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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              Jenny Fleming    
 Treasurer        Eileen Tilley
 Secretary        Leah Stuart
Membership numbers: 18
Look at our Facebook page for further news


What's on  October - November

Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence Pavilion, University Park,  Nottngham NG7 2RD
Lakeside Arts - 'Fully Fashioned' - Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade
Fri 6th Sept - Sun 1st Dec
Tues-Fri 11am - 4pm      Sat & Sun 12noon - 4pm
Bonnington Gallery, NG1 4GG
'Walking the Witch: Old Ways, New Rites'
Exhibition looking at the importance of craft, ritual and land to the practice of the ever-shifting figure of the witch.     Various artists
Fri 27 Sep  - Sat 16 Nov  
Mon - Fri   10am - 5pm,  Sat 11 am - 3pm
St Jude's Church Hall  NG3 5HE
Patchwork for Pleasure
Sat 19th Oct - 10am - 4pm
Nottingham Contemporary NG1 2GB
Popular Culture in Britain Beyond the Bauhaus
Work from 50 artists celebrating the centenary of the founding of the Bauhaus movement
21st Sept - 12th Jan 2020
Tues-Sat  10am - 6pm       Sun 11am - 5pm
Bank Holidays 10am - 6 pm
Obolensky Building, Trent College, Long Eaton NG10 4AD
The Living Threads Group - 'Connections'
Inspirations in Fabric and Thread
Thurs 24th Oct - Fri 1st Nov    10am - 5pm
                                            Final day 4.30pm
Nottingham Lakeside Arts, University Park 
                                                       NG7 2RD
Lustre  - Contemporary craft and design market
Sat 9th 10am - 5pm   - Sun 10th Nov 10am - 4pm
National Centre for Crafts & Design,  
Sleaford,  NG34 7TW
Exhibition by 5 artists - clay wood, metal, textiles
5th Oct - 19th Jan 2020
Southwell Minster, NG25 OHD
'Tree of Life' - Jacqui Parkinson
A follow up to 'Threads Through Revelation' 
15th Oct to 1st Dec   Every day 7am - 7pm

For further information on events cheque the relevant web sites


Next Meeting

Tuesday 5th November 2019

'Hats, Flowers and Fascinators'

Claire Muir, Designer

Visitors welcome

For further information contact: 
Jenny 01623 491331

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 see -