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Trent & Erewash Valley

February speakerWe 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    March 16th
 Pam Keeling       'Rebecca Crompton 
                             Derby's Embroiderer of note'.
 Rebecca was born in Chellaston and became one of  
Derby's leading embroiderers in the
 1920s and 30s.  Pam will talk about the life, work and
influence on embroidery  of Rebecca Crompton then and today.

Display Table. Works by Morag Dean.

January's 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.


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 name 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.

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.

Click on February Speaker above
to see more images'



Pat Campbell,
8 Dec 2017, 12:14