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Abbey Quilters

Chairperson - Sandra McKinnoch
Vice Chairperson - Gill Cooper
Secretary - Rineke Sangster
Treasurer - Liz Casey

For enquiries contact Sandra McKinnoch on 01835850324 or Rineke Sangster on 01573229414

Abbey Quilters is a small, friendly Patchwork and Quilting group which meet at 7:00 pm in the Abbey Row Centre, Kelso on the second Tuesday of every month between October and June. The membership for the year is 18 or 5 per meeting.

We also have an informal sewing bee on Monday afternoons from 2pm till 4pm, also in Abbey Row Centre.

The meetings are very informal and usually take the form of a group member or guest speaker demonstrating different techniques, then the members have an opportunity to try out their newly learnt skills.

The syllabus for next year is:-

October 11th Margaret Thomson Applique Quilt TopsJanuary 10thElaine Pettigrew what you can do with scraps
November 8thPat Douglas Talk/projectFebruary 14thAnn Donald Hand Quilting
December 13th Christmas Party + Tricia Edwards make a simple felt matMarch 14thSandra Kinnoch Red Work
  April 11thLorraine Young and Annette Fraser Name Badges
  May 9thSandra Kinnoch Colonial Knots
  June 13thA.G.M.

The group hold an exhibition every second year on the Friday and Saturday at the end of Civic Week. This is an opportunity for members to display their work and for the public to be inspired by all the wonderful quilts, wallhangings, cushions, etc on display. A group quilt made by the members is raffled at the exhibition with all the proceeds being donated to a local charity.

So - whether you are a complete beginner or an experienced quilter, come along to our meetings where you will be assured of a warm welcome and become addicted to Patchwork & Quilting.

For more information contact:-
Secretary Rineke Sangster (01573 229414)

Kelso Scotland, Scottish Borders UK