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will be held on
Saturday 21st September 2019
10am – 4pm We have a WORKSHOP with Nikki Parmenter “Fantastic Fish”
Nikki will show us how to create on of her imaginative mixed media creations. She is a Cheshire- based textile artist who is widely exhibited. It will be an exciting day!
Cost – £20 members and £25 visitors. Booking is essential as places are limited. To book a place please contact Sarah – firstname.lastname@example.org Visitors welcome!
All Talks and Workshops are held in All Hallows Centre, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ (unless otherwise stated)
TUDOR SPEKE GROUP PROJECT:
Chair’s Chat for September 2019 is available, just follow the link…
On Sunday 25th August 2019 the National Garden Scheme held an open garden for charity day at the Victorian Walled Garden in Croxteth Hall, Liverpool. MEG were invited to put on a small display of work and to provide information about the branch. The day was enjoyed by all who attended, and the weather remained glorious!
Judith Rowley came to MEG in August to share tales of her creative journey and show us many of her embroideries. Have a look at some more of her work here….
We had a very enjoyable Workshop with Sheila Conchie on Saturday 20th July where we constructed five-sided caskets. Have a look at some photos here…
It was National Stitch Day 2019 on Saturday 22nd June and Vicky, Hilary, Liz, Karen, Brenda and Dilys met up in the magnificent setting of the Great Hall in Speke Hall, Liverpool for an afternoon of stitch. Brenda brought the Endeavour cloak and we had our MEG banner as examples of stitch. We were working on the slips for our ongoing Tudor Speke project. Visitors showed a lot of interest in our work and some had a go at some stitching. Photos available to view, just click here…
Our Endeavour exhibition in Sefton Park Palm House has now ended. We have some photos of this exhibition , just click here to see them..
We have photographs!! Photos of all the exhibits from our recent sensational Endeavour exhibition may be viewed here…
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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