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Next meeting- will be held-
Until we can return to our meeting place in All Hallows we are holding regular Zoom meetings with talks by various interesting speakers.
Our next Zoom meeting will take place at 2pm on Saturday 14th
November 2020 when will have a Talk by Gill Roberts titled “A Bag of Scraps and Inspiration”. Gill will demonstrate how to make a bag with handles and will also talk about her inventive use of Kaffe Fassett fabrics. Cost £5 per person for Zoom talk.
If you are a member of MEG we will send you info about how to pay. We welcome members of other branches to join us for Zoom meetings. Please contact email@example.com for further details.
Kathy Green has just had a banner she embroidered installed in St. Wilfred’s Church, Liverpool. Beautiful work, Kathy!
We had a very interesting and inspiring Talk by Zoom with Helen Barnes recently. To see reviews of the day and some photographs please click here…….
FLORIALIA exhibition by Nikki Parmenter is now showing in Gawthorpe Hall until some time to be decided in 2021. It is a wonderfully colourful, inspiring exhibition so do go if you have an opportunity to… but, as always we have some photos. So just click on the link to view them.
Today is World Poverty Day, a good day to reflect on the amazing work of Sreepur.
Chair’s Chat for October 2020 is available also Annual Report of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild, just follow the link…
MEG Newsletter Issue Four, August 2020 available 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 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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