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Thread - Celebrating Creativity in Historic and Contemporary Quilts

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 4 Jun 2017 Torre Abbey Historic House and Gardens, Torquay (next to the Riviera Centre).
Organiser The Quilters' Guild Contact http://www.torre-abbey.org.uk

There will be an exhibition of the Guild's Collection at Torre Abbey, organised by The Quilters' Guild… (read more)

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Stitched Voices - Lleisiau wedi eu Pwytho

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Starts 18:00 25 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 13 May 2017 Gallery 1 Aberystwyth Arts Center - Canolfan y Celfyddydau
Organiser Aberystwyth Arts Center - Canolfan y Celfyddydau Contact http://cain.ulster.ac.uk/conflicttextiles/search-quilts/fullevent/?id=157"

Crafted, powerful, vocal – Stitched Voices, launching on 25 March, is a new and exclusive exhibition… (read more)

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A Library of Moments

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Starts 22 Feb 2017 Ends 2 Apr 2017 Stockport War Memorial Art Gallery, Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK3 8AB
Contact http://www.ariellagreen.com

Ariella Green - A Library Of Moments - Textile Collages Tues-Fri: 1pm - 5pm Sat: 10am - 5pm Sun: 11am… (read more)

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Quilters' Guild Conference & AGM

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Starts 09:30 31 Mar 2017 Ends 13:00 2 Apr 2017 The Riviera International Centre, Chestnut Avenue, Torquay, Devon TQ2 5LZ
Organiser The Quilters' Guild Contact St. Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green, York YO1 7PE

Put these dates in your diary and book now to visit the English Riviera for the annual Quilters' Guild… (read more)

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Guild AGM

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Starts 10:00 31 Mar 2017 Ends 16:30 2 Apr 2017 Torquay, Devon
Organiser Quilter's Guild of the British Isles

More details to follow (read more)

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London Calling

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Starts 6 Mar 2017 Ends 15 Apr 2017 Swiss Cottage Gallery, 88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA
Organiser London Quilters Contact

An exhibition of quilts by members of London Quilters Admission free Mon-Thurs 10.00 - 20.00 Fri-Sat… (read more)

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Textiles in Transition

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Starts 09:30 27 Mar 2017 Ends 16:30 20 Apr 2017 Y Senedd (The Assembly Rooms) Cardiff CF10 4PZ
Organiser Dorothy Russell Contact 01248 716316

'Textiles in Transition'- Dorothy Russell Sponsored by Rhun Ap Iorwerth AM 27 March - 20 April 2017… (read more)

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New Quilting

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Starts 10:00 3 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 23 Apr 2017 Rheged Centre, Redhills, Penrith SAT NAV: CA11 0DQ
Organiser Rheged Centre Contact http://www.rheged.com

This new exhibition will challenge perceptions of quilt making. Quilts by national and cumbrian makers.… (read more)

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Textile Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 23 Apr 2017 Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stratford Road, Stroud, Glos GL5 4AF
Organiser Anglia Textile Works Contact Sara Impey email

Anglia Textile Works is celebrating its 20th birthday with this exhibition at The Museum in the Park.… (read more)

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Anglia Textile Works Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 23 Apr 2017 Museum in the Park, Stroud, GL5 4 SF
Organiser Anglia Textiles Works Contact

March - Tues - Fri 10am - 4pm April -  Tues - Fri 10am - 5pm Closed Good Friday (read more)

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Patchwork, Pattern and Print Exhibition

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Starts 09:00 30 Mar 2017 Ends 17:00 30 Apr 2017 The Garden Rooms at Tennants Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 5SG
Organiser The Garden Rooms Contact

The Garden Rooms are delighted to announce an exhibition of heritage quilts in collaboration with The… (read more)

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East Cheshire and South Manchester Area Day Spring 2017

Members: £6.00 Non-members: £12.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 1 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 1 Apr 2017 Marthall Village Hall, Sandlebridge Lane, Nr Knutsford, Cheshire WA16 7SB
Organiser Carol Fieldhouse Contact e:

Speaker: Tracy Fox "How Did I Get Here?"  My creative journey so far. Afternoon workshop: Printing… (read more)

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Sewing Day for resettled Syrian Children

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Starts 10:00 1 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 1 Apr 2017 Holy Trinity Church, Long Itchigton, CV47 9PJ
Organiser Kathy Wilson Contact

Come and join us to have fun making quilts to be distributed by Coventry Refugee and Migrant Centre.… (read more)

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Workshop with Lynne Edwards MBE featuring the Nova Scotia Star

Members: £25.00 Non-members: £37.50 Find out more

Starts 10:00 2 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 2 Apr 2017 Albury Village Hall, The Street, Albury, Guildford GU5 9AD
Organiser Janet Hall Contact 01483 572720

Places are limited, tickets available from Janet Hall. There is parking and disabled access. Refreshments… (read more)

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Waltham Patchwork Friends present "Quilts In The Church" - 7th & 8th April 2017

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Starts 10:00 7 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 8 Apr 2017 United Reformed Church, Main Street, Little Waltham, CM3 3NT.
Organiser Waltham Patchwork Friends Contact Penny Hankey,

