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Mini Workshops

We hold several mini workshops throughout the year,
  They are always very popular.
Jan led a mini workshop showing us how to do reverse applique.

Time for getting together while Jan prepares.

Reverse applique - the challenge






Helen Livesey, a branch member led a workshop showing us how to make brooches using old zips.




Lois Wilkes, a branch member led a mini workshop called DOORWAYS.
Lois provided us with printed doorways which we could embroider using many different stitches and colours.  As usual, members succeeded in stitching their own personal view of colourful doorways, many of which were finished after the workshop.

During the workshop ......

and the finished work


During the workshop ......

and the finished work


TAKE ONE STITCH mini workshop led by Kate

Members explored the effects which can be achieved using one stitch by varying the weight, colour and type of thread.
many of them run by our own members. 

Jan had borrowed some applique work from the Guild's extensive collection, available to branches to borrow.

Admiring applique from the Guild's collection.
Another piece from the Guild's applique collection.
Members brought examples of their own applique work.


Lois taught us how to make fairy 
boots and shoes




Helen's examples to provide inspiration.

Finished work