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Programme 2019

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January 19th.         Sandra Jenkins          'Design Sources for Embroidery' 
                                                                             (from inspiration, experimentation to production)

Examples of Sandra's felt brooches embellished with hand embroidery.

Google search sandra jenkins textile art to view more.

Display Table Val Midgelow.

February 16th.        Francesca Holmes      'Stitch and Heat Exploration'.

An interactive talk about using stitch, heat and burning with Vilene fabrics.  Fran will demonstrate her production of wonderful things.             

Display Table  Marie Meachem and Linda Schofield.

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  Morag Dean

April 13th.    An in house workshop. Create a plastic canvas-work animal or bird to carry a small bite-sized Easter egg.

                    Archive Scrapbooks of the Branch meetings will be on display.
May 18th.              Gilli Theokritoff           'Hitomezashi'
                                                                Sashiko with a difference.  A hand stitching afternoon. Bring along your                                                                         sewing kit.

                        Display Table   Sylvia Birch and Dorothy Griffin.

June 15th.             Fran Buxton                   'Perfection in Imperfection'.

Fran works with mixed media textiles to explore imperfection and the overlooked.  Responding to her own photographs of surface pattern, she balances found treasures, textures and layers of tactile stitch.

                        Display Table  Pat Campbell

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

The branch regrettably had to close  with this programme. See branch website for explanation.

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