants animals and minerals to colour cloth for centuries around the world. The process of natural dyeing has changed very little over time. You will hear about traditional
European plant dyes, travel east to view tribal mud resist dyeing to the blue indigo vats from Japan. The talk includes keynote presentation and stitched textiles.
Saturday 15 June 2019
10.00 – 12.30 The QGBI’s Contemporary Suitcase Collection - "My Favourite Artist"
Saturday 15th September 2018
Speaker: Mandy Patullo "Thread and Thrift" - using old quilts and textiles
Workshop: Mandy Patullo "Folk Art Bird"
Saturday 20th October 2018
Speaker:Pat Ashton-Smith "Sense of Place" - landscape in textiles
Saturday 17th November 2018
Speaker: Helen Poremba "The Sewing Machine as the Artist's Tool"
Workshop: Gillian Harrison "Folded Japanese Patchwork Bags"
Saturday 15th December 2018
Christmas Party plus Secret Santa
Saturday 19th January 2019
Speaker: Debbie Hawthorn "3D Design Ikebana - Japanese Flower Arranging"
Saturday 16th February 2019
Speaker: Sheana Stevens "Design Inspiration from China and Japan"
Saturday 16th March 2019
Speaker: Leisel Lippestreu "Physiotherapy for Stitchers"
Workshop: Four Corners - Sharon Gray - Confetti Quilt/Fiona Brockie -
silk bonding/Deborah Pearce- Foiling and Embellishment
Saturday 6th April 2019
Workshop: Pat Archibald "Leaves in Lutrador"
Saturday 13th April 2019
Speaker: Sue Selwyn "The History of the Kimono"
Saturday 18th May 2019
Speaker: Lizzie MacDougall "Highland Story Quilts"