20th October - AGM. Introduce theme for 2016/17
Show and tell - bring in a favourite piece of work from the last year
17th November - The story of the Christmas tree - a mini workshop led by Janis on contemporary goldwork
15th December - a talk from Karen Parry of John James Needles ‘Needle Know How’. Needles will be available for sale on the evening - orders can be placed through Chris Yates prior to this evening.
19th January 2017 - Ideas & Inspiration - a mini workshop led by Chris on folded books - somewhere for you to record your ideas for your own stitch stories.
16th February - Thread & Thrift - a mini workshop led by Anne on appliqué, patchwork and hand-stitch
16th March - a talk from Mary Hart - Any Time is Stitching Time (Stitched samples available to handle and view)
20th April - Magical Markal - a mini workshop led by Carol using markal paintsticks and stencils
18th May - a Linocut taster workshop with Mandeep Dhadialla. All materials provided and kits will be available to purchase at the end of the evening at a cost of £10
15th June - Italian Quilting - a mini workshop led by Sharn
20th July - a talk from Joy Norman ‘Papermaking & Beyond. Lots of work to see and samples to handle, along with a demonstration of the two methods that Joy uses.
17th August - social evening tba
21st September - The Elves & The Shoemaker - a mini workshop led by Chris where you will be able to create a pair of miniature clogs.