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A Library of Moments

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Starts 22 Feb Ends 2 Apr 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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March

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The Hop Project

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Starts 10:20 7 Feb Ends 21:00 19 Mar The Courtyard Centre for the Arts, Edgar Street, Hereford.
Organiser Forst Quilters and Crystal Quilters Contact or 07769 530557 or http://www.thehopproject.co.uk

Mon - Sat only. 28th March - 29thApril  it moves to Ross on Wye Library, Cantilupe Road, Ross on Wye,… (read more)

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Sit & Sew Coffee Evening (Essex) - 2nd March 2016

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Starts 10:00 2 Mar Ends 12:00 2 Mar West Maldon Community Centre, Sunbury Way, Maldon, Essex CM9 6YH
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950, email:

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

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Third meeting of the New Malden Quilters' Association aka The Foxy Quilters

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Starts 19:30 2 Mar Ends 22:00 2 Mar St John's Church Hall, Kingston Road New Malden KT3 3RX
Organiser Pauline Buchanan

Sara Cook will talk about Bojagi, a Korean form of Quilting. Koreans have an old tradition of using… (read more)

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New Quilting

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Starts 10:00 3 Mar Ends 17:00 23 Apr 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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REGIONAL DAY - BROCKENHURST

Members: £18.00 Non-members: £22.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 4 Mar Ends 17:00 4 Mar Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, SO42 7RY
Organiser Jenny Chalmers Contact

Morning Speaker  Kate Percival "The Accidental Quilter" Afternoon Speaker Jan Hassard "Colour and Illusion"… (read more)

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A day with Brenda Weavers

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Starts 10:00 4 Mar Ends 16:00 4 Mar Christchurch 2 Benstead, Orton Goldhay, Peterborough. PE2 5JJ
Organiser Brenda Weavers Contact

Spend an interesting day with Brenda,  have fun and sew. Catering and Raffle. Cost £10 members and… (read more)

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March 2017 Regional Day

Members: £8.00 Non-members: £12.00 Find out more

Starts 10:30 4 Mar Ends 16:00 4 Mar St Mary's Church Centre, Nether Stowey, Bridgewater, Somerset TA5 1LJ
Organiser Region 5 Contact Karen Phimister 07967 858135. email

Up to 10th February non members can buy an early bird ticket for £12 and members for £8.  After that… (read more)

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Stash Sale

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Starts 10:30 4 Mar Ends 14:00 4 Mar Littlebourne War Memorial Hall 58 High Street Littlebourne Nr. Canterbury CT3 1ST
Organiser Mary Cunningsworth Contact Tel. 01227453460 email

Entry £1 for Guild Members  Cost £1.50 for Non Members Pay at the door Tables £7.50 plus raffle… (read more)

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Quilting Bee

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Starts 10:30 4 Mar Ends 16:30 4 Mar Llandybie Memorial Hall, Woodfield Road, Llandybie, Ammanford SA18 3UR
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gill Lougher 01550 777523 or Kathryn Bransom 01873 850167

Elizabeth Hardcastle will show us her family quilts, followed by a Show and Tell of members' quilts,… (read more)

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REGIONAL DAY - WORKSHOP - BROCKENHURST

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

Starts 10:00 5 Mar Ends 17:00 5 Mar Brockenhurst Village Hall, Highwood Road, SO42 7RY
Organiser Jenny Chalmers Contact 01329 231790

Jan Hassard Strips Galore This interesting  technique with strata strips makes exciting colourful quilts… (read more)

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London Calling

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Starts 6 Mar Ends 15 Apr 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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Sit and Sew Day II

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Starts 10:00 7 Mar Ends 15:00 7 Mar ‘Can Y Gwynt’, Abbey Road, Pontrhydfendigaid SY 25 6EP
Organiser Joan Weston Contact phone 01974 831817 or email:

Come and join us to make Christmas decorations (yes we know it’s March!) for the Quilters Guild Tombola… (read more)

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Sit & Sew Coffee Evening (Suffolk) - 8th March 2017

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Starts 10:30 8 Mar Ends 13:00 8 Mar The Cosy Cabin, The Risby Barns, South Street, Risby, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP28 6QU
Organiser Region 8 & The Cosy Cabin Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

The Cosy Cabin are hosting this coffee morning. Bring some handwork and an item for show and tell if… (read more)

8th

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5VQ meeting. Talk by Kate Percival

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Starts 19:30 8 Mar Ends 21:30 8 Mar Mortimer Rooms, Old Market, Nailsworth GL6 0DU
Organiser Five Valley Quilters Contact Debbie Lucas 07850 943696 or .

