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Quilting Open Day - coffee and cake

Get your diaries out.... we're having an open day.

On Saturday 8th September 2007 from 10 - 4 we're having an informal open day at St Peter's Village Hall, Park Street, Market Bosworth, Leicestershire. Coffee and cake will be available and it's an opportunity for us to meet other quilters in the area and for you to see what we do and the type of group we are. We're looking for more people to join our group - so come along and see how lovely we all are ;-)

It's also Heritage Weekend - so there are lots of other venues open on the day. When I have more information I'll post it.

I do hope you'll be able to come along - for a chat if nothing else. Please do drop me a line if you need any more information.

Comments

Jane Weston said…
Got it marked down and I have it marked down for this weekend too. Hope to catch you on Sunday..if I can convince everyone to pile out of the house LOL
dizzyjadey said…
Dang! I'll just get on a plane then, shall I? ;-)
Marisa said…
Oh, how I would so enjoy joining you! I'll be there in spirit only. Have a blast!
Oh how very lovely! I would just love to be able to teletransport over and join all of you! I hope you have a wonderful, wonderful turn out and take lots and lots of photos. We all want to share in this vicariously. Save me a cup of coffee and a piece of cake!

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