14 December 2019 – Heather Audin

The 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet Heather is the Curator of Quilters Guild Collection which contains over 800 objects relating to the history and development of Patchwork, Quilting and Applique in Britain. Heather will entertain us with slides exploring the 300 year old history of the 1718 Silk Patchwork Coverlet.

November 9th 2019 – Angharad Thomas

  Angharad is a member of the Knitting and Crochet Guild, when asked what she does when she is not designing she replied  ” When I’m not knitting or volunteering at the KCG collection I might be walking, gardening, standing on my head (yoga), or trying to play my accordion, not all at once! ”…

Dabble Day 18th May 2019

We had a very eventful day on the  18th May where a number of members all joined together to experiment and learn new skills despite the horrendous weather outside. Thanks to Chris Hart there was a group who produced a bag, the majority completed in the day and also managed to create a small purse…

8th June 2019

Jo Beattie Precious Memories   Precious Memories Jo’s work is a reflection on memories of people we love and how we associate them with what they wear. Their patterns and colours are embedded into our memory and become inseparable from our image of them. Our patterns and colours determine not only our character and how…

Harrogate Knitting Stitching

A coach full of excited members set out on a cold November, morning, full of anticipation for the day ahead, pockets jangling, purses bulging and empty shopping bags. (Except for the obligatory flapjack, banana and flasks to keep the energy levels up and or course the packed lunches). The day was very successful, upon arrival the members…

Embellishments

Organised trips through the Society and some for information to keep you up to date   Saturday 24th November 2018  – Harrogate International Centre. The Knitting and Stitching Show. Car Share Wednesday 10th October 2018 – Quilters’ Guild Collection, York + Viking Loom, York “A Quilter’s Paradise – mini exhibition” Information only 29th & 30th…

EYES Exhibition in Beverley Minster 3rd – 10th May 2019

Chairman’s Challenge The Chair and Vice Chair challenge you to make a 3D item on the theme of ‘My pot of gold’ This could be a bag, box or container or free standing 3D object. Prizes will be awarded at the Judge’s discretion. Entry forms and further information will be available at EYES meetings from…

Programme 2018/2019

8th September 2018 Heather Cawte – The Stamford Bridge Tapestry Project, power point presentation accompanying the talk. 13th October 2018 Gail Lawther – Glorious Gardens 10th November 2018 Janet Browne – Stitching the Landscape 8th December 2018 Viv Stamford  – Found Fabric and the Antartic Project, City of Culture 12th January 2019 Alison Larkin –…

2017/2018 Year Review

This is the last post for the 2017/2018 year for the Society and we can say it was another successful year with many achievements by our members, demonstrated each month on the stage and also the interesting array of speakers each month. Even when due to unforeseen circumstances two of our speakers were unable to…

2017/2018 Guest Speakers

Saturday May 12th Lindsay Roberts The Border Tart-Tart’s Textiles Travels On Saturday May 12th we were taken on a journey, starting in the Scottish Borders travelling to Gujarat in India and back to Scotland. Lindsay shared with us her textile travels, learning first hand, techniques of dyeing, weaving and printing. It was in Gujarat that…