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Trent & Erewash Valley

october displayWe 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 November 17th.
For those who have prebooked there is lunch otherwise members can enjoy a hands on session making a decoration at the usual time 1.45pm. An embroidery hoop  4 or 5 inches is used.

There is no display table in November.
October display Table  Click on October Display to see                                           more images

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

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. 



This year several members have shared their love of embroidery in books which are circulated to contain each others work.  Click on Travelling Books to discover the gems produced.

October Speaker Anne Brooke enchanted us with her journey in becoming a textile artist.  Click on October Speaker to learn more.

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
Click on February speaker to see more images.

January Speaker Gilli Theokritoff
Click on January Speaker to see more images.



Pat Campbell,
8 Dec 2017, 12:14