Calendar of Events

2024 Events
24 Jan – Show and Tell – bring one item you’re proud of + embroidery
17 Feb – Destash, URC – 10am-12.30pm
28 Feb – Talk by Jane Roebuck & Barbara Parker – their Autumn Exhibition
8 Mar   – Bag workshop
27 Mar – Guest speaker – Lara Sparks
24 Apr – AGM
22 May – Guest speaker – Jan Hassard
14 Jun – Double workshop – Birds & Folding Basket
26 Jun – TBC
24 Jul – Guest speaker – Trish Grammer
25 Jul – Trish Grammer workshop
28 Aug – Guest speaker – Jackie Dimmock
7 Sept – Destash, URC – 10am-12.30pm
25 Sept – Guest speaker – Kate Findlay
26 Sept – Kate Findlay workshop
23 Oct – Bourne Quilters Show and Tell
25 Oct – Christmas or Birthday banner workshop
4 Dec – Christmas get together + Festive sewing project

2024 Dates for your diary
14 Jan – Farnham Maltings Quilt Fair – 9am-4pm
25-27 Jan – Ardingly Quilt show
2 Mar – Doughtys – Emsworth Community Centre 10.30-14.30
14-16 Jun – Kempton Park Quilt Show (replaces Sandown)
1-4 Aug – Festival of Quilts – NEC
28 Oct – Doughtys – Bedhampton 10.30-14.30 – CANCELLED

2023 Events
25 Jan – Sewing project with Patricia
22 Feb – Lynn Onions – Guest speaker + Jolly Stitcher shop
22 Mar – Social Sewing
3 Apr – Lynn Onions workshop
26 Apr – AGM + coronation sewing project
27 May – Charity day (note: change of day from 20th)
24 May – Embroidery evening
28 Jun – Have a Go Night
26 Jul – Wendy Dolan – Guest speaker
27 Jul – Wendy Dolan workshop
14 Aug – Lynn Onions workshop – part 1
23 Aug – Sewing evening
4 Sept – Lynn Onions workshop – part 2
27 Sept – Harriet Riddell – Guest speaker
25 Oct – Mini Sewing project with Alyson
8 Nov – Morning workshop – Christmas Crackers with Alyson
22 Nov – Christmas get together + Festive sewing project

2023 Dates for your diary
15 Jan – Farnham Maltings Quilt Fair – 9am-4pm
26-28 Jan – Ardingly Quilt show
4 Mar – Doughtys – Emsworth Community Centre 10.30-14.30
22-24 Jun – National Quilt Championships – Sandown
3-6 Aug – Festival of Quilts – NEC
28 Oct – Doughtys – Bedhampton 10.30-14.30
1-21 Nov – Jane & Barbara’s exhibition at Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

2022 Events
14 Jan Trip to HISC to view centenary flags with afternoon tea
26 Jan Quiz + own sewing project
23 Feb Jo Watts, Sew Creative – Guest speaker
19 Mar Charity day POSTPONED to April
23 Mar Ping & Lily – Guest speakers
20 Apr Jubilee Quilt (charity day)
27 Apr  AGM + sewing evening
30 Apr Trip to Sandown CANCELLED
7-8 May Arts Trail – Sunnyside hall, Webb Lane
25 May Dawn Cameron-Dick – Guest speaker
26 May Dawn Cameron-Dick workshop
22 June Have a Go night
27 July Sewing & Social night
1 Aug Portrait workshop with Jane & Barbara
17 Aug Joy Salvage – Guest speaker
18 Aug Joy Salvage workshop
28 Sept Kate L’Amie – Guest speaker
24 Oct Flower workshop with Alyson
26 Oct Meon Valley Quilters show and tell
30 Nov Christmas get together & sewing project with Alyson

2022 Dates for your diary
27-29 Jan Ardingly Quilt Show
5 Mar Doughtys – Emsworth 10.30am – 2.30pm
28-30 Apr – National Quilt Championship Sandown
30 Apr – Meon Valley Quilters Exhibition, Rookesbury Park
23-24 July – Bourne Quilters Quilt Show – Emsworth Community Centre
18-21 Aug – Festival of Quilts – NEC
8 Oct Doughtys – Bedhampton
14-15 Oct – Chichester Quilters Quilt Show – The Assembly Rooms

2021 Events (Restarting in August)
20 Aug   Cream Tea & Stash sale in memory of Marion Weaver
22 Sept   Song Challenge & Lockdown Show and Tell + Pam Kelson shop
27 Oct    Jenny Barlow – Guest speaker
1st Dec   Christmas sewing – felt Christmas lights bunting with Patricia


2020 Events (Full programme cancelled due to Coronavirus)
22 Jan Sewing project with Colleen Walder
24 Jan Trip to Spring Quilt Festival, Ardingly
26 Feb Sewing project with Lou Starr
25 Mar Ping & Lily – Guest speakers – CANCELLED
16 Apr  Charity day – CANCELLED as a group meeting – see email and complete your hedgehog block at home
22 Apr AGM + Amish talk (Jane Roebuck + Carol Donaldson) – CANCELLED

2020 Dates for you Diary
12 Jan Farnham Maltings fabric sale
24-26 Jan Spring Quilt Festival, Ardingly
7 Mar Doughtys, Emsworth
7 Mar Guild day

