Month Activity Description
 January 19th
 New Year Challenges and Charity Makes

S&T
 Charity Block, Challenge, Bunting Blocks, Tombola items.
Entry forms back by August 2016.
Booking starts for March Workshop.
Information on preparation work for fabric flowers.
February 16th
 Fabric Flowers

S&T
 Debbie will show us how to make beautiful fabric flowers.  (Preparation work required before meeting.)
 March 15th
Open Meeting

 Julia Gahagan gives a talk entitled "Miniature Quilts"
An Open Meeting  when visitors and friends are especially welcome, £4.00 entrance.  A raffle will be held during this meeting.
 Julia will give an inspiring talk on 150 miniature quilts.
Booking starts for June Workshop.

 March 19th
Saturday Workshop

 Sylvia Critcher
Quick Triangle Quilt Day
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Use up your stash or scraps to make this quick quilt top in a day.
15 places available.

 April 19th
 Linus Part 1, Quilt making for Premature Baby Units

S&T
 Work together in groups to make quilt tops.  If time allows, start to quilt and bind.
Deadline for coach trip final monies to be paid
.

 May 17th
 A.G.M. and "The Tradition Suitcase"
 After the A.G.M., Julia will reveal the hidden treasures of the suitcase for members to admire.......
Entry forms for Exhibition will be issued
.

 June 4th
Saturday Workshop

 Mary Gamester
Transfer Painting Workshop
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Mary will provide kits for the day included in the workshop price.  All other items required will be on a "bring list".
15 places available.

 June 21st
Open Meeting

 Patchwork Cabin Shop Visit
An Open Meeting  when visitors and friends are especially welcome, £4.00 entrance.  A raffle will be held during this meeting.
 Julia and Gwen will be bringing along goodies and talk to us about their block of the month projects.
Booking starts for September Workshop.

 July 19th
 Linus Part 2, Quilt making for Premature Baby Unit

S&T
 Work togethr in groups to quit and bind the quilt tops from Part 1 and complete some more tops if time allows.
Sign up to help at Exhibition.

 August 13th
Saturday Coach Trip

 Visit to the NEC,
The Festival of Quilts

The coach willl leave at 8 a.m. from the Church car park and will depart from the NEC at 5 p.m.
Final monies to be paid by April 2016 meeting.

 August 16th
 Tombola Make Evening

S&T
 Work in groups to make items for the tombola
 September 10th
 Saturday Sewing Day
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

An opportunity to come along and finish items for the exhibition.  Large tables will be available.
 September 20th
 Exhibition Preparation Evening -
The content of this meeting is being changed
 Collection of Blue Challenge and items made at the workshops with Sylvia Critcher and Mary Gamester
 October 7th
 Friday evening Exhibition Set Up

CANCELLED
 
 Saturday October 8th
 Shirley Quilters Exibition

CANCELLED
Due to essential maintenance work being carried out at Shirley Methodist Church, it has, sadly, been necessary to cancel the exhibition
 October 18th
Open Meeting

 Jennie Rayment gives a talk entitled
"Tweaks and Twiddles"

An Open Meeting  when visitors and friends are especially welcome, £4.00 entrance.  A raffle will be held during this meeting.
 Beware - all Jennie's talks contain not just an amazing amount of Show and Tell but a bit of stripping too - in the nicest possible way.
 November 15th
 Xmas Make Evening

S&T

 We will all enjoy an evening creating an Xmas make.
 December 20th
 Christmas Social Night

S&T

 Relax and Enjoy!

Shaded dates are Saturdays or Special Events
S&T - Show and Tell evenings