8th June 2019

Jo Beattie Precious Memories   Precious Memories Jo’s work is a reflection on memories of people we love and how we associate them with what they wear. Their patterns and colours are embedded into our memory and become inseparable from our image of them. Our patterns and colours determine not only our character and how…

Speaker April 2019

From Intangible History to Creative Practice. Engagement with the deep-sea trawlermen of Hull and their fashion design process 1950s to 1970s. The daughter of a hull trawler man, brought up  in a  matriarchal household of talented weavers and stitchers  Claire gave us a fascinating talk about her own career and study exploring both aspects of…

Eyelets Easter Workshop

Eyelets have also been busy preparing for our May Exhibition. They have worked on their version of the Rainbow and Pots of Gold.

April 2019 Stage Display

A smaller than usual display as everyone is working on items for the May Exhibition however everything of the usual high standard. Most have an Easter theme this month.

Beverley Minster Exhibition 2019

Above photo of group Rainbow Project. One of the exhibits on display.   The EYES Biennial Exhibition of Members’ work will be held at Beverley Minster 3rd May to 10th May 2019. 3 – 4th May 2019 – 10:00 – 4:00 pm 6 – 10th May 2019 – 10:00 – 4:00 pm Entry is free…

Harrogate – Spring Quilt Festival

This was an excellent day out enjoyed by all of those who went, not too taxing on the feet as the venue was The Great Yorkshire Showground in Hall 2 and was not too spread out with plenty of room for us to walk around and enjoy the exhibitions and there were some very interesting…

March 9th Sarah Impey

Writing with a needle. Sarah’s first foray into textile work was foundation piecing a patchwork of hexagons from scraps of 1970s fabrics of her mother’s. In fact it was her mother who then backed this piece after it had been ‘finished’. Sarah then told us of her work as a political journalist reporting on Parliament,…

February 9th Heather Young

My Dyeing Journey An interesting and informative afternoon’s talk about her own journey of discovery . Heather spoke about her methods creating hand knitted items, from choosing the correct wools through to calculating where to add individual dyes and turn the skeins into balls for knitting. It brought back memories of childhood sitting, not so…

Stage Display March 2019

A wide range of creative textile work on display again this month. Ranging from quilts to intricate goldwork. Look out for Hilary’s bags created from CABLE! (craft acquisitions beyond life expectancy) I am sure we all fall into this pit.