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The next meeting of Merseyside Embroiderers’ Guild is on Saturday 18th March 2017
We have a change to our meeting and there will be no Bring and Stitch session this month.
10am – 12.30pm Free workshop to be led by Margaret Smith for participants who attended Kaffe Fassett patchwork workshop on how to make up their quilts.
12.30pm – 1.30pm Presentation by Kim Parkman and Marie Stacey on the future of Merseyside Branch, followed by question & answer session. It is important for all members to attend, if possible, as there are very important issues to think about.
1.30pm Lunch break
2pm – 4pm TALK by N.Wales EG “Sharing Good Practice”. The speakers are Moya McCarthy, Ronnie White and Linda Beagan. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear highly-talented embroiderers sharing their ideas and showing us their work. Visitors are very welcome to attend the Talk. Cost £3 members/ £5 visitors.
All Talks and Workshops are held in All Hallows Church Hall, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ (unless otherwise stated)
Reminder to book now for our N.E.C. trip. Only a few seats left!
On Thursday 16th March 2017 we are planning a trip to N.E.C. Birmingham. Cost £30 per person, which includes entrance to 3 shows. For further details and how to book a seat please see poster on WHATS ON
New! FREE Stitch and Sew sessions at Abakhan, Liverpool
Join us for ‘Stitch & Sew’ at Mostyn & Liverpool stores starting in March 2017! They are FREE weekly sessions to meet people with a similar interest – bring your stitching or sewing projects along and enjoy! (hand stitching and sewing only)
Everyone welcome – all levels and abilities. No booking required just turn up!
Liverpool launches Tuesday 7th March
See more info by following this link
On Saturday we attended a Workshop with Shelly Rhodes and Fabulous Fragments” It was a very busy workshop with an excellent tutor and lots of interesting results. If you could not attend and would like to see some photos and an account of the day just click here to follow the link.
Karen Scott, recent graduate from Hope University and 2015 joint Bursary winner, has some of her work featured in LOVERPOOL exhibition held in the Gallery 57-69 Victoria St, Liverpool L1 6DE until 19th February 2017. Follow this link to see more photos of the exhibition.
We have photographs of two of the beautiful quilts which were designed by Gill Roberts and Alice Bradley at the Kaffe Fassett Workshop held in Dec 2016. If any other workshop participants have completed their quilts please send us some photos- we would love to see them! Have a look at our Kaffe Fassett Workshop photos here to see larger versions.
Wirral EG’s 20th Birthday exhibition is taking place at the moment until 5th March 2017 in Williamson Art Gallery, Birkenhead. If you can’t get over to the Gallery to see it in person, we have some wonderful photos of the exhibits here…. or click on Other Exhibitions page
Our Young Embroiderers have been to Liverpool Town Hall to meet Lord Mayor Cllr. Roz Gladden and present the cushion they made for the Lady Mayoress’ Parlour, which she was delighted to receive. More photos here……..
On Friday 2nd December 2016 we attended a very inspiring Kaffe Fassett Lecture which was held in Capstone Theatre, Liverpool. We had lots of visitors and filled the theatre. We all left feeling inspired by colour and looking forward to the next day’s workshop. There are lots of photos from the Capstone on our Talks & workshops 2016 page or just click here ….
On Saturday 2nd December 2016 MEG held the long-awaited Kaffe Fassett Workshop. We had a wonderful day learning from Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably and there are lots of photos on Workshops & Talks 2016 page or just click here ….