This meeting by Five Valley Quilters is open to non members of the group.  They pay £5. The talk … (read more)

8th

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Twiddling and Fiddling with Texture - Jennie Rayment

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Starts 19:30 8 Mar Ends 21:30 8 Mar Supper Room, Coronation Hall, County Square, Ulverston LA12 7LZ
Organiser Furness Shoreline Quilters Contact Wendy Bland 01539558392 ()

Furness Shoreline Quilters present a Lecture by Jennie Rayment All Welcome Admission £5 includes raffle… (read more)

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Associated Regional Day Workshop - Alicia Merrett

Members: £26.00 Non-members: £40.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 10 Mar Ends 16:00 10 Mar Southwick Community Centre, Deal Room 24 Southwick Street Southwick West Sussex BN42 4TE
Organiser Margaret Holden Contact 01273 454971

Alicia Merrett - Contemporary Improvisational Blocks. - sewing machines will be required- we have 4… (read more)

11th

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Quilty Pleasures

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Starts 09:10 11 Mar Ends 17:20 11 Mar THE WILSON Cheltenham Art Gallery & Museum Clarence Street Cheltenham GL50 3JT
Organiser Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum Contact Tel: 01242 237431

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Chichester Regional Day

Members: £18.00 Non-members: £27.00 Find out more

Starts 09:40 11 Mar Ends 16:10 11 Mar Chichester College, Westgate Fields, Chichester PO19 1SB
Organiser Margaret Holden Contact Margaret Tel 01273 454971

Guest Speakers:  Alicia Merrett 'Visual Music- My Journey as a Quilter’   Susan Briscoe 'My Japanese… (read more)

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Regional Day for Region 13 Spring 2017

Members: £8.00 Non-members: £16.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 11 Mar Ends 16:00 11 Mar Acton Bridge Parish Rooms Hill Top Road Acton Bridge Northwich, Cheshire CW8 3RA
Organiser Judith Davy

NOTE CHANGE OF SATURDAY VENUE DUE TO STORM DAMAGE Morning: Bethan Hughes "The language, culture and… (read more)

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Stitching getaway

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Starts 10:00 11 Mar Ends 16:00 12 Mar Tortworth Court Hotel, Tortworth, Wotton-under-Edge, South Gloucestershire, England, GL12 8HH
Organiser Just Hands TV Contact Steve Barton. Email: . Phone: 0790 191 7992

The March Retreat is a residential package, that includes 2 days sewing plus dinner, bed and breakfast… (read more)

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Region 6 Berkshire Regional Day

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Starts 10:00 11 Mar Ends 16:00 11 Mar Charvil Village Hall
Organiser Henriette Kerr Contact 01993 200 974

Morning session Play with Feathers - A workshop with Annelize Littlefair Learn how to draw and design… (read more)

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Powys Area Day

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Starts 10:30 11 Mar Ends 16:00 11 Mar The Minerva Arts Centre, Llanidloes Powys SY18 6BY
Organiser Region 12 Contact Gwyneth Rose 01597 811371

Come and join us for a great day with plenty of quilts to see. Our speaker will be Doreen Gough with… (read more)

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Regional Workshop Spring 2017

Members: £30.00 Non-members: £60.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 12 Mar Ends 16:00 12 Mar Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham, Cheshire, WA6 7QN
Organiser Gwenfai Rees Griffiths Contact e:

Workshop:  Bondaweb Birchwood with Angie Hughes  Inspired by woodland painting of Klimt and the beautiful… (read more)

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Associated Regional Day Workshop - Susan Briscoe

Members: £26.00 Non-members: £40.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 12 Mar Ends 16:00 12 Mar Southwick Community Centre, Deal Room 24 Southwick Street Southwick West Sussex BN42 4TE
Organiser Margaret Holden Contact 01273 454971

Susan Briscoe  -  Japanese Circles and Squares Sewing machines will be required - we have 4 that may… (read more)

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Young Quilters' workshop

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Starts 10:30 12 Mar Ends 13:30 12 Mar
Organiser Helen Lloyd

Hi everyone The next Workshop will be at Frodsham Community Centre on Sunday 12th March 2017, 10.30am… (read more)

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Sewing for Pleasure

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Starts 10:00 16 Mar Ends 17:00 19 Mar NEC Birmingham
Organiser ICHF Event

see web site for details: sewingshow.co.uk (read more)

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Nuno Felting Workshop with Pat Johnston

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 18 Mar 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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Regional day 18 March 2017

