Wednesday, 6 November 2019

November Meeting 2019 - Liz Almond

On Saturday 2 November we welcomed Liz Almond for a full-day workshop on Kogin. This Japanese variation on Sashiko is very formal and rhythmical. Liz is a great tutor, very clear in her instructions and extremely willing to help.  Here are some images from the day:-

Friday, 1 November 2019

Monday, 28 October 2019

Programme for 2020

You can have an early look at the proposed Programme for 2020.  It isn't complete yet (watch out for updates!) but is already very exciting with some potentially fascinating workshops and talks. If you click on the links then you can take a look at the work of some of the people who will be visiting us in the coming year.

Tuesday, 15 October 2019

October Meeting 2019

On the 5 October, the "Journey" continued with input from Joy, Pam and Linda.  Great design ideas. Here are some of the activities:-

There was also a display of members work over the last 12 months:

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

Nikki Parmenter Exhibition

Nikki Parmenter's Exhibition opens at the Williamson Gallery on the Wirral on Saturday 5 October and runs until 22 December.  The Williamson is open 10-5 Wednesday - Sunday. 

Friday, 27 September 2019


There are many potentially exciting exhibitions this Autumn. Here are a few to start with:-

British Textile Biennial, 3 Oct- 3 Nov.  There are exhibitions and workshops all over North Lancashire including Queen Street Mill, Gawthorpe Hall, Blackburn Cathedral (great CafĂ©) and Accrington Market Hall. Check out the web site via the 'current exhibitions' area of the blog.

Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair, 10 Oct- 13 Oct.  Outstanding ( and pricey!)  crafts of all kinds.

Glossop Branch Open Day, 12 October.  Entitled "Tempting Textiles" and taking place at Lymefield Garden Centre in Broadbottom, Hyde. Embroidery AND a Garden Centre, What's not to love!!

Monday, 23 September 2019

Nikki Parmenter on the Wirral

Our speaker at the June meeting was the excellent Nikki Parmenter. You can see more of Nikki's marvellous work when Nikki has her own exhibition at the Williamson Art Gallery on the Wirral from 5 October - 22 December.