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Quilt-In 2011
 Sat 24 September


Purchasing raffle tickets

What an amazing Quilt-In - there were 201 participants!

 People came from Ballarat, Barwon Heads, Bendigo, Bundoora, Campbells Creek, Castlemaine (Embroiderers & Quilters), Essendon, Geelong, Gisborne, Heathcote, Kilmore, Maitland NSW, Maryborough, Melton, Moonee Ponds, Mooroolbark, Portarlington, Preston, Rochester, Romsey, St Albans, Sunbury, Sydney NSW, Tarneit, Thornbury, Waverley, Werribee and Wyndham to join 22 of our members and share our special day

Thankyou to ...

Our speaker, Michele Hill, who told us of her passion to keep the genius of William Morris alive and how this has changed her life, and showed us many of her beautiful award-winning quilts.
She also spent some time answering questions and signing copies of her books.

Our Shops with such enticing goodies to tempt our purse strings - The Patchwork Teahouse, Warburton; Quilter's Bazaar, Gisborne; Designs by Stacy - Sterling Silver Jewellery; Can Do Books, Hawthorn 

Congratulations to our Prize Winners ...

Raffle:   1st Prize:  'Rurual Rows' Block of the Month Quilt   -   won by Michele Hatfield
             2nd Prize: Bag of Quilting Goodies                        -   won by Allana Kirk

Guess the Number of 2 inch Strips in the Jelly Roll:   won by Jodie Arklay, runner up Petra Grosz

Thankyou to Workers & Helpers

You set up the Hall, you donated 2" strips of fabric and magazines, you made delicious slices and yummy soup, you helped in the Kitchen, you manned the Entry table, you sold raffle tickets and 'Guess the Number of Strips' numbers, you held up quilts for Show & Tell, you packed up and cleaned up when the party was over.

I bet you had sore feet Saturday night - but I bet you were happy it had been such a successful day!

Photos

Did you take any on the day that you'd be happy to share? I only managed to take the one above (a pathetic effort!) and more would be nice.

Photo files can be Emailed to webman@bacchusquilters.org.au

!! Alert !!    from Patchwork Teahouse about Kits sold at Quilt-In

Kits called 'Let It Snow' were sold with Christmas fabric for a Table Runner and 6 Place Mats
Unfortunately the packs only had fabric for 4 Mats

Please contact Marilyn on 03 5966 2400 or email  thepatchworkteahouse@bigpond.com  and she will send you the extra fabric