Quilt Show 2018

Our next Quilt Show is on Friday 16th to Sunday 18th February 2018

We hold a Quilt Show every two or three years. Our next show will be  held on the Friday 16th, Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th February 2018 at Woodbridge Community Hall on Station Road, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 4AU.
All proceeds will go to Lighthouse Refuge, Ipswich and  Riding for the Disabled at Hollesley, Suffolk.


· Quilts for display may have been exhibited elsewhere but not at a CCQ show.
   The quilt is for Members of the Cotton Club Quilters only

· Quilts must have a hanging sleeve. ALL items for display MUST have an entry form securely attached on the reverse. Entry forms will be emailed to you as an attachment on the Wednesday evening newsletter. Please email forms to Tricia at least 2 weeks before the show. Maximum of 3 large quilts each please.

· Quilts entered must be in a see through plastic bag to help us with the display. Some bags will be provided.

· Sales for you or for the charities; please see Christine’s handout or web site.

· Scrap bags sell really well so please save all your scraps. Correct size bags will be available.

· Competition: Now called ‘Cover-ups’ Lap top bags, sewing machine covers, tea cosies, book wraps, any type of cover in any textile medium.

· Visitors Choice: they will be asked to vote for their favourite quilt.

· Bagbolla prizes: New gifts not less than £1 in value, no alcohol please. Bags must be the stiff stand-alone type. Please hand to Lyn Parker asap.

· Cakes: We would appreciate donations, home-made if possible, chocolate, Victoria sandwich, etc. Cakes to slice seem more popular. Can be brought to the show on the day.

· Parking: May be a problem as 23 spaces have been lost to building works Please tell your friends. If coming for all day could members try to park in a street, e.g. next to Kingston Field area not in the hall car park


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Raffle Prize

First Prize for 2018 Quilt Show
A Quilt made by the Cotton Club Quilters



















 
The money raised at the Quilt show 2016 went to :-
Woolverstone Macmillan Centre, Ipswich Hospital who were raising £3.7 million to build the new Centre for Cancer Treatment at Ipswich hospital, Suffolk. More information about this Centre can be found here.
and
SARS, Suffolk Accident Rescue Service. They provide specially trained Doctors and Critical Care Paramedics (CCPs) to assist at the scenes of serious incidents - both accidents and medical illnesses. More information on SARS can be found here.


The first Quilt Show we held was in 2007. We had our second one in 2009 and at our most recent Quilt Show in February 2014 we had over 1,000 attendees over the three days.