Programme

The challenge for 2017/18 will be to use a piece of "Ugly" fabric in a quilt or item of your choice. The fabric will be provided by OTQ and all of the fabric should be used.
DateItemTime
2017
August 10thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
August 24thCharity Day. We will be making Sensory/Fidget Quilts for people living with dementia and Alzheimers, they will also be suitable for people with Autism, ADHD or those recovering from a stroke. These quilts have proved to be a valuable and therapeutic aid in settling restless hands and agitated minds – alleviating stress for both patients and carers.10.00 - 5.30
September 14thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
September 28thWorkshop - Miriam Edwards - "Felted Penny Rugs, Decorative Mats". Those of you who were at Miriam's talk in January will remember the examples Miriam showed us of "Penny Rugs". Penny Rugs are made by decorating larger pieces of felt with coin shaped felt pieces. Miriam will bring felt and thread with her. If you have suitable materials you can also bring them along.12.30 - 4.30
October 12thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
October 26thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
November 9thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
November 23rdStitch and Natter/Workshop - Christmas Theme2.00 - 4.30
December 14thChristmas Lunch and AGM, reveal of 2017 "Ugly Fabric" Challenge12:30 - 5:30
2018
January 11th
Stitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
January 25th
Stitch and Natter with a "Technique/Brainstorming Session"
During this meeting we will share our knowledge of quilting techniques with each other.
2.00 - 4.30
February 8thCaroline Harris, "The History of Sewing Machines"
This is a rescheduling of Caroline's talk which had to be postponed last year. Caroline will talk about the development of sewing machines and bring some examples along with her.
2.00 - 4.30
February 22ndWorkshop - Tutor to be announcedTime to be advised
March 8thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
March 22ndStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
April 12thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
April 26thJapanese Themed Workshop2.00 - 4.30
May 10thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
May 24thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
June 14thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
June 28thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
July 12thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
July 26thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
August 9thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
August 23rdStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
September 13thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30
September 27thStitch and Natter2.00 - 4.30