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October 2017 Regional Day

Pinwheels go dancing by Vivien Finch

This event takes place on 7th October 2017 from 10:20am to 4:00pm and will take place at Failand Village Hall, Ox House Lane, Failand, North Somerset BS8 3TS. It is a Guild event being organised by Region 5, Karen Phimister 07967 858135 .

Failand Hall is a new venue for our regional days and is 6 miles south of the centre of  Bristol.  Our speakers encompass a wide range of styles and experience.

Our main speaker will be Vivien Finch who was president of the Quilters Guild until April 2016,  Her talk will be 'Quilts in My Life' with anecdotes supported by dozens of quilts she has made and collected, including examples from her collection of antique doll beds and cribs adorned with small quilts

Catherine Lawes is our 2nd speaker and she is quilter and textile artist specialising in wall hangings, one off coats and textile pictures

There will also be a chance to vote on the entries for the co-ordinator's challenge.  The theme is Autumn and full details are here

As usual there will be traders, show and tell, sales table of books and magazines and refreshments on arrival and before you leave.  Please bring a packed lunch