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Trent & Erewash Valley

We are a well established group with wide ranging interests and skills from traditional through to mixed media and textile arts. Meeting 10 times a year we enjoy talks from practitioners and embroidery suppliers in addition to our more social visits, Christmas meal and workshops.

We meet in St Michael's Church Hall, Main St, Breaston, DE72 3DX
(Parking in The Bulls Head Pub CP as far from entrance as possible & preferably displaying Branch membership flyer ) on the 3rd Sat in each month 1.45pm - 4pm 
Not  August & December.

Visitors fee.  £5 non guild members. £3 if member of another branch on showing a member's card.
Non guild members may visit 3 times prior to joining.



                                  Programme 2018
View the speakers and topics by clicking on Programme 2018  listed on the right in red.
By clicking on  the Speakers name in red in the programme you can access their website.


  
Our next meeting is on October 20th.
                                
         Anne Brooke       'My Journey from A to Z and Back Again.'

 "I have always noticed the little things in life and this has been reflected in my own work.  It has taken me a while to develop this and I will share my journey from making clothes for my dolls to creating the work I do today and how the little things in life should not be overlooked."

Members Table.  Display an item inspired by the month September. 
 Go to the bottom of the branch page for the inspirational poem The Months by Sara Coleridge.



September Display Table Click on September Display to                                             see more images.



July Display Table Click on July display to see more images




 June display Table Click on June display to see more images.

    




May Display Table  Click on May Display for more images.








April Display Table Click on April Display for more
images

April meeting

Mary Caranza Derbyshire representative of Linus quilts seen on the left, receives the branch donation of 20 quilts.





March Meeting
Bad weather intervened, the display table had fewer exhibits than usual. Members brought their Linus Quilts which will be handed to the Derby coordinator in April for distribution to terminally ill children.

March Display Table. Click on March Display Table for more images.
Linus Quilts. Click on Linus Quilts to see more images.


Click on February Display Table to see more images.




Click on January to view more images. 







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Chair -  Valerie Midgelow
Secretary -  Linda Schofield
Treasurer -  Nicola Wright
                                                         IT Rep - Pat Campbell
Membership numbers:30
 




July Speaker Rosemary Beaney
The speaker shared her love of rag rugs  speaking of their history and demonstrating through projected slides very basic techniques.  
    



June Speaker Marianda Twydell displays her superb 'Mantle'  Click on June Speaker to see more images.























A branch member Linda Schofield is doubly successful.





Linda's entry in the Regional Day competition ' Personal Memories of Stitch'  is selected by both the judge and members.Click on Linda Schofield to see more images,









Work of Susan Bedford May speaker. Click on May speaker for a larger image


April Speaker  Amanda Clayton  Click on April Speaker to see more images

 This renowned speaker enthralled members with the story of her life as a textile artist









March Speaker.   Cherilyn Leeson


Cherilyn spoke of her career first in producing costumes for television companies and now having her own business making bespoke garments for her clients, 


















February Speaker  .Sally Wilson
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January Speaker Gilli Theokritoff
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Pat Campbell,
8 Dec 2017, 12:14