Sunday July 12th

Dorothy Dorothy has completed a black and white quilt a special request from her son. Out of the Chrysalis emerged a beautiful butterfly……… If you are passing Hilary’s house look out for this beautiful butterfly before it flits away. One block of Japanese style quilting started as a bed quilt ended being repurposed as a…

Independence Day 2020 !!

Val W. I have found crocheting relaxing in lockdown. I had wool left after making the family of mice (below) and used it up on the snowman ring. My first Christmas 2020 item. Deb’s dog comfort blanket and dress made with fabric bought at the NEC a year ago. Huguette I had a good stash…

Sunday June 28th UFOs and More

Evlelyn’s Herb Cushion Started at a Gail Lawther residential Cober Hill Evelyn says this cushion is from 2016 started at an EYES residential Cober Hill. ” I did not realise how much hand embroidery I was planning to use.” Hilary recalls the 70s with her Cloth Kit Dolls Two projects one reflecting the present and…

Susan’s UFO in Lockdown

England is slowly emerging from a total ‘lockdown’ into a brave new world where social distancing will likely be the norm. EYES members continue to finish of earlier projects or start new ones with their stash gathered over the years. Susan B has been working on the cross stitch below. Susan’s work is based on…

Sunday June 14th Keeping Busy

Lesley has used the lockdown to create this Quirky Animal quilt top. Whilst she waits for suitable wadding she also completed this Corona Cow Quilt.   Pat has answered the call of family and made these fabric face masks ready for use on Monday 15th. Annette has used her time to finish off a quilt started by…

June 9th Not out of the woods yet.

Visit the members’ Work page for a slide show of all the work completed by members during the past few months. Sue M What do you do if you have run out of Birthday Cards ? EYES members are never stumped, Sue has made her own cards. Recycle Challenge  Judy has responded to Val’s challenge…

Sunday June 7th Where are we now?

Check out Eyelets update on the EYELETS page. Information from our Chair and work completed during lockdown. Hello to you all. We cannot believe we are into June, and would have been welcoming Richard Box to our meeting. He is very good at sharing his embroidery skills and techniques so we do hope he can…

June 1st Lockdown Eases

Val W’s 2020 Lockdown Quilt Entitled ‘Every Cloud has a Silver Lining’  in this case a silver lining to enforced ‘Stay at Home’ was TIME. Lockdown enabled Val to complete this quilt she has had since 2010. Inspired by a trip to London and the V&A exhibition ‘300 years of quilting’.   News about EYES…

Wonderful Bank Holiday Weather

Hilary G watching the flowers grow. Hilary has created this window art based on a book by Eric Carle. We wait for the flower to appear.   Below A Jelly Roll /Bosal rug stitched by Hilary G. Annette C  A Diary of my UFO using a pack bought at the  Northern Quilt Exhibition September 1st…

Tuesday May 12thMembers Update

A message from our Chair and Vice Chair Hello, We start by wishing you, your friends and family the very best from all EYES committee members. Please stay safe and strong during these unprecedented times. It is now two months since our last meeting and workshop together in March. We hope you have been following…