April/May 2017

Hi Folks

It looks as though you had a great day on Tuesday and enjoyed Robi’s visit to show her beautiful quilts and books. The blog has been updated with a record of the day. Do take a peek and feel free to leave a comment

The next CE meeting is on Tuesday 9 May – same time, same place.

Before then we have the Alison Moger wokshop on Wednesday 26 April at Ystradowen Village Hall. Final information will be circulated after the Easter break to those attending.

On 7 July 2017 between 10am and 12 noon there is a Ty Hafan coffee morning and craft sale in the Lesser Hall Cowbridge. As well as home made crafts there will be fabrics and haberdashery (buttons, threads etc. for sale that has been donated to Ty Hafan. Any offers of help on the day, craft items or homemade cakes will be gratefully received.

Angie Hughes workshop – Tuesday 19 September 2017. A booking form can be downloaded from the programmes page of the blog

We will keep you informed of other activities as they develop throughout the year and details will also be posted on the programme page of the blog


Jen Jones Quilt Centre 2017 exhibition 10 March – 4 November. 11am – 4.30pm. Town Hall, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 7BB

Dorothy Russell Exhibition – Y Senedd Assembly Building, Cardiff from 27 March to 20 April 2017

Wye Knots Quilters exhibition, Shire Hall NP25 3DY 20-22 April 2017

Wonderwool Wales 22 -23 April 2017

Swansea Festival of Stitch Vintage Coffee Morning and Table Top Sale. 29 April 2017 – 10 – 1pm. The Institute, Lime Street, Gorseinon. Contact:

Ystrad Mynach Quilters biennial exhibition at Lllancaiach Fawr Manor House, CF46 6ER – Friday 28 – 1 May 2017

Sashiko Cushion Workshop, Swansea 6 May 2017 Contact:

Glamorgan Quilters are running a trip to the Malvern Quilt Show on Sunday 21 May 2017. Tickets £20. Contact Salinder Gammage for more information and to book a place
Tel: 01443 224550 or 07996 697158. Email

Bristol Quilters Quiltfest 1-3 June 2017

Gwent Quilters exhibition 16-17 June 2017 Lysaght Institute, Orb Drive, Newport, South Wales.

Drawing with your Sewing Machine Swansea, 17 June 2017 . Contact:

Bath Textile Summer School – 21-26 August 2017

West Country Quilt Show Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1 – 3 September 2017 at the Exhibition Centre, University of the West of England, Filton, Bristol BS34 8QZ.

That’s all for now – Happy Sewing!

Best wishes

Monica & Liz