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ESSC Centenary Challenge The Twinchie

In 2021 to commemorate the centenary of ESSC, a quilt is being crafted. The quilt will show images of the club and is intended to be hung in the function room as part of the celebrations. We would like to make this project open to all members, adults, and children alike.

In order to do this, the idea is for as many members as possible to make a TWINCHIE!

Twinchies are two-inch (5cm) squares, which will be used to form a border around the quilt. To make a double border around the quilt, 240 Twinchies will be needed!

The backing of the Twinchie can be made of calico, thick cotton, linen, felt or any other sustainable or recycled material, which can be sewn onto the quilt backing.

Embellish the top of the Twinchie with your memories / thoughts /impressions of ESSC throughout the last 100 years.

You do not need to be an expert at sewing to make a Twinchie!

Click <HERE> to see guidelines for making a Twinchie

Please everyone, make your mark, and join in. Lockdown is an ideal time to make a Twinchie!

Further details are available from Nicola Haden-Ford (07828 239833) or Deborah Nichol (07914 635256).

Fabric may be collected from one of two collection points:

  • Nicola Haden-Ford: The Pines, Scant Road West, Hambrook, PO18 8UA
  • Deborah Nichol: 620 Southleigh Road, Emsworth PO10 7TA

You will be advised when and where to deliver your Twinchies, after Lockdown.

All Twinchies must be completed by end of August 2021.


Update on Progress ( 21st February)

Thank you to everyone who has sent in their Twinchie already!

We've had a great response.

We still need lots more to complete the border

Hope this gives you inspiration!

So, join in and Make Your Mark!

Here's a selection from Annette, Dave, Mary, Liz, Jane and Freddie.

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Last updated 22:10 on 17 July 2021

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