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Next meeting-

will be held on

Saturday 27th April 2019

10.00am – 4.00pm WORKSHOP with Ann Cornes “From Plain to Printed: Techniques for Adding Pattern to Fabric”. Ann is a talented member from Glossop branch and she will show us how to make printing blocks to transform plain fabrics, using a variety of techniques.

Cost – members £20, visitors £25               Visitors welcome

Booking is essential. Contact Sarah at coursebooking@megonline.co.uk

All Talks and Workshops are held in All Hallows Centre, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ (unless otherwise stated)



New Project – deadline 10th June 2019 – “Flags of Thanks”

To celebrate 2019 Armed Forces Day St Thomas’s Church in Salisbury would like us to contribute to “Flags of Thanks”. The nation is being asked to create customised flags that reflect the gratitude and support for the Armed Forces Community. The flags will be displayed in a public exhibition in June 2019. For full details about the project and an address to which to post your flags please click here.


Chair’s Chat for March 2019 is available now, just follow the link…..


We had an interesting  Talk by Penny Vernon about the Quaker tapestry at our March meeting. Some photos can be seen on the Workshops & Talks page or just click here…


If you have spare time why not consider Distance Learning? Embroiderers’ Guild run a variety of courses to suit all abilities. Have a look here for all the details….


We have photographs!! Photos of all the exhibits from our recent sensational Endeavour exhibition may be viewed here…

PHILANGA'S WEDDING DRESS by Gill Roberts, hand and machine embroidery, Endeavour exhibition, Liverpool Cathedral, Sept 2018

PHILANGA’S WEDDING DRESS by Gill Roberts, hand and machine embroidery, Endeavour exhibition, Liverpool Cathedral, Sept 2018


CONTEMPORARY THREADS, a new textile arts group based in Liverpool

A group of stitchers who are members of the Quilters Guild and/or Embroiderers Guild have set up a new textile arts group, Contemporary Threads, which will meet at St Bride’s, Percy Street, LIVERPOOL L8 7LT in central Liverpool on the first Saturday of each month, from 10am – 2pm.
Any stitchers who are interested in textiles and mixed media are welcome to join. The aim of the group is to provide mutual inspiration for creating beautiful pieces; to encourage each other to stretch ourselves; and to share ideas and techniques.  We also aim to arrange occasional workshops and speakers.
You can join via the Facebook page, Contemporary Threads or by contacting the group’s Chair, Maggie Pearson  (email: maggie.pearson1@btinternet.com). 
COME AND JOIN US!

NW Regional Day 2018 was held in Leyland on Saturday 21st April 2018 and Merseyside Young Embroiderers’ won First, Second and Third prizes in the YE Kathleen Mansfield Award!! Well done Merseyside YE!! And congratulations to our YE Leader Val Heron!! Have a look at some photos of the day here….

Merseyside Young Embroiderers won First, Second and Third prizes Kathleen Mansfield Award at NW Regional Day, Leyland 2018. Awards presented by James Fox. Congratulations to all

Merseyside Young Embroiderers won First, Second and Third prizes Kathleen Mansfield Award at NW Regional Day, Leyland 2018. Awards presented by James Fox. Congratulations to all



Dilys Parry, one of our members, generously organised a trip to Kendal on Saturday 3rd

Dilys Parry in Kendal 2017

June to view the Quaker Tapestry. We had a very enjoyable day with sunshine all the way! The Quaker Tapestry Exhibition Centre staff were very friendly and informative, and the cafe served delicious food as well! Unfortunately we were not permitted to photograph any of the embroideries, but many thanks to Gill Roberts for the lovely photographs of our group.

MEG visit to Kendal to see the Quaker Tapestry, June 2017


Stitch Me a River by Ann Rogers, 1995

Stitch Me a River by Ann Rogers, 1995

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