Quilts for Care Leavers

In 2018 One hundred and seventeen quilts were given out at special Christmas Dinners for teenagers leaving care providers. A dinner is to take place in Hull Christmas 2019, 50 quilts are needed to give out at this dinner. Details; Simply make one block to contribute   either  6.5 ins square  or 12.5 ins square or  quilt tops…

Stage Display February 2019

Pineapple design , paper piecing begun at Philippa Naylor workshop, 2nd February.     Bed fit for Thumbelina.   Another wonderful display from EYES members showing the variety of skills and techniques.   An appeal from our Librarian Lyn to members to donate sanitary pads to be included in the Hull ‘Red Box’ project.  The…

Phillipa Naylor Workshop 2019

Saturday 2nd February 2019 saw winter arrive for the first time in Cottingham, but we were not going to be daunted by a little snow. Phillipa was to teach us how to make a pineapple block using the technique of paper piecing. Phillipa’s workshops are always a delight, full of information, useful tips and personal…

9th February 2019

Heather Young – My Dyeing Journey Heather will take you through how she started to dye yarns and wool types and will give a demonstration on the dyeing of wool.  She will also have many examples of the wools she has dyed.  

Saturday January 12th 2019

Opus Anglicanum Speaker: Alison Larkin Opus anglicanum also known as English work is fine embroidery often worked in gold thread. It dates from the Medieval times particularly the 12th  to mid 14th century. The work was highly prized for its exquisite needlework and great detail and was used for  Archbishop’s Copes and to embellish diplomatic…

Harrogate Knitting Stitching

A coach full of excited members set out on a cold November, morning, full of anticipation for the day ahead, pockets jangling, purses bulging and empty shopping bags. (Except for the obligatory flapjack, banana and flasks to keep the energy levels up and or course the packed lunches). The day was very successful, upon arrival the members…

Member Benefit

10% Discount at Knit One Stitch One Finkle Street, Cottingham. on production of EYES card