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 –…

Exhibition on Now

Cottingham Library are now hosting an exhibition of members work. Please go along and have a look. Market Green Cottingham.                Dates: Now until 25th August. Library Opening times Mondays and Tuesdays 9:30 to 4:30 Thursday 9:30 to 6:30 Friday 9:30 to 1:00 Saturday 9:30 to 12:30 Closed Wednesdays…

Our New Year

Saturday September 8th 2018 meeting. The Stamford Bridge Tapestry Speaker Heather Cawte Arguably the most important date in the history of England….1066. We all know about William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings but do we know our local history? Stitched in wool on linen the Bayeux Tapestry recorded that fateful day and now…

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 2015-2016

2015 September 12th      Enter the World of Jane Austen (Regency Costume Design)           by Julia Soames October 10th      Contemporary Textiles in the Church          by Polly Meynell November 14th      Inspiration from Africa (ideas for Creative people)           by…

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…

2017/2018 Programme of Events

2017/2018 September 9th      Resurgam -Bronte quilt recreated – a 200 year old quilt           by Sarah Williamson October 14th      Coral Anniversary – 35 Memories from our members November 14th      With Just a Needle and Thread           by Dr Susan Kay-Williams RSN…

2018 Residential Weekend

A fantastic weekend was had by all those who attended, lots of sun, fun and laughter and a tremendous amount of work, to a high standard, was produced, thanks to the brilliant tuition from Karen (very patient and understanding). Please see below pictures of those hard at work producing these masterpieces and then the finished…