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Workshop February 2012 – ‘Monochrome’ with Pam West

Another fun workshop with our very own President of the Branch – Pam West.  The exercise was to use fabric and threads of only one colour, hence ‘monochrome’.  The colours could be varying tints and tones and sparkles but of only one colour.  The tutorial was based on a 10cm square grid and to section

04 Feb 2012
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Sue's samples of her Embroidered Casket

Workshop January 2012 – Miniature Embroidered Caskets with Sue Johnson

Our first workshop this year was led by one of our members Sue Johnson. We were all delighted with the technique she showed us, using a new fabric Evalon which takes colour very well and is non-fraying and although extremely soft is hardwearing. To help us along Sue prepared kits for us to use and her

11 Jan 2012
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Postcards from around the World

A project celebrating the 2012 Games in London was displayed at the Embroiderers’ Guild AGM, a total of 2,916, representing the Sporting nations of the World.  Each Guild wanting to take part in this challenge was designated a country to interpret in stitch.  At Manchester we were very lucky to be drawn Indonesia, a country

04 Jan 2012
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Rainbow Squares

The branches of the Embroiderers Guild have been challenged to produce as many rainbow squares as they can with all the variations imaginable! Here at Manchester, our designated colour was yellow and we have some wonderful finished squares that have joined with all the other branches at functions throughout the country on show to the

04 Jan 2012
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Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all our members at The Manchester Embroidery Guild!  May your New Year be happy, healthy and fruitful!

01 Jan 2012
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