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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 The Bulls Head Pub) on the 3rd Sat in each month 1.45pm - 4pm Not July, August & December

On the programme page you can click on the speaker's name  in red to view their website.

Our next meeting is on June 17 2017.

Message Alert

Due to an operation Gilli is unable to attend this month.
However 'Stitching' will take place and no-one need bring anything for the task.
Members' table is as below.

NB Wilsthorpe Island is closed until 1.30pm for Long Eaton Carnival.

Gilli Theokritoff will share her making of her David quilt and give glimpses into her new works.

Please bring work that is predominantly light blue/turquoise for the display table.

We are adding photos to a new album each month.
Click on the month to see large photos.
January Display Table predominantly white and Speaker with her work.
February Display Table and Speakers Modelled Costume
March Display Table predominantly orange
 April Display Table predominantly yellow and Sue Sheldon's Workshop.
May Display Table predominantly green and Linda Moss' work.

View the updated completed version
Click on the Completed Bee Friendly Flowers to see the update.
Click on the Bee Friendly Flowers to open the album,
and enjoy details of the hanging and see Derbyshire Beekeeper Association Representatives

May Display Table

April Display Table

March Display Table

February Display Table  
January Display Table

Chair -  Joyce Rowen
Secretary -  Marie Meachem
Treasurer -  Nicola Wright
IT Rep - Pat Campbell
Membership numbers:  26

Bee-friendly Flowers Wall Hanging commissioned by Derbyshire Beekeepers Association.  Do look out for this 
on display at Tissington Well Dressings, Chatsworth Flower Show in June and Country Fair in September and Derbyshire County Show at Locko Park in June.

Linda Moss speaker explains her felting.

In May Linda Moss showed members
her felting.
Below are some of the items knitted with her sheep's wool.

Linda Moss' items made with wool from her sheep.

 Rachel commissioned and modelled this costume, produced by Ninja Mikhaela, who
in February, entranced members in  explaining the garment's construction.
   Her work was based on the portrait in the National Gallery of Catherine Parr, King Henry VIIIth's sixth wife.