Meetings - Workshops - Events

This page I will use for what to bring to the meetings, instructions etc. Once received,I will update this page.

 

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DUE TO CORONAVIRUS ALL SOLWAY QUILTERS MEETINGS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Stay safe and virus free. 

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Row by Row Challenge - please arrange with the persons to get your challenge back and hand yours on. You should now have your own challenge back. Now is the time to sew it together. 

 

TUESDAY 24/2/20 AFTERNOON MEETING 

This is a Work Day but those people who are doing Sue Grimes workshop Gear Bag this would be a chance to cut out the pieces ahead of the workshop. See below for requirements for the workshop 

 

SATURDAY 14/3/20 GEAR BAG 

Please bring 

  • 1 meter main fabric - using same fabric means that outer bag, zip binding, size bindings, and the visible side of all the inside pockets are the SAME fabric
  • but if you like variety and your pockets in different fabrics, cut no larger than 12" x 18" pieces for your pockets
  • 1/2 meter lining fabric for inside th zipped pockets
  • one 22" zip to compliment outer fabric
  • four 9" zip for the inner pockets (can be different colours)
  • thin wading 12" x 18"
  • iron on medium interfacing 1/2 meter x 90 cams wide
  • cutting board, ruler and cutter
  • paper and pins to label pieces
  • BRING YOUR LUNCH

 

 

TUESDAY 24/3 AFTERNOON MEETING - cancelled until further notice. 

Fabric Manipulation Demo by Maybelle

please bring

 

8" x 8" of plain or self-coloured fabric

2" x 2" of contrast fabric

Thread to match 8" square, sewing kit including tape measure or a smaller ruler.

This block is hand stitched and could be made for a pin cushion or inserted into larger block. 


 

 

 

 

SATURDAY 8TH FEBRUARY MEETINGS REQUIREMENTS

Please bring:

  • 'Row by Row' Challenge for the third swap
  • also bring your lunch. 

 Maybelle, Ena and Julia making gift items to sell at the exhibition

 

Enas Friendship bags

  • 2 contrasting fat quarters fabric (this will make several bags)
  • sewing machine with thread to match
  • usual sewing kit

Maybelles scissor/thimble keeper (choice of two sizes)

  • small size - 2x6” squares contrasting fabric (dont cut o size before)
  • 12” narrow ribbon to match
  • thread to match. Polyester is stronger for this project
  • scissors for card, glue stick if you have one
  • small scraps of thing wadding/bump
  • cereal box card
  • Usual sewing kit

Julias bookmarks

  • 3 x scraps of cotton fabric 3” square
  • 1 x fabric for backing 9” x 3”
  • 1 x thin piece wadding 9” x 3”
  • 1 x iron on medium interfacing 9” x 3”
  • ribbon 4” x 3/4” wide
  • sewing and quilting threads for hand/machine sewing to match and contrast with fabrics
  • usual sewing kit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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