Meetings are held at St Mary's Church Hall, Darley Lane, Derby DE1 3AX
The Hall is open from 10.30am - 4pm
10.30 Workshops organised by members
12.30 lunch - bring a packed lunch or go in to Derby
2.00 Notices followed by our guest speaker
(SEE BOXES BELOW)
Saturday January 10th 2015
Stitches and Stuff
a talk by
How I found my style: from being a frustrated
housewife to enjoying what I do. In her work Anne uses materials ranging from
newspapers and wallpaper to gold leaf.
Saturday March 14th
The whole day will be free and will be themed around
Regional Day: Sunday 17th May
- making for our branch stall
- work on the Regional Competition: "Out of Africa"
- work on Kickstart entry, "Fairy Tales and Nursery Rhymes" or
- just bring along a current piece of work.
Cat and Mouse
a talk by Paddy Killer
Introducing the use and importance of digital technology in the development of Paddy's work, with a presentation through a digital projection from her laptop and portfolios, samplers and work.
Saturday July 11th 2015
Inspiration For Stitch
a talk by Sue Stone
Sue studied fashion at St Martin's
School of Art and then embroidery at Goldsmith's College. Her work is mainly figurative and built in layers of hand and machine stitching and paint.
| |Saturday September 12th 2015 Jewellery-Making
Judith makes elegant jewellery. Her designs feature beautiful antique buttons, delicate vintage lace and old haberdashery.
This will be a hands-on jewellery-making session. (Please bring jewellery-makers pliers if you have them.)
| |Saturday November 14th 2015
Old House Museum,
a talk by one of the museum's curators
The museum has a collection of embroideries and costumes. This will be a talk accompanied by significant textile artefacts.
Refreshments are free and available throughout the day. In order to cover the cost of the hall and materials we request a donation of £3 per morning session and £5 for the afternoon session.
Why not come to see what we do? Visitors will be most welcome to come for all or part of our day.
We look forward to welcoming you.
Saturday February 14th 2015
The History of Quilting
a talk by
A short tour through the history of
quilting around the globe. Susanne uses
techniques such as painting and felting: dyeing and printing her own
Fine Art Textiles
a talk by
Sally will bring a representative selection of her 2D and 3D work and will include related sketch pads,
| |Saturday June 13th 2015
Back to Basics
a talk by Ruth Hicken
will be a spin through textile archaology. What did people wear in the
distant past? How do we know? A short talk will be followed by
hands-on spinning, weaving and dyeing.
Saturday August 8th 2015
Annual Outing to
including a visit to
the National Quilt Museum
an exhibition specially curated by
Saturday October 10th 2015
"Show and Tell"
Saturday December 12th 2015
Christmas Party, Quiz and Challenge