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Berkshire Regional Day

This event takes place on 9th March 2019 from 10:00am to 4:00pm and will take place at Charvil Village Hall, RG10 9TR. It is a Guild event being organised by Henriette Kerr, Henriette Kerr,at: , or Tel: 01993 200974 orby post to: 50 Vanner Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1PF..

Berks Regional Day at Charvil Village Hall,  RG10 9TR 

10am to 4pm, Saturday March 9th 2019

Speaker – Yvonne McAtamney Workshop – Sashiko Sampler 

Display – In Memory of Una Rowson Exhibition  

Miniature Quilts by Jackie Benstead 


Trader – Village Fabrics 

Raffle, Show and Tell and Refreshments 

Please bring fabrics from your stash, a basic sewing kit, and a packed lunch. 

Prices for the day Members £15, Non-members £25 

To book for this event please contact: 

The Treasurer,Henriette Kerr,at: hkerr@aol.com, or Tel: 01993 200974 or by post to: 50 Vanner Road, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 1PF

Sashiko Technique Class – Requirements 

Cream on Cream or White on White Fabric: 0.5 metre

Selection of different coloured stranded embroidery threads 

Usual sewing kit to include hand sewing needles, 

Embroidery size 9 Frixion (or similar of your choice) pen and scissors Cutting mat, rotary cutter and 6.5” x 24.5” acrylic ruler 1” Circle template 2” Circle template Notepad and pen Glasses if you wear them. 

During the class we will concentrate on marking out designs and stitching the patterns. If you want to make a “sampler” like the one I have later then you will need: 

6 cream background fabrics cut 13” x 7” (you will trim this after stitching to 6.5” x 12.5”) 

6 different coloured fabrics, the strips are all cut at 1.5” wide and 6.5” and 12.5” long. 

For the binding you will need a long quarter of fabric. Backing and wadding. I use a soft cotton wadding when I am doing a lot of close hand quilting. 

See you in March!