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 18 Mar Stannington Village Hall, Stannington, Northumberland, NE61 6EL
Organiser Region 15E

Members £8       Non-Members £12  Speakers for our next regional day are Pat Ashton-Smith: … (read more)

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R7 Spring Regional Day

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 18 Mar Eaton Bray Village Hall, Church Lane, Dunstable, LU6 2DJ
Organiser Kim Fitzgerald Contact 01234 347094

Speakers Joan Fisher of Tentmakers of Cairo and Ferrett. Raffle, show and tell and bring and buy. Traders… (read more)

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North Somerset Quilters first exhibition

£2.00 Find out more

Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 14:00 19 Mar WI Hall, Station Road, Backwell BS48 3QW
Organiser North Somerset Quilters Contact Karen Llewellyn-Parsons. email:

North Somerset Quilters are holding their first ever exhibition and will be opened by Jan Hassard. Opening… (read more)

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Leicester Quilters Exhibition of Work

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 19 Mar Knighton Victoria Bowling Club, Church Lane, Leicester LE2 3WG
Organiser Region 10 Contact Contact Roxanna Pallatt on 07891056908

Admission £3.  Refreshments, free parking and disabled access.  For more information visit http://leicestershirequilters.weebly.com/ (read more)

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Young Quilters Workshop @ Regional Day (Suffolk) - 18 March 2017

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 12:00 18 Mar Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge, IP12 4PB
Organiser Region 8 Contact Jane Rogers 01284 7673 email:

Please see the event Booking Form for more details. To  save time on the day, please download and complete… (read more)

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International Quilting Day. Sit & Sew Day

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 18 Mar Easton on the Hill Village Hall, New Road, Easton on the Hill, Stamford PE9 3NN
Organiser Pat Lowe for the Traditional Quilt Group Contact Contact Pat Lowe if you need further information and to book your place beforehand. Tel: 01780 763525 Mob: 07930 917343 e-mail:

International Quilting Day, Saturday 18 March 2017. Come along and enjoy another great day of sewing… (read more)

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Regional Day (Suffolk) - 18th March 2017

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 18 Mar Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge, IP12 4PB
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian

Speakers:  Gillian Travis "Seeking Inspiration"  Margie Jenkins " An Ordinary Quilter" More details… (read more)

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Mimram Quilters presents its '12th Patchwork & Quilting Exhibition' - 18th & 19th March 2017

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 19 Mar Welwyn Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Old Welwyn, Herts AL6 9ER
Organiser Mimram Quilters Contact http://www.mimramquilters.org.uk

See flyer for details. (read more)

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Mimram Quilters 12th Patchwork and Quilting Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 18 Mar Ends 16:00 19 Mar Welwyn Civic Centre, Prospect Place, Old Welwyn, AL6 9ER
Organiser Michele Clarke Contact 01462 790577 ()

Open Saturday 18th March (10-5) and  Sunday 19th March (10-4) Exhibition of quilts and wall hangings,… (read more)

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Patchwork Parade's 5th Annual Patchwork, Quilting and Craft fair

£3.00 Find out more

Starts 10:30 18 Mar Ends 15:30 18 Mar Queen Elizabeth Hall, West Street, Oldham OL1 1NL
Organiser Phil Langford Contact t: 0161 633 5900 e:

Patchwork Parade present their 5th Annual Patchwork, Quilting and Craft fair on SaturdayMarch 18th 2017… (read more)

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Ukiyo-e Inspired Lino Printing Workshop

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Starts 10:00 19 Mar Ends 16:00 19 Mar Stannington Village Hall, Stannington, Northumberland, NE61 6EL
Organiser Region 15E Contact Ann Diggory ()

Facilitator:  Katie Chaplin Inspired by Japanese woodblock prints, design and carve your own block… (read more)

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Regional Workshop (Suffolk) - Gillian Travis, 19th March 2017

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Starts 10:00 19 Mar Ends 16:00 19 Mar Martlesham Community Hall, Felixstowe Road, Martlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4PB
Organiser Region 8 Contact Helen Vivian 01621 784950, email:

Please refer to the booking form. (read more)

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Boromono Fabric Sampler Workshop with Katie Chaplin

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Starts 10:00 20 Mar Ends 16:00 20 Mar Stannington Village Hall, Stannington, Northumberland, NE61 6EL
Organiser Region 15E Contact Ann Diggory ()

Members:  £25     Non-Members £37.50 Materials Provided (Cost £10) 'Boromono' means 'rag things'… (read more)

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What A Lot Of Quilts - a talk by Helen Howes

