Thursday, 7 February 2013


Poor Di has not only lost her computer, but also the contacts for the Round Robin!    So here is all the information you would have received personally.
A trip has been arranged to go to the Spring Quilt Show at Duxford on Sunday 10th March. Pick up points are in George Street, Lutterworth 9am, White Lion, North Kilworth 9.10am, Market Harborough bus station 9.30am & Church View Road, Desborough 9.45am. We will leave Duxford at 4pm. Advance tickets are available at £6 for adults & £5 for seniors plus £12 for the coach & driver’s tip. Men are welcome to join us – maybe to visit the Imperial War Museum at Duxford – pay £14 on arrival for this option. If you’d like to come please give Ruth a ring by Monday 18th February- 01858 525346  Please bring cash or cheque to the 21st February meeting.

CHARITY For those who do not already know another way we support charity is to collect fabric scraps, threads & wadding at home then leave the bags of it just inside the main door & they are whisked away as if by magic by member Chris. She works in the Leukaemia Research shop in Lutterworth where our “rubbish” is turned into cash to support this very worthwhile charity – they have raised thousands of pounds this way so please keeps your scraps rather than them ending up in landfill sites.
Also, the table with the plastic box full of rummage is the box of delights donated to Project Linus, which aren't suitable for making children's quilts.  Please take anything out of the box (one man's trash is another man's treasure!) and leave a donation on the saucer.  the money will be used for buying wadding for this worthy cause.
Walcote hall is booked for Saturday 9th March & you are invited to come along for all or some of the day to sew with your Piecemaker friends.
Lynda has lots of Linus quilts which need layering, quilting & binding – can you help? Just bring yourself, a sewing machine and/or a hand sewing kit & lend a hand for charity.
The tombola at Festival of Quilts this year is for book wraps/covers. Sarah has already shown some examples which can use up orphan blocks, stash fabrics & embellishments. She will bring patterns, fabrics & embellishments to give us a head start. We just ask that one book wrap is donated to the tombola with any more made to keep or give away as you like. Again bring a machine &/or a hand sewing kit plus any materials you have.
Drinks & biscuits are available all day, so just bring a packed lunch if you plan to stay all day. What a lovely way of spending your day & it’s FREE!

 Finally, do you recognise the quilt above?  I was surprised to find it hanging in the coffee area of Saint Mary's church in Lutterworth.  Apparently it's very much admired by visitors (although some of the church members were unhappy about the autumn trees with ghosts and witches on them! You can never please everyone!)   Can you spot your tree?

1 comment:

Sew Create It - Jane said...

Yep...sure do recognize my block. How nice for that quilt to be out there for it to be enjoyed!