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Workshop – June 2013

Joyce and Pauline ran a workshop on Beaded Bracelets. Delicate work but, once a rhythm is established, very soothing. A great use for all those beads one has hoarded. Joy and Pam worked to encourage ideas for our exhibition at Tatton Park next spring.

12 Jun 2016
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Workshop – April 2016

At the April Meeting, Nicola Hulme led a Silk Shading Workshop. We learnt a great many hints and tips  from this excellent embroiderer. You can see members concentrating hard in the photos. n.b. the work here is Nicola’s – ours took a little longer than a day to achieve! For those not involved, Joy and Pam

12 Jun 2016
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‘Structure’ exhibition at neo:gallery, Bolton

Pam W and Sue attended private view of this exhibition at neo:gallery upstairs in the Market Place shopping centre in Bolton on last Saturday (9 April).  This is the first wholly ‘textile’ exhibition that the gallery had hosted and was presented by a new group ‘eleven’ – guess how many members it has?  One of

18 Apr 2016
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Ordsall Hall workshops update

We had some excellent young stitchers at our Easter holiday workshops at Ordsall Hall.  Some were completely new to sewing and as young as 4 years old but all soon got into the rhythm of simple running stitch, with the older ones branching out into patterns they designed themselves.  Those who didn’t quite finish took

18 Apr 2016
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Workshop – March 2016

Members offered a series of taster workshops for embroiderers of all levels to share and to have fun.  Denise introduced Knot Stitches – we didn’t realise there were so many,  Sue showed us Hardanger techniques – careful snipping needed here and Lynda had her group producing prints on Gelli Plates – messy enjoyment! There were demonstrations

27 Mar 2016
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