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Thursday 2nd August 
Make your own needle case
with Linda Fowler

£10 for a kit

First Thursday
Members welcome to come and stitch £4

7 - 9 pm
Stamford AFC Club Room
Borderville Sports Centre
Ryhall Road, Stamford, PE9 1US

The venue is on the first floor, but there is a lift for easy access.
Well lit parking available tside the centre.

Drinks are available before the meeting.
This is a great time to have a chat with like minded people.

we meet on 3rd Thursday of each month 7.00 for 7.30 - 9.00 pm

This is how our members describe us:
Welcoming,  Friendly,  Educational,  Inspiring,  Encouraging

Membership £40 per year or £4 per meeting
non-members and visitors £5 per meeting and join us at one of our meetings.  We have a shared interest in all things embroidery and textiles.  We range from those new to stitching to experienced embroiderers.

If you would like to come to a meeting you can just turn up. Alternatively email us on:

We have a varied programme with speakers, member led
workshops and day  workshops

Each year we hold 3 or 4 full day workshops at Easton-On-The-Hill village hall. Most workshops have a visiting tutor and are  
very enjoyable events here we can learn a new technique or deepen our knowledge of embroidery. Details are in programme notes below.

Check us out on our Facebook page,
Rutland & Stamford Branch of the Embroiderers' Guild


Chair - Jane Pullan
Secretary - Sarah Donnelly

Treasurer - Linda Fowler

IT Rep -  Anne Barratt

Rutland & Stamford Branch

Thursday 16th August
7.00pm - 9.00pm

Summer social

Bring your own stitching to work on.  We will also have a shared supper so bring a plate of your choice to share with others.  This can be either sweet or savoury and needs to be something that can be eaten without cutlery

Borderville Sports Centre
Ryhall Rd Stamford PE9 IUS


Saturday 28th July

10am  - 4pm
Easton-On-The-Hill Village Hall
Rosemary Deag will run a Workshop as part of the 
Regional Kickstart programme.  

Fossils discovered in the geological layers of time will be the inspiration for this workshop.  There will be a brief presentation and participants will explore lines, shapes patterns and texture of chosen fossils on paper first of all.  They will then explore how these images could be recreated using fabric and thread.  Different techniques will be tried including machine or hand embroidery, colouring, bonding, layering and appliqué on various backgrounds


Come and join is at one or more of our workshops.  Complete beginners welcome and more advanced stitchers will be able to extend their skills.  Workshops cost  £10 to include all the materials you require. To book or find out more email us at

Thursday 7th June 2018
Getting creative with buttons
Combine buttons with stitch patterns using a variety of threads and maybe add a few beads

Thursday 5th July 2018
Embroider your own cards
Combining stitch and paint you will make cards using simple hand stitching on a painted or printed background

Thursday 2nd August 2018
Make your own needle case
In this workshop you will learn a variety of stitches in order to make a counted sampler piece on linen.  This can be used to make a pretty needle case

Thursday 6th September 2018
Cushion stitch bookmars
You will use cushion stitch and a variety of threads to make a bookmark.  Once you have been shown the basic stitch you can adapt to create your own design
Sarah Donnelly,
26 Jun 2018, 03:15
Sarah Donnelly,
26 Jun 2018, 03:13
Sarah Donnelly,
23 Apr 2018, 02:33
Jane Pullan,
14 Apr 2018, 13:29
Jane Pullan,
14 Apr 2018, 13:29