Programme and Workshops 2016 - 2017

Sept 19th 2016


followed by making Christmas Tree Cubes

October 17th 2016

Hanny Newton

My Story so far ....

Hanny is a textile artist working with goldwork, embroidery, miniature whitework, gold, copper and leather.

November 21st 2016

Jan Reid

Mini workshop: Take One Stitch

December 12th/19th 2016 (date to be finalised)

Christmas party and activity

January 16th 2017

Lois Wilkes

Mini workshop: Fairy Boots

20th February 2017

Talk: Progress of my Textile Career


Dionne will illustrate how she uses tactile techniques to establish the context of her work and will also include some of her current free machine  stitch work.

20th March 2017

Illustrated talk with model

Dreamboats and Petticoats and the Mini

1956 - 70

10th April 2017

Talk:   From Temari to Zari

A visual display and illustrated talk about the needlework & embroidery techniques from around the world.

15th May 2017

Talk in costume: 

Exploration of the embroidery of the Georgian period and how it was used on costume for men and women

June 17th 2017

Textile processes such as crochet and embroidery are transferred into unique objects through process design, glass, plaster, paper and wax

17th July 2017

Jan Reid

Mini workshop:  Applique


A practical workshop with a chance to see the Embroiderers' Guild collection of applique work.




Creating a beautiful bespoke bird box, complete with its own bird on a perch, created from recycled papers, stitch and card, inspired by Jennifer's own work.

Saturday 20th May 2017   

10 a.m.  -  4 p.m.

Wyaston Village Hall