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Programme 2017

January 21st              Margaret Gosley                 'Embroidered Scrolls'

Margaret will explain how they came about and reveal her fascination with words in textile work.

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January Display Table predominantly white and Speaker with her work.

                                  February 18th              Ninya Mikhaila                    'Fit for a Queen'

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    February Display Table and Speakers Modelled Costume

  March 18th                 Mary Hart                'Textile Travels in Vietnam and Cambodia'

   Mary and Jasper Hart have met tribeswomen, who harvested hemp to make into linen for weaving,    dyeing, printing and stitching. A wealth of pictures, samples and textile work will be shared.

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March Display Table predominantly orange

April 15th                    Susan Sheldon         'Easter Saturday Hands on Session'
A workshop looking at some traditional stitches.

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 April Display Table predominantly yellow and Sue Sheldon's Workshop.                          

                                             May 20th                        Linda Moss                    'Sheep to Chic'



   The journey from animal husbandry of rare-breed sheep to finished designer works
   will be explained.

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May Display Table predominantly green and Linda Moss' work.


  June 17th                      Gilli Theokritoff                   ' The David Quilt'

 Gilli will share her secrets of how this quilt was made and give us a glimpse into her new  works.

 Members table.  Items for display, which are predominantly blue

This session had to be cancelled at short notice.  Gilli will provide the 
                                     event in another year.

    July 22nd                        Lynda Hill                    'Linus Quilts'

   A group of patchworkers make quilts for parents whose children are terminally ill to provide
   colourful cheer for all affected.
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July Display Table and Lynda Hill's Linus Quilts.


                                September 23rd                    AGM                        'Folios from HQ after the meeting'
                                                                                        then a hands on session on Trapunto work.
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 September Display Table and Trapunto Workshop. 
October 21st                     Alison Larkin                'Opus Anglicanum' 

Alison, a speaker at the Regional Day 2016 will give an insight into the splendour of the
medieval embroidery of Opus Anglicanum.  
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October Display Table and Speaker.


                                November 18th                    Something for Christmas
                                A hands on session after lunch.  Prebooked Lunch at 12o'clock.   Meet at 11.45am.

                                No members table today.

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

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, Derbyshire County Show at Locko Park in June and Country Fair in September.

Bee Friendly Flowers Hanging at Chatsworth and Olympic Postcards at Leek.