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Merry Christmas 2015

Merry Christmas to all our members and visitors to our blog. On behalf of the Manchester branch of The Embroiderers’ Guild we wish you a Merry Christmas and a very happy, healthy, prosperous New Year.

21 Dec 2015
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Workshop – December 2015

The year has flown and own December meeting came round again, this time with an easier stitching activity (thank you Anne for making up the little kits) but a much more difficult quiz! We started in the morning with simple stitching on plastic canvas shapes to make snowflakes.  Many of us managed to finish two

10 Dec 2015
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Workshop – November 2015

The workshop in the morning of our November meeting certainly taxed our ability to follow instructions correctly! We were folding paper, and then fabric, to create a box/bag from a photo that Sue had seen in ‘From Print to Stitch’ by Janet Edmonds.  On a larger scale, it’s a traditional Japanese bag for which it’s

10 Dec 2015
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Branch AGM – October 2015

As usual members enjoyed a social get together in the morning and then a speedy AGM and branch meeting just before lunch.  There was lots to talk about and Sue is continuing to do a brilliant job as Chair backed up by her supporting committee.  We are planning a couple of  exhibitions in the near future

04 Oct 2015
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Workshop – September 2015

A warm welcome back was had by all after a lovely break over the summer period but it was lovely to get back to stitching and catching up with a good chit chat.  I wasn’t sure if I was able to make it as I’d fallen down some stairs the night before and wasn’t sure

09 Sep 2015
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