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Jan ran a mini workshop based on Boro techniques
Jan is ready to start the Boro mini workshop
Boro workshop 2019
Everything ready!

ASHBOURNE .. BORO  examples
Examples of Boro work

An example of Boro work

Real life Boro - Jacqui's jeans
..and Jacqui's practical use of Boro!

ASHBOURNE BORO Arranging the fabrics
Work in progress
Lots of decisions to be made
Arranging the fabric

...and more .. It doesn't have to be blue

Lots of decisions to be made

Some finished work
Finished piece of work
I piece of Boro work made into a card
A 'Boro' vessel


Lois ran a mini workshop teaching us how to do Bayeux stitch

Lois ran a mini workshop to teach us how to do Bayeux Stitch

A beautiful book to inspire and examples of stitches
Lovely illustrations and insprirations
More inspirations

A sample before starting the main work

A different colourway

A completed box lid

bright and different colours
Finished work


Lesley led a mini-workshop on Gentlework

Some of Lesley's work as an example of gentlework
Lesley's examples of Gentlework

Serious contemplation

..more decisions

Beginning a besign - An umbellifer
Work in progress

Working on an idea

What a selection of fabrics, and yes, weeds are flowers

Coming along nicely

working on a design

Joy and peace

Some finished work

Building up the elements

The finished piece

... and more

... and another piece

                                                More finished work

... and another


Everything ready 
at the lantern making workshop at Christmas

Jacqui Gave us a talk called 



We hold several mini workshops throughout the year,
  They are always very popular. 
many of them run by our own members. 


Members of the branch hard at work
Getting ready to work

Some of Helen's examples for inspiration
Some examples of colourful 'blackwork'

Useful instructions
Useful instructions to help

Hard at work at the Blackwork mini workshop
Hard at work

Starting a blackwork lighthouse
A lighthouse with interesting stitches
to try
Making choices
Making choices
.. more choices

.. and other business

More examples

All about Boro

Very absorbed

Arranging the fabrics

More stitching

More Boro stitching in different colourways
Another'Boro' card

Inspirations and work in progress

Preparations ...
Everything prepared for the workshop
Take a piece of fabric

Hard at work
Getting down to work
Getting down to it

..and different again

Lovely bright colours

All the blues

Members choosing from so many things
A lot of choices to be made

More of Lesley's finished work

Finished work

...and more of Lesley's work.

Lovely snowdrops - the theme was flowers

Work in progress

Development of an idea

An ambitious piece of work

Singing bird

working on a design

Nearly finished

A finished piece of work

A delicate  finished piece of work

More finished work

Another different design

Still work in progress but almost there

Another finished work

Oops! Where did all the food go!





Helen organised a Blackwork mini-workshop

... and more
Starting to stitch

Other ideas
Examples and specs at the ready

A different design
A good start

..and more
More examples to try

Baa baa blacksheep blackwork

Other design ideas