Friday, 7th April and Saturday, 8th April 2017  10.00am - 4.00pm  Admission £2 Quilts, sales table,… (read more)

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British Quilt and Stitch Village

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Starts 10:00 7 Apr 2017 Ends 17:00 9 Apr 2017 Uttoxeter Race Course, Staffordshire, ST14 8BD

Join us for a weekend packed full of traders, workshops, competition & exhibition quilts! Friday… (read more)

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Get Creative with London Quilters

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Starts 14:00 7 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 7 Apr 2017 Swiss Cottage Library, 88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA

Get Creative is a weekend of celebration of 50 years of local radio in England focusing on crafts. … (read more)

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Shipton Quilters 13th quilt show

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Apr 2017 Rendcomb College, Cirencester GL7 7HA
Organiser Shipton Quilters Contact email:

Shipton Quilters show will again be held at Rendcombe College near Cirencester.  Opening times are… (read more)

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North Lancashire Area Day Spring 2017

Members: £6.00 Non-members: £12.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 8 Apr 2017 Brindle Community Hall, Water Street, Brindle, Lancashire, PR6 8NH
Organiser Lis Binns Contact e: t: 07986 996090

Speaker: Tracy Fox "How Did I Get Here?"  My creative journey so far. Afternoon workshop: Printing… (read more)

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13th Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Apr 2017 Redcomb College, Redcomb, Cirencster GL7 7HA
Organiser Shipton Quilters Contact

Admission £4.00, under 16's free. Parking free. Quilt displays, demonstrations, traders and sales table.… (read more)

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Point to Point Patchwork & Quilting present the "100th Anniversary depicted in Stitch" exhibition - 29th March to 29th May 2017

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 17:00 29 May 2017 Chelmsford Museum Oaklands Park Moulsham Street Chelmsford CM2 9AQ
Organiser Point to Point Patchwork & Quilting Contact Margaret Shears, Point to Point Patchwork and Quilting

100TH ANNIVERSARY  DEPICTED IN STITCH The 100th anniversary for the men of the Essex Regiment who took… (read more)

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Lincolnshire Area Day with Jenny Rayment

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Apr 2017
Organiser Region 10 Contact Contact Christine:

There will be a workshop with Jenny Rayment on the Sunday.  Booking is essential. (read more)

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A day with Jacqui Harvey. Talk 'Old and New'. Workshop Redwork, Going Round in Circles April 2017

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 15:00 8 Apr 2017 Mundford Village Hall, StLeonards Street, Mundford IP36 5DW
Organiser Margaret Smith Contact

Meet renowned quilter Jacquie Harvey and enjoy her morning talk. Going Round in Circles. The afternoon… (read more)

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Textile Journeys 2016

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 8 Apr 2017 Mellor Parish Centre, Church Road, Mellor, Stockport, SK6 5LX
Organiser Megan Barley Contact e: t: 0161 427 4370)

An illustrated talk by Georgina Chapman plus three workshops to suit all tastes and abilities! As usual,… (read more)

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Malvern Quilters Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 9 Apr 2017 Colwall Village Hall, Mill Lane, Colwall, WR13 6EQ
Organiser Malvern Quilters Contact Ann 01684 893592 or wesite http://www.malvernquilters.co.uk

Admission £3.00. Refreshments Inc. light lunches, Tombola, Sales table, traders, Car Park, Disabled… (read more)

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LIESBETH WILLIAMS Exhibition of textile art and quilts

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Starts 11:00 8 Apr 2017 Ends 17:00 23 Apr 2017 Anglesey Open Studios, Rhos Uchaf, Llansadwrn LL59 5SR
Organiser Liesbeth Williams Contact

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Doughty's Roadshow

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Starts 10:30 9 Apr 2017 Ends 14:30 9 Apr 2017 Dunholme Village Hall, Honeyhole Lane, Dunholme LN2 3SU
Organiser Region 10 Contact Contact Christine:

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Young Quilters Day

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Starts 14:00 13 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 13 Apr 2017 The Model House Llantrisant CF72 8EB
Organiser Region 12 Contact Samantha Jones 07711184560

In this session we will be making Easter decorations, birds in particular. There will be a break for… (read more)

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The Garden, Sculpture & Quilting Easter Festival Weekend

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Starts 10:00 14 Apr 2017 Ends 17:00 17 Apr 2017 The University of Bristol Botanic Garden, Stoke Park Rd, Stoke Bishop. BS9 1JG
Organiser The University of Bristol Botanic Garden Contact Lynne Quinn Email: T. 0117 9663869

The exhibition features work from classes led by Lynn Quinn which were held at the Botanic Gardens Admission… (read more)

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Free Machine Embroidery with Alison Moger

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Starts 10:00 15 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 15 Apr 2017 Education Room at Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea. SA1 1SN.
Organiser Robi Thomas - Swansea Contact 07715711798 or e-mail;

All workshops will be held 10 til 4pm in the Education Room at Swansea Museum, Victoria Road, Swansea.… (read more)

