November Stage Display

November’s stage display shows many of the completed items from the Gail Lawther workshop. Each finished object demonstrating the variety of designs and colours that can be adapted from one pattern.

2019-2020 Season

Our next event is on the 14th September 2019 – Fi Oberon is coming to demonstrate felt techniques and her work. Further details will be announced her shortly. New membership cards for the year will be available for collection at this event.

Jessica Grady – 13th July 2018

Jessica Grady is our speaker for July and will be taking us on a journey into the unconventional, she creates bold and tactile explorations of colour and pattern through hand stitching and embellishments.  Her textiles use a combination of processes including hand embroidery, dyeing, and embellished surfaces. Jessica’s talk will be accompanied by slides and…

Trips and Exhibitions Keeping you informed

Coach Trip : Saturday 28th September 2019 Skipton ‘Yarndale’ a creative festival celebrating all things woolly and wonderful Carshare/Coachtrip: Saturday 19th October 2019 Beck Isle Museum Pickering  (Coach if sufficient numbers show interest) ‘Quilts of Necessity, Quilts of Leisure’ a talk about a range of quilts,dating from the mid 1800s to the 1960s. Coach Trip:…

Jo Beattie Guest Speaker June 2019

Head, Heart and Hands. Jo’s mantra taken from a quote by Ruskin, Head, Heart, Hands the three elements which go into her textile art work. Head, the wonderful ideas Jo wants to interpret in textiles. Heart, the friends and family, particularly her  muse Agnes, all remembered in Jo’s art. Hands, Jo admitted the hardest part,…

Dabble Day 18th May 2019

We had a very eventful day on the  18th May where a number of members all joined together to experiment and learn new skills despite the horrendous weather outside. Thanks to Chris Hart there was a group who produced a bag, the majority completed in the day and also managed to create a small purse…

Flying Fish

Flying Fish Wind Socks made by the children of Eyelets at their May half term workshop.

Anne Brooke May 11th 2019

H-anne-MADE  , my journey from a to Z. Anne kept us all enthralled with her vivacity and enthusiasm for her textile art.  She spoke of her childhood and a mother who encouraged ‘messy ‘ art. Rebelling against her father’s wish for her to become a chartered accountant Anne went on to study and eventually teach…

May 2019 Stage Display

Another smaller than usual display as members are fully committed to our Minster Exhibition. Nonetheless a wonderful variety of work and talent displayed. Someone is even looking ahead to Christmas ! Check out the Father Christmas figure with its intricate embroidery.