2019 Events
23rd Jan   New Year with Colleen Walder
27th Feb   Jill Rose Brennan – Guest speaker
9th Mar     Charity day
27th Mar    Sewing evening (bring your own project)
24th Apr   AGM + Deborah O’Hare Guest speaker
25th Apr    Deborah O’Hare workshop
22nd May  Chichester Quilters Show & Tell + Pam Kelson shop
22nd Jun   Trip to National Quilt Championship Sandown
26th Jun   Have a Go night
24th Jul   Kate Findlay – Guest speaker
15th Aug   Trip to Kaffe Fassett exhibition in Bath
25th Sept   Lewis & Irene Fabrics – Guest speaker
23rd Oct   Anne Griffiths – Guest speaker
24th Oct   Anne Griffiths workshop
23rd Nov  Anne Hellyer workshop
27th Nov   Ros Liddington – Guest speaker

2019 Dates for your Diary
13th Jan  One day fabric sale – Farnham Maltings 10am – 4pm
9th Mar   Doughtys – Emsworth – 10.30am – 2.30pm
25-27th Jan  Spring Quilt Festival – Ardingly 10am – 4.30pm
21-23rd June Sandown Quilt Championships
10-13th Oct Knitting & Stitching Show – Alexandra Palace
12th Oct Doughtys – Bedhampton 10.30am – 2.30pm
18-20th Oct Malvern Autumn Quilt Show

2018 Events
24th Jan   A little bit of Lou – bag project with Lou Starr
28th Feb   Catherine Lawes – Guest speaker
1st Mar      Catherine Lawes workshop
17th Mar    Charity Day
28th Mar    Wittering Quilt group ‘show & tell’ + Bring your own sewing project + Pam                              Kelson shop
25th Apr    AGM (earlier start time of 6.30pm) + Quantum Quilting – Guest speaker
12th-13th May May Day Arts Trail
23rd May   Gail Lawther – Guest speaker
27th Jun     Have a Go evening
23rd Jun     Trip to National Quilt Championships Sandown
25th Jul      Ros Liddington – Guest speaker
2nd Aug     Sociable sewing
26th Sept   Kathleen Sage – Guest speaker
27th Sept   Kathleen Sage workshop
24th Oct    Contemporary suitcase from Quilter’s Guild
28th Nov   Project with Lou Starr + Pam Kelson shop

2018 Dates for your Diary
14th Jan           One day only fabric sale at Farnham Maltings 10am – 4pm
26th-28th Jan  Ardingly Spring Quilt Show 10am – 4pm
10th Mar          Doughty’s – Emsworth 10.30am – 2.30pm (note change of time –                                           Doughty’s original notice for the roadshow was incorrect)
22nd-24th Jun Sandown National Quilts Show
9th-12th Aug   NEC Festival of Quilts
11th-14th Oct  Knitting & Stitching Show – Alexandra Palace
13th Oct           Doughty’s – Bedhampton 10.30am – 2.30pm

2017 Events
25th Jan    A little bit of Lou
22nd Feb   Hilary Richardson – Guest speaker
18th Mar    Charity sewing day
22nd Mar    Sarah Bacon – Guest speaker
26th Apr     AGM + Pam Kelson shop
13th/14th   May Day Arts Trail
24th May   Wendy Gardiner + Sandra Sherwood – Guest speakers
24th Jun    Trip to National Quilt Championships Sandown
28th Jun     Tanya Bashford (Little House of Patchwork) – Guest speaker
26th Jul     ‘Have a Go’ night
3rd Aug      Trip to Andover
18th Aug    Days4Girls charity day
27th Sept   Members evening – make a block for 70273 project (click here for more info)
25th Oct    Anne Hellyer – Guest speaker
22nd Nov   Christmas project with Colleen Walder

2017 Dates for your Diary
15th Jan              One day only fabric sale – Farnham Maltings
27th-29th Jan  Ardingly Spring Quilt Show 10am – 4pm
11th Mar             Doughty’s Emsworth 10.30am – 6.30pm  (note extended time!)
11th Mar             Regional Day (Quilters Guild) – Chichester
23rd-25th Jun   National Quilts Show – Sandown
1st-16th July     Romsey Quilt Show
10th-13th Aug   Festival of Quilts – NEC
11th-15th Oct   Knitting & Stitching Show – Alexandra Palace
14th Oct              Doughty’s Bedhampton 10.30am – 2.30pm

2016 Events 
25th May   Jennifer Barlow – Guest speaker
18th Jun    Trip to National Quilt Championship Sandown
29th Jun    ‘Have a go Jo’
27th Jul     Gill Turley – Guest speaker
28th Jul     Gill Turley  Workshop – ‘Take ten shirts’
28th Sep    Lynn Onions – Guest  speaker
26th Oct    Ann Stonehouse – Guest speaker
11th Nov    Lynn Onions workshop – Cathedral Windows
23rd Nov    Christmas with Colleen + Pam Kelson shop

2016 Dates for your Diary
17-19th Jun      National Quilt Championships Sandown
11-14th Aug     Festival of Quilts NEC Birmingham
8th Oct             Knitting & Stitching Show Alexandra Palace
15th Oct           Doughty’s Bedhampton  10am – 2.30pm
21-23rd Oct     Malvern Autumn Quilt show – 3 Counties showground