The objective of the association

introTo create a centre of leisure activities covering a variety of creative, cultural and musical interests as a more stimulating alternative to  an evening in front of the box ! 

Jumilhac-le-Grand, St Yrieix la Perche, Ladignac le Long, St Priest les Fougères, St Pierre de Frugie, St Paul la Roche, Sarrazac, Sarlande, La Coquille, Glandon, Le Chalard, Lanouaille - the whole of north Dordogne and the south of Haute Vienne.

Our activities include a Patchwork club, a Photo club, French language courses for foreigners, Vide greniers (boot fairs), a Christmas market, Exhibitions and Musical events

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The Patchwork Club is open to everyone who would like to learn patchwork or to develop existing skills.  No experience is necessary but it is essential to be able to sew by hand during the lessons.  Membership 15€/yr.

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At the start of 2015, the club comprised a dozen members.

The weekly meetings take place each saturday from 14h00 to 17h00 from september to december and from january to june.  Meetings are held in the Maison des Associations, rue des Félibres, Jumilhac le Grand.

The language of the club is french, but english speakers are welcome to join and profit from the friendly atmosphere to improve their french.

A few saturdays per year the club members work on a joint project to be raffled at the Christmas market to help finance club activities. 

 

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The essential equipment for starting :

  • a selection of needles for patchwork, sewing and quilting
  • long, fine pins without coloured heads
  • thimble
  • a ruler in centimetres
  • scissors for fabrics and paper, small pointed embroidery scissors that cut well at the tip
  • a clutch pencil
  • good quality sewing threads in cotton or polyester
  • a selection of fabrics, preferably cotton, washed and ironed

There is a wide range of patchwork tools available from specialist retailers and you can add to your collection progressively as you find the need

For more information call the club organiser : :

Pierrette Jacques   tel : 05 55 00 46 58  ou This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.