Members work June 2018

Here are a couple of examples of the many quilts which were displayed and talked about by our speaker, Greta Fitchett her imagination using reflections in  glass buildings around the world, with the ability to put that imagination into her sewing was a delight to see and more latterly her husbands artistic skills in creating designs and selecting materials for Greta…

July 14th 2018 – Jenny O’Leary

Jenny O’Leary Batik – tissue, bleach and ink – my inspiration Jenny O’Leary is a textile artist and tutor whose particular speciality is Batik, especially on tissue paper, machine embroidery, Nuno felting, reverse applique and shibori on silk. Jenny experiments with new ideas and possibilities enjoying combining techniques and materials in unusual ways.  

June 9th 2018 – Greta Fitchett

A member of the East Midlands based Living Threads Group, the Quilters’ Guild, and the Embroiderers’ Guild.  Greta works as a textile artist, and creates both embroideries and quilts, drawing inspiration from a number of sources . She has been teaching in Adult Education for about 20 years, also giving special one day classes and…

Dabble Day 24th March

Dabble Day Saturday 24th March This was a day of fun where some of the members generous with their knowledge and willing to pass their skills on to other people in the society gave their time and efforts to others.   We had four skills being demonstrated:   Smocking by hand, but we were also introduced…