Alison Larkin February 13th

Serendipity, Austen Embroidery and Lady’s Magazine Following retirement after 30 years of teaching Alison was able to follow her passion of 18th and 19th century embroidery on a full time basis, without the feelings of guilt many of us experience. Serendipity stepped in in the form of an embroidery pattern discovered in a back copy…

Hearts, Luggage Tabs, Flying Geese and New Arrivals

Ruth : My January sewing finished project. I made 120 flying geese 0.5″x0.75″. The finished square is 14″ Hearts : Jeanne,Sue and Helen Luggage Tabs and Rolls undertaken following January Zoom meeting. Elizabeth talks about her ideas and inspiration: I have been busy making Suffolk puffs the last few days. It’s making me want to…

Welcome to 2021

Saturday January 9th 2021 and we had another enjoyable Zoom meeting Val B has written this month’s report. EYES Zoom Meeting January 9th 2021 Anne Brooke  – For the Love of Stitch Val began the meeting by welcoming everyone but pointed out how difficult it was to gauge everyone’s reaction so she would love to…

Christmas 2020

Joyce D. Hello, a picture of two goldwork projects just finished. They are the initials of my daughter and son. Hoped to get them framed before Christmas but do not think that is going to happen! The C is couched gold jap with silk embroidery thread for flower, leaves and tendrils. Padded leather for the…

Knitting and stitching self portrait competition.

The challenge was issued a few months ago. In a time when we were unable to come together for our usual live events, they wanted to find another way to keep the craft community inspired with a creative project that would bring everyone together.They received over two-hundred unique entries from crafters of all ages and abilities…

Jennie Rayment Zoom

Saturday 12th December EYES held its third Zoom session . Maureen has written a report on the session. EYES held their third Zoom with over 50 participants after a welcome from Val our Chairperson two entertaining poems were read, one by Val and two by Margaret .Val then invited Jennie Rayment to give us a…

Jacky’s Woodland Inspirations

image 1, inspired by a walk and sketch in Burton Bushes, Beverely Westwood.  Gustav Klimt did many paintings of woods so wall-hanging was created with his work in mind. image 2, I woke with this image from a dream really clearly in my head and I tried to reproduce my imaginings image 3, inspired by…

Meeting Remotely for Christmas

Saturday December 12th at 2pm ZOOM Jennie Rayment Wear your Christmas jumper, Bring your Christmas spirit (or other beverage!!) Members who joined us in November will receive an automatic invitation, if you weren’t there and would like to join in contact Val W ASAP.

EYES meet over the Internet

Saturday 14th November we had our second EYES Zoom meeting. Sheila F., has written a blog of her experience. EYES Thoughts Sheila F. November 14th, second Saturday in the month, it must be EYES this afternoon. But we’re in lockdown again, we need to stay at home as much as possible. So thank you Val…