Monthly meeting Cancellations

In view for the current situation and upon advice from the government your committee has no option but to cancel our forthcoming events and meetings as detailed below.

Monthly meetings are cancelled up to and including July. Future meetings will be reviewed later.

Anne Riches workshop will be postponed until later in the year, those who have booked will be informed of the new date when we know it.

The Summer Funday is cancelled.

Bourne Stitchers is cancelled until further notice.

The 2020 Quilt Show is cancelled and rescheduled for July 2021.

DOUGHTYS DAY THIS SATURDAY GOING AHEAD

Hi Bourne Quilters

If you were at the meeting, or you may have heard from fellow quilters, there was a query about the Doughty’s day going ahead.

We are pleased to announce that it IS GOING AHEAD ON SATURDAY 7th MARCH @ 10.00

It has been necessary to change the venue though and will be help in Emsworth Baptist Church (across the road from ECC/Emsworth Fire Station)

If you have planned to help and/or provide cakes please arrive as planned.

If you find yourself unexpetedly free to help please come along during the day. Peak times for needing help is at the begining and end of the day.

Please spread the news about the venue change – many thanks for your help with this

Thank you for your understanding

Hope to see you Saturday!!!

December 2019

December meeting as usual is our AGM.

Glenis made a beautiful display for our Christmas raffle.

After the business of the day it was time to say a huge thank you to four of our longstanding committee members Lyn, Glenis, Lis and Pauline who are standing down from their committee roles this year. We gave them each a keepsake that we hope will remind them of the time the have spent helping to make Bourne Quilters the successful group we have today.

We then had Show and Tell starting with items made at this years Christmas Fun Day

Other beautiful items made by our members then followed

An enjoyable evening was concluded with traditional nibbles and mulled wine

 

Christmas Fun Day

A Fun Day indeed some excellent projects made and enjoyable lunch.  Many thanks to those who prepared the projects and taught them on the day.  A big thank you to the Committee who prepared lunch – Chris and Carol  have kindly given their soup recipes for those who asked for them – see below the photos.

Soup recipes

Sweet Potato and Red Pepper Soup

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 500g sweet potato, peeled and chopped
  •  1 large onion, roughly chopped
  •  3 garlic cloves, crushed
  •  1 litre vegetable stock
  •  1 chilli, deseeded and roughly chopped
  •  Salt and freshly milled black pepper
  1. Heat olive oil and gently cook onion and garlic.
  2. Add potato, pepper, stock and chilli (if using), bring to the boil then simmer till the vegetables are all soft.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Season to taste and serve. (I didn’t add any extra seasoning.)

Parsnip and Apple Soup

  •  1 tbsp olive oil
  •  1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  •  2 medium parsnips, peeled and chopped into small pieces
  •  2 dessert apples, peeled, cored and chopped into small pieces
  •  2 pinches dried thyme
  •  650 ml chicken or veg stock
  1. Heat olive oil and gently cook onion
  2. Add parsnips and apples and cook for a further 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add stock and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer until parsnips are soft.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Check seasoning and serve.

Carol’s Chunky Vegetable Soup

 You can use any root vegetable and quantity for this soup.

  • Vegetables chopped into cubes
  1. Carrots
  2. Parsnip
  3. Sweet Potato
  4. Swede
  5. Onion
  6. Potato
  • Tin of chopped tomatoes (2 if making a large quantity)
  • Vegetable stock cube in 500ml
  • Tablespoon Olive oil
  • Teaspoon powder Mustard
  • Teaspoon Aromat
  • Salt & Pepper and tomato paste to taste if needed
  • *chilli if you like it spicy

Heat the olive oil and gently coat the onion and soften add

mustard powder and Aromat (Chilli if required)

Add the vegetables, stock and tinned tomatoes. 

Bring to the boil then turn down to simmer stirring frequently for 2 hours.

May 2019 meeting

A chilly Bank Holiday Monday but an excellent turnout of members this evening.

Our speaker this evening was Fiona Bell who gave a very interesting and inspiring talk on design and colour matching. Fiona shared her knowledge with us and gave an excellent slide show.

Our show and Tell this evening was brief as Jenny was our only member who brought us something- and how beautiful it is. Many thanks Jenny

 

 

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March Meeting 2019

A great turn out on this very wet and windy evening, Thank you to all who made the effort to attend.

We started with a show and tell and we viewed some beautiful work from not only our established members but also many items from our new members, thank you.

 

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   Chris showed us her creative qualities learnt on her recent holiday in Barbados

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A Beautiful quilt prompted by the Kaffe Fassett exhibition at Mottisfont last  year

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Followed by an industrious evening making project boards