Wiling Away the Hours April 1st Update

And the ideas keep rolling in, no excuses now. Royal School of Needlework Have launched a global challenge, anyone anywhere can join in this one. Link above. What have your fellow members been doing ? April 2020 Val B has also completed her Mary Gamester piece. You can see this on the members work page….

EYES Covid 19 Latest

Well done week 1 nearly over! Ideas for getting through the next weeks. textileartist.org have just launched a Community Stitch Challenge where each artist will present a weekly online challenge. Sue Stone presents the week 1 Challenge Click on the link above  Community Stitch Challenge , for more detail. Many of you may remember Sue’s talk …

Today is National Quilters Day

Saturday 21st March National Quilters Day Did You know? Has it stirred you on to plan a new quilt or finish an UFO? Val, our Chair, has sent one or two snippets. “Yesterday  I decided to sort out my quilt projects, I had plenty of ideas and materials for tops. Did I really want to…

Closures during Covid 19 situation

In order to support Government measures to limit the spread of the Covid virus EYES have taken the decision to cancel all further face to face meetings for the 2019/ 2020 semester.  This means no speakers, workshops and UFO’s in April, May, June or July 2020. We thank all members for your support over the…

How are you ‘wiling away the hours’?

I am sure EYES members will not be hiding away simply because the news is scary. Let us know what you are doing to keep busy at home. Opera and classical music Buffs can take advantage of the closure of  New York Met Opera Full details on the link above or download their Met Opera…

The Latest EYES News for You

Due to the unprecedented  ongoing Covid 19 outbreak and possible further restrictions on movement,we will not be holding our usual face to face meetings in April. This means no April speaker and no UFO for the duration. The situation is constantly changing and we want all members to keep in touch. To this end please…

February Scarves

Q: What do all giraffes need to keep their long necks warm ? A:  A lovely hand made scarf of course.

Philippa Naylor Saturday February 8th

A wishbone a backbone and a funny bone, this was the title of Phillipa’s presentation for our February 2020 meeting. We were given a wonderfully  entertaining insight into her life and the interests which influence her textile work. The wishbone was perhaps her childhood wish to live in the area of Beverley that she now…

Mary Gamester March 14th 2020

Mary will tell us of her wonderful journeys to India, Uzbekistan and Vienna. With many anecdotes and examples of her work inspired by her travels. On Sunday 15th following her talk Mary is running a workshop on transfer painting for quilting and embroidery. There are still one or two places available to members contact us…

February 2020 Stage Display

  A smaller selection than usual, perhaps everyone is working on their Easter/Spring designs ready for April.