Programme and Workshops
The Loathy Lady.
Storyteller, children’s writer, artist, philosopher, Carmel will kick off our new programme with a tale about women having what women want.
December 5. 2019
With a love of history and a passion for textiles, Ruth brings these two together exploring narratives, heritage and material culture. https://ruthsinger.com/
January 2. 2020
The Dark Side or The Light - member led workshop
Lauch of new travelling books theme - stories, legends, mtyhs and rythmes.
February 6. 2020
Perfection in Imperfection.
A magpie for rusty treasures, finding beauty within the overlooked, the fragmented and the imperfect through stitch. https://franbuxtonmixedmedia.bigcartel.com/
WORKSHOP – February 8th
Jarvis The Mouse
March 5. 2020
Alison Wake – Cognissart
Painting with Yarn
Inspired by the landscapes of the Peak district. influenced by the natural beauty of the area, and impact of humanity on the landscape; textile artworks are hand stitched. www.cognissart.co.uk
April 2. 2020
Award winning textile and mixed media artist, Nikki works mainly with recycled materials to produce stunning three dimensional and gloriously colourful artworks.
Cancelled due to the pandemic
April 4 to May 9. 2020
Chesterfield Branch Exhibition celebrating the world in a garden.
To be held in the Museum and Gallery building, St. Mary’s Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TD
May 7. 2020
Member led Practical Workshop - Travelling Books
More details nearer the time. Please bring your books.
June 4. 2020
Dolls with Attitude
WORKSHOP – June 20. 2020
July 2. 2020
Embroiderers Guild Folio
Practical session – Look and Learn.
August No meeting
September 3. 2020
First "Go Live Zoom Meeting"
Amanda combines drawn and painted marks with thread, paper and fabric. Landscape and natural forms inspire her work, using drawing to record fleeting moments observed; responding to subtle changes in view in the rhythm of walking, seasonal change and atmospheric qualities of light and weather experienced when walking.More on this artist to be found in Resources.
Making the Christmas Decorations for St Mary’s Tree Festival and then home Christmas Tree. Packs for this will be sent out to members.
October 1. 2020
Annual General Meeting.
Hear a summary of the past year. Join in the discussion about future directions. Presentation by Margaret: Exquisite Containers (to coincide with the National EG theme).
14th November to Sunday 29th November
A Festival of Christmas Trees
Is back this year in a new format. Watch this space for more news. Unfortunately cancelled this year due to the pandemic but the delightful angel Dorset button decorations made by members can be seen on Instagram: chesterfieldembroiderersguild
Please take a look.
December 3rd 7pm via Zoom:
Presentation by mixed media artist Debbie Lyndon
Programme for 2021 to be comfirmed. Meetings will be online until further notice.