Programme 2015

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

21st February 2015       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.
                                          There will be a short AGM before the talk.

Display table - Vintage Textiles

Friday 16th &             Jenny Adin-Christie           A Modern Twist on Crewel Work

Sunday 18th October                                                2 day workshop (booking required)

17th October             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