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(Nottinghamshire Embroiderers and Creative Textile Artists)

 Welcome to the Nottinghamshire Branch

We are a small friendly afternoon group, meeting    in  the centre of Nottingham.  There is a varied programme of speakers, a sales table and library  each month.   Additional workshops are also  arranged during the year.

Visitors are very welcome - why not come and see us?

       You do not need to be a stitcher - just have an
                           interest in textiles

We meet at:    The Nottingham Mechanics 
                         3 North Sherwood Street
                           Nottingham, NG1 4EZ 

 (close to the Victoria Centre and the Bus Station)

   on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 1.30 pm  

Chair               Pat Parry            
Secretary/IT     Eileen Tilley
Treasurer         Jenny Parker
Programme      Jenny Fleming            
Membership numbers: 21
Look at our Facebook page for further news


What's on       Sept/October

The Workhouse, Southwell
Second Turning Textile Group
Highlighting connections of local women with the Workhouse
24th May-30th Oct         12noon - 4pm
Struggle for Suffrage Workhouse Women and the Vote
The Workhouse is staging a range of exhibitions

Textile Courses

Nottingham Trent University run a summer school  offering a range of subjects.

Coles run a wide range of courses throughout the year.

The Living Threads Group run courses through the year for current courses seeAutumn brochure out now


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Nottinghamshire Branch Photos

January Meeting 2017

At the January meeting Mig Holden told us about her life of recycling - nothing is wasted in Mig's house!


November Meeting

Each meeting we have a display of work and this time it was the turn of Jenny Parker. Some beautiful examples of her work!


Members enjoyed looking at the work of our speaker, Ann Paterson and thoroughly enjoyed her talk.


The egg-shaped piece was the home of some small fluffy creatures!


Next Meeting

Tuesday 2nd October 2018



Further information contact: 
Jenny on: 01623 491331

Transfer Printing Workshop

February Meeting

Diana Watanabe was our speaker this month, telling us about and showing examples of Japanese Kimono and Kumihimo (braiding). 

Jenny shows off a wedding outfit and Carol an everyday outfit.

Jenny modelling wedding dress



National Day of Stitch 2016

Several Members stitched and displayed pieces of work in libraries near Nottingham.








Flower Pounding Workshop

One Saturday in May, nine members attended a workshop given by Linda Rudkin.  There was a lot of tapping from our hammers as we transferred images from petals and leaves onto fabric.  In the afternoon we learnt how to trap plant material onto fabric - these results could be used for cards and pictures. 

We all enjoyed a relaxing and creative day with many ideas for future experimentation.