17th January 2015 Janet Humphrey Embroidered Tags
You will take home a delightful small tag. Just bring your usual small sewing kit and Janet will supply the rest.
Display table - Bring your finished Christmas Tree
Simon Henry Cook Take one Jacket
Why we should use modern embellishment techniques.
Display table - Anything inspired by lace
21st March 2015 Jeannette Jackson Japan; Textiles, Temples and Trains.
A textile themed tour, packed with amazing textile experiences and finishing with a visit to the Great International Tokyo Quilt Show and the work that followed.
Display table - Fashion Accessories
Saturday 11th April 2015 Embroiderers' Guild AGM
In Birmingham with Bobby Britnell as the speaker
Start time 9.45 am
18th April 2015 Kate Wells Black and White to Gold
A digital presentation by Kate with examples of her work to show the development of her machine embroidery pictures.
Display table - Patchwork
16th May 2015 Susan Sheldon The Diversity of Hand Embroidery
Sue will bring us a wide variety of embroidered articles to show many hand embroidery techniques and stitches.
Display table - Machine Embroidery
Sunday 17th May 2015 Regional Day
Becket School, West Bridgford. 10am – 4.45 pm
Speaker - Bobby Britnell From Bark Cloth to Art Cloth
20th June 2015 Liz Dunajewska (and Mary) A Personal History of Knitting
Display table - Hand stitching
25th July 2015 Lynda Kinnard Hooked and Prodded Corsage
Free Members only Workshop
August, date and details TBA
Trip to the costume museum at Newstead Abbey
19th September 2015 Pam Keeling The Embroiderers’ Guild Collection of Stitch and Textile Art
An insight into the Guild as well as the Collection.
Display table - Vintage Textiles
Friday 16th & Jenny Adin-Christie A Modern Twist on Crewel Work
Sunday 18th October 2 day workshop (booking required)
Jenny Adin Christie
Preserving the Past and Creating the Future
The work of a professional Embroiderer (We welcome guests).
Display table - Smocking or manipulated work
21st November 2015 Helen Philips Door to the Himalayas
Working with small rural Himalayan communities to produce the finest range of ethically sourced and individually hand-crafted textiles.
Christmas Lunch (booking required) before the meeting at 12 o’clock. Meet at 11.45am.
Display table - Counted Thread work