RAS Quilt Project - Online Stitching Session

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Four completed quilt squares. Clockwise from top left: The aurora by Karen Burage (patchwork); Blackhole at the centre of a galaxy by Carol Hogan (fabric pens); Helix nebula by Nush Cole (beading); John Russell's 1790s drawing of the moon by Cathy Corbishley Michel (cyanotype).
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2020 marks the Royal Astronomical Society's 200th anniversary. Back in October 2019 we, along with whole host of talented stitchers, started making a commemorative quilt to celebrate this milestone. There's more information about the project in this article: https://ras.ac.uk/news-and-press/news/ras-bicentennial-quilt

Although we can't embroider the solar system side of the quilt together, we can create squares for the patchwork side of the quilt. We'll be on hand to answer any questions you may have about the project but please note, this is not a teaching/tutorial session. We're hoping this online meet up will be an opportunity to connect with fellow stitchers and makers, to show us how your getting on with your squares, and possibly to inspire any newcomers to start making their own!

Visit our Eventbrite page to book your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ras-quilt-project-online-stitching-session-tickets-104301334098

You'll need to download Zoom in order to join this session. A Zoom link will be emailed to the address given in the Eventbrite registartion one hour before the session starts so that you can join the group.


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