12th October 2019 – Dawn Cameron Dick

The Wonderful World of Wadding and Fabulous Fabric  Too Dawn has been quilting for 41years and teaching for 30 years. She is a very traditional quilter so you will be more likely to find her quilts on beds rather than walls. Once you understand the huge choice of waddings that are available you can make…

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…

Programme of Events 2016-2017

2016 September 10th     Liberated Quilting           by Janet Bottomley October 8th       My Life in a Patchwork World           by Lynne Edwards November 12th      Topsy Turvey Collection           by Val Hughes December 10th      Stories from a…