Saturday 9th January 2016
INSPIRATION TO STITCH
a talk by
Fabric Strip Weaving
UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED ALL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD ON THE 2ND SATURDAY OF THE MONTH
This page will give you a flavour of Derbyshire Branch's past meetings but
please see our separate page for meetings in 2014
Saturday 8th December 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm
DERBYSHIRE BRANCH CELEBRATES DIAMOND JUBILEE!
WE INVITE ALL PAST MEMBERS TO COME AND JOIN US IN CELEBRATING SIXTY SUCCESSFUL YEARS - AND STILL STITCHING. PLEASE BRING EXAMPLES OF WORK TO SHARE WITH US - THE EARLIER WORK THE BETTER.
THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COMPETITION.
Saturday 14th January 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm RUTH JORDAN - THE STRUTTS OF BELPER: Cotton masters and farmers - learn fascinating facts about the history of textiles in the Derwent Valley
Saturday 28th January 2012 - WORKSHOP PAM KEELING - CASALGUIDIItalian style linen embroidery
Saturday 11th February 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm DIONNE SWIFT - DABBLING WITH DEVORELearn
about the process of making devore & it's intricacies and variants
and see how Dionne uses it in her work. For the cost of £3 those who
wish can have a 'dabble'
Friday 9th March 2012 - WORKSHOP CAROL NAYLOR - MINI SEASCAPEMachine embroidery
Saturday 10th March 1:30pm for 2:00pm CAROL NAYLOR - CHANGING BOUNDARIESCarol
Naylor is one of the UK's leading artists in machine embroidered
textiles. Much of her work is based on landscape, with architecture,
still life and poetry also providing inspiration and imagery
Saturday 24th March 2012 - DAY OUTING SEWING FOR PLEASURE - NEC BIRMINGHAMDetails to be confirmed
Saturday 14th April 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm MINI WORKSHOPSLed by members - new and old ideas, materials and techniques
Saturday 12th May 2012 1:30 for 2:00pm MAUREEN TAYLOR - AN ELIZABETHAN WARDROBESee how a wealthy Elizabethan lady would get dressed, from putting on the shift to full 1590s court dress.
Descriptions and the history of 10 outfits and items of clothing will be given and you may even try one on!
Saturday 9th June 1:30pm 2012 for 2:00pm ALYSSA ROBINSON - MODERN MISSAn overview of modern techniques and products:
Lutrador, Angelina fibre, soluble fabric, computer manipulation and printing
Saturday 14th July 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm MEMBERS - SHOW AND TELLSome members who are experienced embroiderers show pieces of their work and discuss the techniques they have used
Saturday 28th July 2012 - WORKSHOP LINDA RUDKIN - FLOWER POUNDING
Saturday 11th August 2012 - ANNUAL OUTING Elizabeth Hoare Embroidery Gallery at Liverpool Cathedral followed by visit to Albert Dock
Saturday 8th September 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm LINDA RUDKIN- COLOURS FROM NATURENatural Dyes in Textile Art
Saturday 13th October 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm BRANCH AGM followed by JANET POOLE - DERBY MAYORAL ROBESJanet will talk about the design and manufacture of the special fabric for the mayoral robes
Saturday 20th October 2012 - WORKSHOP CAROLE SOUL - STUMPWORK GREETINGS CARD
Saturday 10th November 2012 1:30pm for 2:00pm KIT WATTS - IRISH INSPIRATIONTextiles in Ireland
Saturday 9th January 2016 ALL DAY MINI WORKSHOPS
led by MEMBERS
Capability BrownFabric Strip Weaving
Saturday 12th March 2016
THE MANY WAYS OF USING FELT
a talk by
led by Alison