Latest News and Announcements from the Region and its Branches.
On Tues May 16th and Sat 20th (which is the week after our Regional Day), Cathryn Walton is leading a walk in Leek. Details are attached below.
She will lead a walk to the Nicholson Institute, All Saints and St Edward's churches and see the Wardle house, home of Leek Embroidery. Cathryn advises booking ahead if you are interested.
You may have seen her at the Big Textile Show (2014 - 2016), Textiles in Focus (2016), Textiles East (2017), or the Eastern Region Festival of Stitch event at St Albans in 2016.
She is a Textile Artist based in Northamptonshire who offers talks and workshops on her work with teabags (see images attached).
If you, or anyone you know, may be interested in combining hand or machine embroidery with mixed media and recycled materials, please contact Chris at: firstname.lastname@example.org
To be held in the at TACTILE, The Manor, Unit 39, Tur Langton, Leics LE8 0PJ.
To Book contact Louise Jopling: 0116 344 0081. www.tactiletextiles.com
Create delicate little paper bowls - you can make several different bowls, choosing from a wide selection of coloured, handmade, textured and patterned papers. You will also be shown how to incorporate decorative items such as lace, threads, beads and spangles to further enhance your work. All materials and resources are provided for this workshop.
Requirements: please bring an apron, (as we will be using glue), and also a shallow box to transport your work home.
Fee includes all materials and resources.
I also have more dates available at other venues:
Sunday 23rd April - Tactile. 10.00 am to 1pm. Fee includes all materials and resources.
Saturday 8th July – Dotty Gallery. 10am to 1pm. Fee includes all materials and resources,
Thursday 13th July - Wistow Gallery. 10am to 1pm. Fee includes all materials and resources,
Tuesday 1st August – Wistow Gallery. 10am to 1pm. Fee includes all materials and resources.
WISTOW GALLERY: Artshed@Wistow, Wistow Gallery, Wistow Rural Centre, Kibworth Road,
TACTILE, The Manor, Unit 39, Tur Langton, Leics LE8 0PJ.
DOTTY GALLERY, The Ferns, 12 Main St, Twyford, Melton Mowbray LE14 2HU.
Eddie Cheadle and Ann Pocklington of Ashbourne Guild are holding the fifth Stitch'nMix textile exhibition 'Land, Sea and Air' at the gallery in Cromford Mill from Saturday April 29th to Thursday May 4th. It is open from 10.00 to 16.00 and entry to the gallery is free. Poster is attached below.
at the Lally Gallery, Erewash Museum, High Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5JA.
2nd March - 18th April, 2017.
A diverse group of thirteen experienced artists brought together by a shared passion for working with textiles and a desire to promote textile art. The works include fabric manipulation, dyeing, stitch, weaving, lace, applique and mixed media expression.
0115 907 1141
Fuller details of our Regional Day can now be viewed on the Regional Day 2017 page.