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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  on the 3rd Sat in each month 1.45pm - 4pm but not August & December.

Parking in The Bulls Head Pub CP as far from entrance as possiblepreferably displaying Branch membership flyer.  

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 2019
View the speakers and topics by clicking on Programme 2019  listed on the right in red.
By clicking on  the Speakers name in orange in the programme you can access their website.

Click on Orange names and titles on this page to open image albums.

  Our next meeting is on July 20th

              Linda Miller                    'In Stitches'.

Linda's talk covers her work, the joys of practising textile art, working with shops and galleries, gaining commissions, and entering work in shows and exhibitions.  We will see images of her machine embroideries, whose naivite and charm will captivate.

 Display Table   Anne Marsay


January Display Table.  Val Midgelow's work.
Click on Display table to see more images.

February's Display Table. Unfortunately a technical hitch
meant that the works of Marie Meachem and Linda Schofield were not saved for inclusion here.  A great pity as the display was magnificent.

March Display Table. Morag Dean's work
Click on March Display Table to open Album.

May Display Table. Dorothy Griffin' and Sylvia
Birch's work on display. Click on May Display to
open Album

In 2018 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.

Click on January speaker to see more images.
Sandra is a textile designer, teacher/tutor, lover of colour and texture who loves making embellished felt brooches combined with hand embroidery.

Click on February Speaker above to see more images.
An interactive talk about using stitch, heat and burning with Vilene fabrics. Fran demonstrated her production of wonderful things. 
A technical hitch meant images were not saved for inclusion here.
March Speaker Pam Keeling
Click on March Speaker to see more images.
Pam delighted members with the life of Rebecca Crompton
and accompanying illustrations of her work. The left image here shows Pam's embroidery inspired by the subject's work.

Click on Gilli Theokritoff's Workshop to see examples
of Hitomezashi-Sashiko japanese embroidery which
Gilli introduced us to.

Pat Campbell,
8 Dec 2017, 12:14