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will be held on
Saturday 19th January 2019
The plan for the day is-
11am – 1pm Bring & Stitch FREE Visitors welcome!
2pm – 4pm Talk by Caroline Richardson “Embroidery of a Jacobean Lady”. Come along and find out from an expert in Jacobean history what it was like to stitch in the 17th century. Cost £3 visitors and £5 members Visitors welcome!
All Talks and Workshops are held in All Hallows Centre, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ (unless otherwise stated)
Chair’s Chat for December is available now, just follow the link…..
Beginning of December saw our last event to be held at the Unitarian Church Hall, Ullet Road. It was our Christmas Fun Day! We had lots of attractions and 3 workshops, the day was well attended and lots of fun! Hilary McCormack won first prize in the Traditional Embroidery competition, to see the winning entry click here. Have a look at some Christmas fun Day photos here or look under the heading Group Events……
Bookings are now being taken for NW Region Residential Summer School 2019. Full details of Workshops on offer and costs may be found here.. Summer School is held in Waddow Hall, Clitheroe from 31st May 2019 – 2nd June 2019.
We enjoyed a “Rag Bowl” workshop with Josephine Ormerod recently. Have a look at some photographs 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…
The 70273 Project.
If you would like to become involved with this project to make blocks to commemorate 70273 physically and mentally disabled people who were murdered by the Nazis between January 1940 and August 1941, please click here or here for more information about the project. There will be an exhibition of quilts made from these blocks in St Bride’s Church, Percy St, Liverpool L8 7LT on Holocaust Memorial Day 27th January 2019.
CONTEMPORARY THREADS, a new textile arts group based in Liverpool
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….
Dilys Parry, one of our members, generously organised a trip to Kendal on Saturday 3rd
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.
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