Programme Sept 2017 to July 2018
Meetings (1.45 to 4 pm)
Sept 9th “My Quilting Journey” – a talk from Lynne Pretty about her work and membership of “Out of the Fold” group.
Oct 14th AGM 11-12 a.m. followed by a shared lunch. At 2 p.m. “East London Textile Arts” – a talk by Celia Ward & Sonia Tuttiett.
Nov 11th “Fantasia Textiles Story – my world”
A talk by Norah Stocker who says this talk incorporates all that she does and teaches. She will bring along a variety of her exhibition work art, sketchbooks, design, textiles and printing.
Dec 9th In-house. Gill Wood will be offering a choice of kits to make during the afternoon.
Jan 13th“Drawn to Stitch” – talk & demo with Janine Pope. Using the sewing machine, Janine produces delightful human figures in neutral tones reflecting her Danish heritage.
Feb 10th“Moving On” – a talk with slides by Kay Dennis describing her stumpwork and further development.
Mar 10th “The World in Colour” – a talk by Rachel Gornall who is well known for her hand dyed stitched textiles.
Apr 14th “From Hexagons to TV!” Valerie from Just Hands on TV with a talk.
May 12th “Creative use of photography in textiles” – a talk by Christine Chester.
Jun 9th Founders’ Day. Show & Tell and Founders’ Cup Competition.
Jul 14th “Conservation of Four Seasons Tapestries” – a talk by Joan Kendall from Hatfield House.
Workshops 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Nov 25th 2017 Anna from Spinspired -Kantha – hand embroidery.
Jan 27th 2018 In-house – a textile and stitch workshop to be led by one or more of our talented members.
Apr 28th2018 Hanny Newton – Goldwork, Sequins and beads
Jul 28th 2018 Jo Mabbutt – “Metallics forTextiles”. This workshop will introduce a wide range of metallic media, including real metal leaf, metallic powders and metallic transfer foil, suitable for use on a variety of textiles and associated surfaces – Lutradur, Tyvek, handmade papers, plastics etc.