Bedford Embroiderers’ Guild Branch Programme

2017 Programme

Evening Meetings at St Mark’s Church Hall, Calder Rise, Bedford MK41 7UY at 7.30pm. All welcome!

January 19  Talk, ‘Made to Measure’ with Marion Maule

February 16  Talk, ‘Judaic Design Embroidery’ with Lana Young

March 16  ‘Dabble’ Evening (try a new technique or joint project)

April 20  Talk, ‘It all begins with a bit of fluff’ with Eve Marshall (

May 18  Talk, ‘Stumpwork, then and now’ with Kay Dennis (

June 15  Talk, ‘The Artful Teabag’ with Chris Yates (

July 20  Talk, ‘Ribbon Embroidery’ with Tanya Haines (stitching

August 17  Talk, ‘Protein inspired fabrics and paints’ with Jenny Langley (

September 21  Branch AGM

October 19  Members’ Challenge competition voting (themes: ‘Brexit’ or ‘Trees’)

November 16  Talk, ‘Forever Stitching’ with Jill Izzard (

December 21  Christmas Festivities and refreshments


Saturday Workshops at Putnoe Heights Church Hall, Putnoe Heights, Bedford MK41 8EB at 10.30 – 4pm.

February 18  ‘The Liberated Canvas’ canvas work hand embroidery with Jan Simpson. (Must be booked:

May 20  ‘Material to dye for’ – an introduction to Procion dyeing with Betty Ball

September 23  Woven bags with Maxine Owen