Branches‎ > ‎


Chesterfield Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild is a small and friendly group of people with an interest in textiles and embroidery. 

Chesterfield Branch Banner "Spire"

'Spire' - the Branch banner - showing the well known Chesterfield Crooked Spire. The Tudor looking building on 
the left of this picture is where we meet. 

We are also on Facebook and Pinterest.

NEXT MEMBERS  MEETING                                             

January 2. 2020 (Change to programme)
Member led evening - The Dark Side or the Light?

Two sides to every story – explore character creation and visual storytelling. More details in newsletter below.

Please bring a pen and note book, a bone folding tool or spoon.

Display Table: A favourite nursery rhyme, children's book or folk tale.

New traveling book launch.

All visitors are welcome to join us for a suggested donation of £5.

NEXT WORKSHOP                                                          

February 8th 2020 Jarvis The Mouse

Kathryn Ashcroft

 More details soon.

ABOUT OUR GUILD                                                        
Some of us are very skilled and others beginners. It doesn't matter what your skill level is, you will be welcome. We have a varied programme with speakers, member led workshops, day workshops (with expert tutors) and visits.

We meet upstairs in The Saints Parish Centre, 3 St Mary's Gate Chesterfield S41 7TJ (just below the Crooked Spire church), on the 1st Thursday in the month 7pm for 7.15pm - 9pm (except in August). There is a lift for those who dislike stairs. There are a number of pay car parks near by.

Please read our current newsletter to find out more about our activities. It can be found at the bottom of this page.

Our latest programme is now available to view on this website. There is also a copy of our latest programme which can be printed or downloaded at the bottom of this page as well.

Membership Fees

Embroiderers' Guild £38

Chesterfield Branch £27

Copy of our latest membership form is now available via Resources.

WHAT WE'VE BEEN DOING RECENTLY                            

16 November - 1 December 2019
Our decorations are done and our tree is up. Come and see at this annual event at the Crooked Spire which aways draws a crowd. We are having a demonstration table again this year as this proved very popular last year. How to make your own Rosettes available on our Resources page and photo step by step instructions on our
Pinterest page. Opening days and times available via link below.

TRAVELLING STITCH BOOKS Finished 3 October 2019

Travelling Stitch Books Cc Chesterfield Embroiderers Guild
This year's theme is Gardens. We had a stitch a month to start us off. More can be seen on Pinterest. These
 are finished for the year and were displayed at our AGM. They look very good and will be launched again with another theme in December 2019.

16 December 2018 - 6 January 2019

Not Words Exhibition
This is a display of art of following Pomegranate Youth Theatre's play Not Words on the suffragette movement and women during World War One. We have stitched individual figures which have been applied to a banner by some of our members. Clink on photo to see more.
Exhibition Launch 16 December 1-3pm at West Studios.

Please ring venue before visiting as room is sometimes in use.

More about earlier things that we have been doing .........

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE BRANCH                     

Please contact our Chair by clicking on the highlighted link.