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SARAH LOWES invites you to the debut performance of her play “My Afternoon with Bruce Lee”. Sarah has written this play which will be shown at various venues in Liverpool during September as part of the Page to Stage Festival. … 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

Ther are some beautiful photos of quilts made by Allerton Piecemakers & Stitchin’ Sisters patchwork groups on OTHER EXHIBITIONS page. “Heritage Quilts Exhibition” is in All Hallows Church until Saturday 13th Sept 2014. (see WHATS ON for opening times)

Norma shows us a double sided quilt by Yvonne Davies, Allerton Piecemakers Group

Norma shows us a double sided quilt by Yvonne Davies, Allerton Piecemakers Group

 

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………. To see a preview of “My Afternoon With Bruce Lee” by Sarah Lowes click the link below……….

http://youtu.be/mCjQkW7C_ZA

There is a new altar frontal in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral designed by Gill Roberts and embroidered by David Peglar and members of the Embroidery Studio. To see the whole story scroll down to MEMBERS ACHIEVEMENTS page………..

Altar Frontal designed by Gill Roberts and embroidered by David Peglar and members of the Cathedral Embroidery Group, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 2014

Altar Frontal designed by Gill Roberts and embroidered by David Peglar and members of the Cathedral Embroidery Group, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 2014

On Saturday 6th September 2014 we held our annual Spetember Tea Party. On the day we had “all the fun of the fair” and a delicious buffet spread. We also celebrated our members who had been in the Guild for 25 years or more with a special cake “25 Years Plus and Counting”, and our latest Bursary winner was presented with her cheque. To see all the photos of the event see GROUP EVENTS and click on Tea Parties……..

These ladies are all MEG members who have been in the Guild for 25 years or more. We had a special celebratory cake for them at our September Tea Party

These ladies are all MEG members who have been in the Guild for 25 years or more. We had a special celebratory cake for them at our September Tea Party

 

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

 

The next meeting of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild is on 4th October 2014.

11am- 1pm  ”Bring & Stitch” Bring along your latest stitching project, meet some other “like-minded” people, have a chat and a cuppa. Visitors welcome.

2pm – 4pm  – AGM followed by a TALK by Sarah Thursfield “Tudor Women’s Dresses” – a popular Speaker returns to give us an insight into the world of the Tudor seamstress. Cost £3 members/ £4 visitors Visitors welcome.

All Talks & Workshops are held in All Hallows Church Hall, Greenhill Road, Mossley Hill, Liverpool L18 6JJ

 

 

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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

Judith Kemp 2014 M.E.G. Bursary winner   Judith transferred from Bath Spa University to Hope University in Liverpool and is about to enter her third year studying Textile Design. During her time at Bath Spa she developed a love of … Continue reading

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

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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

September 2014 Gill Roberts and David Peglar have made an altar frontal which will be used in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral. Gill Roberts designed the Frontal which was inspired by two poems by the war poets. Gill says- The  original inspiration … 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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