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What’s On

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  LIBBY BOWER WORKSHOP Come and join Textile Artist Libby Bower to create a bespoke greetings card or artwork from 11am – 4pm on Sunday 31st August 2014 at Bluecoat Design Centre, School Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L1 3BX Cost £45/ … Continue reading

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Welcome to Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild website!

Information on the following embroidery and knitting projects may be found further down this page-

  • “All That Glistens” – EG Annual Members’ Challenge 2014/15
  • The Power of 5 – distance learning in embroidery from E.G. HQ
  • Project Linus UK – knit small blankets and hats for sick children
  • Teddies for Tragedies (UK) – knit teddies for children in third world countries
  • Knit for Neville (NW Cancer Research) – knit or crochet any item to aid research into cancer

 

Sarah Lowes has written a play “My Afternoon with Bruce Lee”. It will be performed in various venues in Liverpool during September as part of the Page to Stage Festival. For details of dates, times & how to book tickets (£8/£7 concs) see WHATS ON at the top of this page……….

 

Liverpool Womens Hospital twinned with Birmingham Womens Hospital on 21st-22nd June 2014 to run a 110 mile cycle ride to each others hospitals as a joint fund-raising effort. Merseyside YE with YE Leader Val Heron were asked to embroider a pennant which would be presented on arrival at Birmingham. Below you can see the riders before they set off for Birmingham, with the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Erica Kemp and our pennant, which featured a Liver Bird on a bike.

 

Liverpool Women's Hospital Charity Bike Ride 2014 & pennant made by Merseyside YE

Liverpool Women’s Hospital Charity Bike Ride 2014 & pennant made by Merseyside YE

On 22nd August 2014 Liverpool Decorative Fine Arts Society presented a wall hanging “In My Liverpool Home”, designed and embroidered by Merseyside YE, to Liverpool Women’s Hospital. To see more please visit the YE page…..

"In My Liverpool Home" hanging, commissioned by LDFAS, made by Merseyside YE, and presented to Liverpool Womens Hospital, Aug 2014

“In My Liverpool Home” hanging, commissioned by LDFAS, made by Merseyside YE, and presented to Liverpool Womens Hospital, Aug 2014

 

 

Ken Porter (Ruby Porter’s husband) and his grandson Matthew bravely abseiled down Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday 9th August to raise funds for Sreepur. They managed to raise £800 on the day, so very well done to all concerned. We have some photos of the abseil on SREEPUR NEWS page plus an update to Ruby’s blog, but here is a preview…………

Matthew Abbott on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity

Matthew Abbott on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity

Ken Porter on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity

Ken Porter on his descent down Liverpool Cathedral to fundraise for Sreepur charity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The next meeting of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild is on 6th September 2014.

Saturday 6th September is the date of our popular September Tea Party which is held in Unitarian Church Hall, Ullet Road, Liverpool L17 2AA. This year we have an exhibition by Hanna Roberts, our 2013 Bursary Winner, who will be displaying her final Degree Show work. As well as Hanna we have Traders, Sales Table, Cake Stall, Tombola, and a sumptuous buffet Tea. Cost £3 Visitors Welcome!

 

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Bursary

Merseyside Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild – Student Bursary 2014/15 We are very pleased to offer a bursary of £500 to university students working with embroidery or stitch. This is the second year we have run the scheme and last … Continue reading

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Bursary winners – Hanna Wyn Roberts 2013 winner

Hanna Wyn Roberts 2013 M.E.G. Bursary winner Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild’s first Bursary Winner, who receives £500, is Hanna Wyn Roberts.   Hanna is a second year student at Cardiff Metropolitan University, and she is studying for a Bachelor of Arts … Continue reading

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” All That Glistens” -E.G Annual Members’ Challenge 2014/2015

EG Annual Members Challenge 2014 – 1511072014_0000 EG Annual Members Challenge 2014 – 15(2)11072014_0000 EG Annual Members Challenge 2014 – 15(3)11072014_0000  

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KNIT FOR NEVILLE ( NW Cancer Research )

North West Cancer Research, founded in 1948, is one of the longest running medical charities in the country. Since its foundation it has raised over £28million to fund cancer research projects in the North West of England and North Wales. … Continue reading

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Teddies for Tragedies

Teddies for Tragedies Doctors in Third World countries have found that children who have their own teddies to cuddle get better more quickly than those who do not. Each child takes their teddy home, so there is a need for … Continue reading

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Project Linus UK

Project Linus came to the UK in March 2000, and it continues to grow. Project Linus UK provides home-made security blankets to paediatric cancer patients, and to other seriously ill, abused or traumatised children – children in need of a big … Continue reading

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The Power of 5 – distance learning from E.G.

The Power of 5 A new initiative in distance learning for stitch In your own time At your own pace Pursuing your own interests In your own home For your own enjoyment These are courses people tell us they always … Continue reading

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Members’ Achievements

May 2014 Vicky Williams created a Banner for the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral Branch of the Mothers Union, which was completed in May 2014.     This shows the completed banner. It has kept me busy this Spring and, without the … Continue reading

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Competition Winners

The latest Sreepur Quilt Draw was held on 30th December 2013. the winners are- M.Bailey, Cheshire – won Sreepur embroidered silk quilt M. O’Donnell, Liverpool C. Fox, Wirral L. West, Liverpool L. Wrest, Liverpool The Sreepur Quilt Draw was held … Continue reading

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