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Starts 10:00 21 Mar Ends 12:00 21 Mar Conoco Room, Louth Library, Northgate, Louth LN11 0LY
Organiser Lindsey Patchworkers Contact Contact Enid tel: 01790755606 mob: or Sandra tel: 01507 608576 mob:

Helen's work featuring trees and many other pieces and techniques is well known.  Her talk is with… (read more)

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Doughty's Roadshow

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Starts 10:00 22 Mar Ends 14:00 22 Mar Albury Village Hall , The Street, Albury, Guildford GU5 9AD
Organiser Janet Hall Contact

20 tables of materials and notions all you need for your projects before Sandown and plenty of time… (read more)

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Textile Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 17:00 23 Apr 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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Quilts, Fabric and Book Sale - 25th March 2017

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 16:00 25 Mar Swiss Cottage Central Library, 88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA
Organiser Region 1 Contact http://www.londonquilters.org.uk

Quilts, Fabric and Book Sale at Swiss Cottage Central Library on Saturday 25th March 2017, from 10am… (read more)

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Thread - Celebrating Creativity in Historic and Contemporary Quilts

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 17:00 4 Jun 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)

25th

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Catherine Brierley - 'From Ideas and Influences to lots of Quilts'

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 15:30 25 Mar Braithwaite Village Hall, Keswick SAT NAV: CA12 5RW
Organiser Region 15W - Regional Day Contact Carolyn Madden 01900 827842 ()

There are also two mini workshops on the day Susan Dixon's Heart Needle Case Debbie Woolley's Sewing… (read more)

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Daughters of the Dump Quilters & Friends' Spring Handmade & Craft Fair - 25th March 2017

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 15:00 25 Mar Linford Methodist Church, East Tilbury Road, Linford, SS17 0QH
Organiser Daughters of the Dump Quilters Contact Daughters of the Dump Quilters

Pottery, Cards, Cakes, Wood Turning, Painting, Jewelrey, Plaque Signs, Wax Melts, Felting, Baby Shoes,… (read more)

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Anglia Textile Works Exhibition

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 17:00 23 Apr 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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Sea, Sand and Stitch - A workshop with Edwina Mackinnon

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Starts 10:00 25 Mar Ends 16:00 26 Mar Osmington Village Hall, Shortlake Lane, Osmington, nr Weymouth, Dorest DT3 6EG
Organiser The Quilters' Guild Contact Mrs. Maureen Rhodes, 5 Old Vicarage Close, Charminster, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 9TN

Sea, Sand and Stitch taught by Edwina Mackinnon This is organised as two, one day workshops.  The first… (read more)

25th

Other quilting event

Stalybridge Patchwork & Quilting Group 8th Biennial Exhibition

£2.00 Find out more

Starts 11:00 25 Mar Ends 16:00 25 Mar St Paul’s Church, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, Cheshire SK15 2PT
Organiser Anne Gosling Contact t: 01457 765493 e:

Refreshments available, Free Parking Traders: Patchwork Gallery & Patchwork Parade (read more)

25th

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Huge Fabric Sale

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Starts 11:00 25 Mar Ends 16:00 25 Mar Swiss Cottage Library, 88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA
Organiser London Quilters

Stupendous shopping opportunity! Tricia Revest, a long-standing member of the Quilters’ Guild and… (read more)

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Stitched Voices - Lleisiau wedi eu Pwytho

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Starts 18:00 25 Mar Ends 17:00 13 May 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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Catherine Brierley - 'Tiny Shapes and Wayward Pieces'

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Starts 10:00 26 Mar Ends 16:00 26 Mar Just Sew, Poets Walk, Penrith SAT NAV CA11 7HJ
Organiser Region 15W - Workshop Contact Carolyn Madden 01900 827842 ()

Please see Hill and Valley for requirements for the day Please note Workshop MUST be pre-booked QGBI… (read more)

27th

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Bryan Taphouse talk

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Starts 27 Mar Ends 27 Mar Worcester
Organiser Three Pears Quilters Contact Helen Milo 01905 426112

Unfortunately due to illness this talk has had to be cancelled. Future booking will be notified later (read more)

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20th

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Textiles in Transition

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Starts 09:30 27 Mar Ends 16:30 20 Apr 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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Patchwork, Pattern and Print Exhibition

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Starts 09:00 30 Mar Ends 17:00 30 Apr 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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2nd

Guild event

Quilters' Guild Conference & AGM

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Starts 09:30 31 Mar Ends 13:00 2 Apr 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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2nd

Guild event

Guild AGM

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

More details to follow (read more)