Wednesday, 17 July 2019

Pam Exploring Stitch

Those people not attending the "bird" workshop at the July meeting were invited to join Pam in a session exploring various stitches. It is amazing what you can do with stitch, here are some of Pam's examples:

Saturday, 13 July 2019


Here are some of the Birds at the next stage of their development. Looking forward to seeing some in their full plumage!

Wednesday, 10 July 2019

July 2019 Meeting

There was an all day workshop run by Threadmill textile artist, Jane Hadfield. The theme was 3-D birds.  Birds of all shapes and sizes, colours and finery were created during an excellent day of designing and stitching.

Here is some of the work in progress.

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

June Meeting - Afternoon

In the afternoon we had the pleasure of an illustrated talk from Nikki Parmenter .  Nikki took us through her early work using paper to the large and complex hangings she now makes. Breathtaking work of vibrancy and imagination. Here is a selection:-

Sunday, 16 June 2019

The Peterloo Banner is complete

The banner will be on display at Stockport Library's Peterloo events on 28 June, 17 and 19 July , 2 and 7 August. The events are free but need to be booked at

Friday, 14 June 2019

Artist Talk - Cristina Rodrigues

You can hear a talk about the beautiful work of Cristina  Rodriguez (she designed and worked the Altar cloths in Manchester Cathedral) at the Manchester Metropolitan University on 25 June (11am).  Check the link here MMU .

Cristina's work forms part of an exhibition entitled Ruskin's Manchester, celebrating the 200th anniversary of his birth, which runs from 24 June until 23 August.