January 19th Anna Doswell The History and Making of Corsets and Stays
Exhibition table : Cushions
February 16th Clare Gage Textile Inspired Ceramics
A talk by award winning ceramicist, Clare Gage, about her unique textile inspired ceramics.
Clare will discuss her techniques and successes so far.
Exhibition table : Dyed or painted backgrounds
How the girl came to be on the wall. How she became the catalyst in the creation of the
needlework which depicts social and world history covering the period 1940-2006.
Exhibition table : Goldwork or Gold fabrics & embellishments
Exhibition table : Work including weaving
May 18th Festival of Stitch (Regional Day), The Becket School, Wilford Lane, West Bridgford
For branch members the tickets are covered by the guild.
There are specialist traders for all of those “must haves”
Hillary Hollingsworth speaking on Darned Obsession
Make Do and Mend themed competition
For more information click on the Regional Day Tab
Exploring exemplars of Raised Work embroidery from key museum collections
around the world.
Exhibition table : Tree inspired work
July 12th-14th East Midland’s Region Summer School
Venue: Scalford Hall, Melton Mowbray Tutors: Jacqui Carey (Elizabethan Stitches), Yvonne Brown (Melting and Burning)
& Liz Welch (Modelled on the past)
For more information click on the summer school tab
July 20th Members’ Day,
The Ruddington Framework Museum
Free to members.
August 18th No Meeting
A project celebrating the local lace industry, through a collection of lace and the creation
of contemporary canvases using oils and gold leaf inspired by old lace.
Exhibition table : Architecture inspired work
talk with textile samples to show the influences on Kate’s work and its development.
Exhibition table : Work including applique
An illustrated talk on Greta’s travels and research work on elephant dress in India.
Exhibition table : Landscape inspired work
December 15th No Meeting