Quilters and stitchers plan tasty safari

Norfolk's quilters and stitchers love two things - exciting, stimulating fabrics to use in their creations - and scrumptious home-made cakes.They won't be disappointed on either front this weekend as Castle Quilters makes its sixth “fabric safari” to Mileham Village Hall on Saturday from 10am-3pm.

Norfolk's quilters and stitchers love two things - exciting, stimulating fabrics to use in their creations - and scrumptious home-made cakes.

They won't be disappointed on either front this weekend as Castle Quilters makes its sixth “fabric safari” to Mileham Village Hall on Saturday from 10am-3pm.

“Who would have thought when we embarked on our first safari to Norfolk in February 2003, that this would become such a regular and well-attended event for local quilters and fabric lovers,” said quilter Magie Relph of The African Fabric Shop.

“This year, we're welcoming two new East Anglian participants - Threads 'n' Things from Colchester, which stocks a wide range of quality embroidery threads, and Kiwiana from Newmarket, which carries exciting fabrics from New Zealand.”


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Special guest quilter, Annette Morgan, former president of the Quilters' Guild and winner of numerous awards, will also

display some of her latest textile creations.

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As with past events, this year's Mileham safari looks set to attract more than 100 enthusiastic quilters and stitchers, intent on finding vibrant batiks, exotic beads and threads - as well as a delicious cake.

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