Programme and Workshops 2012

Our programme for 2012 is as follows:

22 March - talk by Alison Holt on her machine embroidered landscapes.

24 March - Saturday workshop with Alison Holt - flowers and foliage techniques in machine embroidery.

£20 for branch members, £25 for visitors. Limited number of places - please email to reserve a place.

26 April - Talk by Phillippa Phillips on using recycled materials in hand embroidery.

24 May - Talk by Michelle Harper - textile conservator.

23 June - Saturday workshop - an informal day working on a project from Stitch magazine - drawn thread panel with a contemporary

twist - additional surface stitching and beads! All welcome, but let us know in advance please! £10 for the day to cover hall rental.

28 June - Talk by Kumi Middleton - Kimono to Bag.

26 July - mini workshop - a hand stitched challenge led by members of the branch.

Visit from Robert Smyth textile students and presentation of annual awards to them.

23 August - members outing TBC

27 Sept - AGM

25 October - Talk by Sue Lancaster on Evolutionary Textiles

27 October - Saturday workshop with Sue Lancaster - Gambling with Creation - handstitching with surprises!

£20 for branch members, £25 for visitors - places limited.

22 November - Talk by Cherrilyn Tyler on her work.