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Garstang Patchwork & Quilters Biennial Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 21 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 23 Apr 2017 The Village Hall, Bilsborrow PR3 0RE (on the A6, north of Preston, Lancs)

Admittance: Adults £3, accompanied children under 16 years free. Venue has large free car park and… (read more)

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Stash Sale

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Starts 10:00 22 Apr 2017 Ends 13:00 22 Apr 2017 Polegate Community Centre, Windsor Way Polegate BN26 6QF
Organiser Deborah Harding Contact 01424845641

Another chance to release the cash in your stash , or to free up the spare room  for guests, you can… (read more)

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Crystal Quilters Show

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Starts 10:00 22 Apr 2017 Ends 16:30 22 Apr 2017 St. James Church Hall, Belfry Drive, Wollaston, DY8 3SE
Organiser Crystal Quilters Contact Judith Nex 01384 396425

Admission £3.00. Light refreshments, Sales table, Trade stall, Disabled Access and free parking (read more)

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Contemporary Quilt Annual Meeting 2017

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Starts 10:30 22 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 22 Apr 2017 Bolney Meadow Community Centre, 31 Bolney Street, Vauxhall, London.SW8 1EL
Organiser Ruth Axson

Join us at Bolney Meadow on Saturday 22nd April 2017 for a great day out with the opportunity to meet… (read more)

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Alison Moger Workshop

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Starts 10:00 26 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 26 Apr 2017 Ystradowen Village Hall CF71 7SY
Organiser Workshops at Cutting Edge Contact Monica Dennis -07811 159800

Alison will demonstrate free-stitching on the machine. The group will then work on their own designs… (read more)

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Sit & Sew Coffee Morning (Essex) - 28th April 2017

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2017 Ends 12:00 28 Apr 2017 Margaretting Village Hall, Wantz Road, CM4 0EP
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950,

Bring some handwork and an item for show and tell if you have one, exchange inspiration or just chat… (read more)

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Ystrad Mynach Quilters Biennial Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 28 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 1 May 2017 Llancaiach Fawr Manor House, Nelson, Mid-Glam CF46 6ER
Organiser Ystrad Mynach Quilters Contact Benjamin 02920 861783

Entry is £2 (read more)

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Time to Sew 2

Members: £155.00 Non-members: £175.00 Find out more

Starts 18:00 28 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 30 Apr 2017 Aylesford Priory, Aylesford Kent ME20 7BX
Organiser Beryl Connelly Contact 01474 834872 or

A sewing retreat – a chance to take time out from your busy life and spend two days sewing in the… (read more)

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Kilham Quilters Exhibition 2017

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 1 May 2017 All Saints' Church and Village Hall, Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG
Organiser Kilham Quilters

- Group challenge -  retailers -  tombola -  raffle for hand crafted quilt and other fantastic prizes… (read more)

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Doughty's Road Show April 2017

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 15:00 29 Apr 2017 Mundford Village Hall. St Leonard's St, Mundford IP26 5DW
Organiser Doughty's Road Show and Region 9 Contact

Come and enjoy a days shopping with friends. Lots of wonderful fabrics from Doughty's at great prices… (read more)

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A WORKSHOP WITH LINDA MILLER "PICTORIAL MACHINE EMBROIDERY"

Members: £30.00 Non-members: £40.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 29 Apr 2017 ST GEORGES CHURCH HALL, LOWER STREET, HARNHAM, SALISBURY, SP2 8JH
Organiser Linda Malcolm Contact

Bring along a drawing, picture or a photograph that inspires you and, by using a sumptuous array of… (read more)

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Regional Day

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 29 Apr 2017 Llandybie Public Memorial Hall, Woodfield Road, Llandybie SA18 3UR
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Clark 01685383690 or Kathryn Bransom 01873850167

Guest Speaker Sandie Lush. Sandie is a quiltmaker and designer with a special interest in hand-quilted… (read more)

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TEN PLUS @ SALFORD

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Starts 10:00 29 Apr 2017 Ends 16:30 5 Sep 2017 Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Peel Park, Salford. M5 4WU
Organiser Val Lewis Contact http://www.tenplustextiles.com

An exhibition of contemporary art textile by TEN PLUS TEXTILES (read more)

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Manchester Antique Textile Fair

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Starts 10:00 30 Apr 2017 Ends 16:30 30 Apr 2017 Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE

 The Textile Society’s Manchester Antique Textile Fair - Sunday 30th April 2017 A firm favourite… (read more)

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Derwent Patchworkers Quilting Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 30 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 1 May 2017 Allhallows Community Centre, Fletchertown SAT NAV CA7 1BS
Organiser Derwent Patchworkers Contact Jean Jayne 01697371424

Sales table, raffle, tombola, traders table Light lunches, snacks, home bakes - available all day Disabled… (read more)

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Workshop - Glorious Welsh Quilts

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Starts 10:00 30 Apr 2017 Ends 16:00 30 Apr 2017 Caerbryn Village Hall, Caerbryn Road, Caerbryn SA14 7PH
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Clark 01685383690 or Kathryn Bransom 01873850167

Glorious Welsh Quilts with Sandie Lush. Spend a day exploring Welsh quilting motifs. Use them to design… (read more)