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Programme and Workshops 2016 - 2017

Stitch Stories
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.