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Chesterfield

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                                             

6 June

Sharon Belcher - Find out about Bosal

Note change to the programme for June:

Bosal do battings, waddings, patchwork and quilting aids. They also do embroidery backers, specialist crafting products for bag making, home décor and storage pots. They are famous for Craft-tex, in R Form a fusible foam interlining. There are also dress making products. Their products are available from Lady Sew and Empress Mills. Sharon is very willing to answer questions so please think about any technical problems you have encountered or a 3D shape you would like to build but are not sure how to go about it. https://bosalonline.com/


All visitors are welcome to join us for a suggested donation of £4.

NEXT WORKSHOP                                                          


To be arranged.


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 - just click on this linkThere 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 £20


WHAT WE'VE BEEN DOING RECENTLY                            
TRAVELLING STITCH BOOKS

We are doing these again this year, but slightly differently. The theme set is Gardens with a different set stitch each month. They have now gone round the block once, so were put out for display for our May meeting.

Stitch of the Month - May: Eyelet Stitch

Clink on Pinterest link
for more.








NOT WORDS EXHIBITION
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.

CHRISTMAS TREE FESTIVAL 2018
17 November - 2 December 2018

Christmas Tree Festival 2018
Yes, it is that time of year again. This year we have stitched rings as decorations for our tree. Click on link to see details. 

More Christmas Tree Festival photos to be seen by clicking on the photo.





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.