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Region 1 Autumn Quilters Day

This event takes place on 3rd October 2015 from 10:30am to 3:45pm and will take place at Bolney Community Centre, 31 Bolney St, London, SW8 1EZ. It is a Guild event being organised by Region 1, Region 1 Coordinator.

 Morning Speaker: Julia Gahagan

Julia has been quilting for over 20 years. Although she works full-time she finds time to quilt. She particularly enjoys making miniature and country style quilts. She belongs to the Stitch Witches group along with Kate Dowty, Terry Donaldson, Lois Bellew and Maryel Cowell.  Julia has responded to the Stitch Witches yearly challenges by producing more contemporary work based on architecture and history.

Afternoon Speaker: Helen Howes
Helen makes Textile and Mixed Media artworks. She has always worked with cloth. Helen doesn’t remember learning to stitch. She worked for many years as a Kite Maker but now works more widely in textiles and mixed media. She is a member of SAQA and is the Quilters’ Guild’s co-ordinator for the recently formed Modern Quilts Group. Helen is also a member of the Contemporary Quilt Group and the Embroiderers’ Guild.

Oakshott Fabrics – stall selling Oakshott’s beautiful fabrics.

Wear your name badge and you will receive a raffle ticket for the prize draw later in the day.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day. There will be a charge of £1 for unlimited tea or coffee. Please bring your own lunch.

Show and Tell – Please bring your quilts to show to an appreciative audience.