Exhibitions

Although we are a smallish group, with a small space, we have started to put on regular exhibitions in the hall where we meet. These showcase our recent work, and raise money for a charity we care about. These events are well-attended, and great fun. We usually have a tombola with items we have made ourselves, a sale table, and cakes and teas. In 2015 we also exhibited in the church next door, where we displayed the 30+ quilts and blankets we had made for the Women’s Refuge. In the church we also had a tombola, raffled a quilt, and sold three quilts by means of sealed bids. The different features of the exhibition all earn money for our chosen charity.

  • 2008 in aid of the village hall roof
  • 2010 in aid of the British Heart Foundation
  • 2012 raised £400 for Medecin sans Frontieres
  • 2013 raised £611 for Stroud Women’s Refuge
  • 2015 for Stroud Women’s Refuge and the Air Ambulance, and we also collected money for the Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

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Chalford Stitchers
September 2013 Exhibition
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Adrienne putting the finishing touches to her quilt