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…

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…

Saturday May 12th Lindsay Roberts

Tarts, Textiles and Travels On her website Lindsay describes herself as ‘The Border Tart’ This does NOT refer to some dubious pursuits but to the fact that she studied textile design in the Scottish Borders. Scotland and it’s borders are synonymous with wool and all it’s aspects of dyeing, spinning and weaving. Indigo dyeing is…