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Welcome to Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild !

The next meeting of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild is on 17th January 2015.

Exciting News Jan 2015 Bring and Stitch

 Merseyside Embroiderers Guild January Talk

      “Stitching Wider Horizons- embroidery with Sight Problems” by Marie Stacey and Teri Holmes  will be held from 2pm-4pm on Saturday 17th January 2015 in All Hallows Church Hall, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ cost £3 members/ £4 visitors.

Visitors Welcome

 

We had a lovely day at our MEG Christmas Party on 6th December 2014, and we had a visit from the new NW Regional EG Chair Val Coleshaw. There are lots of photos to see on GROUP EVENTS → CHRISTMAS PARTIES

Karen with Handmade Bag stall at MEG Christmas Party 2014

Karen with Handmade Bag stall at MEG Christmas Party 2014

 

There is a lovely new book available to buy (ideal for Christmas presents)  titled  “Hidden Lives:Leek’s Extraordinary HIDDEN LIVES -FRONT COVEREmbroiderers. This book tells the story of the women who stitched for the Leek Embroidery Society, a story never before told. It is 249 pages long and contains hundreds of photos. Check out BOOK REVIEWS – EMBROIDERY BOOKS to see details of how to purchase it at a bargain price of £17 directly from the author.

 

 

 

 

 

Would you like to have a look at some photos from our latest MEG workshop “Lets Print”? You will find them on TALK & WORKSHOPS 2014 pages under the PROGRAMME heading………

a student's work at "Lets Print workshop with Elsie Watkins

a student’s work at “Lets Print workshop with Elsie Watkins

Underground Xmas

Out of the packed train comes a horizontal tree, pine
needles poking through tight

plastic wrap. She’s wearing
a raincoat and a frown, the blue spruce

hugged in her strong arms like a Roman battering ram.
Commuters step aside, all sighs and clucks.

This woman loves someone enough
to bring them Christmas on the subway, wrestle

a tree twice her height through tongue-
sucking rush-hour crowds.

The sharp holiday
scent of pine enlivens the last car of the C train,

trails her to the 50th Street escalator,
where she juggles the pungent

tree on her hip, ascending.

by Jackie Sheeler

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