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Next meeting-  will be held on Saturday 15th February 2020

All Talks and Workshops are held in All Hallows Centre, Greenhill Road, Liverpool L18 6JJ (unless otherwise stated)


NW Regional Day 2020 information click here …

Rose Bowl, Aurifil and Kathleen Mansfield Competition Guidelines 2020 click here…

For Competition Entry/Insurance forms contact Hilary secretary@megonline.co.uk


Chair’s Chat for January 2020 is available, just follow the link…


Link to Tudor Speke project for NW Regional Day 2020


Natural Progression Textile Group have an exhibition titled “Renewal” running until 28th January in Avant Garden Centre, Leyland, PR25 5XW. The theme is regeneration and renewal and we have some photographs here…

FROSTY MORNING by Susan Snape, Natural Progression Textile Group, Jan 2020

FROSTY MORNING by Susan Snape, Natural Progression Textile Group, Jan 2020


We enjoyed a TALK by Sarah Thursfield on Saturday 18th January. She told us about the history of shirt making and plain sewing. If you missed it we have some photos here…

Sarah Thursfield Talk “Of Seamstresses and Shirts: Plain and Not-So-Plain Sewing”, Jan 2020


Sreepur Orphanage is celebrating its 30th birthday this year. There are lots of photos on our Sreepur page or just follow the link here….

Happy 30th Birthday Sreepur

Happy 30th Birthday Sreepur


On Saturday 7th December 2019 we held our MEG Christmas Party. It was the first time we used All Hallows Centre for a Christmas Party and it proved to be a very light, bright suitable venue. There was a lively buzz of activity all day and we were delighted to welcome NW Regional Chair Sue Chisnall who paid us a visit and enjoyed her day.  While she was with us she presented Vicky Williams with her 25 year badge and certificate. The Traditional Embroidery competition was judged by visitor’s votes and the worthy winner was Ann Thyer with her cross stitched birth sampler. Congratulations Ann! We have photos of all the happenings of the day, just click here to view them…

Liz won a wonderful Christmas cake on the Tombola at MEG Christmas Party 2019

Liz won a wonderful Christmas cake on the Tombola at MEG Christmas Party 2019


Two of our members had embroideries exhibited at the Embroiderers’ Guild HOME exhibition at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate. The titles  were BORN AT SEA by Hilary McCormack and CALL THIS HOME? by Maggie Pearson. Both displayed below…

BORN AT SEA by Hilary McCormack 2019

BORN AT SEA by Hilary McCormack 2019

CALL THIS HOME by Maggie Pearson 2019

CALL THIS HOME by Maggie Pearson 2019


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…

a young visitor is having a go at stitching with MEG at National Stitch Day @ Speke Hall 2019

a young visitor is having a go at stitching with MEG at National Stitch Day @ Speke Hall 2019


Our Endeavour exhibition in Sefton Park Palm House has now ended. We have some photos of this exhibition , just click here to see them..

Endeavour exhibition at Sefton Park Palm House 2019

Endeavour exhibition at Sefton Park Palm House 2019


We have photographs!! Photos of all the exhibits from our  sensational Endeavour exhibition may be viewed here…

PHILANGA'S WEDDING DRESS by Gill Roberts, hand and machine embroidery, Endeavour exhibition, Liverpool Cathedral, Sept 2018

PHILANGA’S WEDDING DRESS by Gill Roberts, hand and machine embroidery, Endeavour exhibition, Liverpool Cathedral, Sept 2018


CONTEMPORARY THREADS, a new textile arts group based in Liverpool

A group of stitchers who are members of the Quilters Guild and/or Embroiderers Guild have set up a new textile arts group, Contemporary Threads, which will meet at St Michael’s in the City, Upper Pitt St, Liverpool L1 5BD on the first Saturday of each month, from 10am – 2pm.
Any stitchers who are interested in textiles and mixed media are welcome to join. The aim of the group is to provide mutual inspiration for creating beautiful pieces; to encourage each other to stretch ourselves; and to share ideas and techniques.  We also aim to arrange occasional workshops and speakers.
You can join via the Facebook page, Contemporary Threads or by contacting the group’s Chair, Maggie Pearson  (email: maggie.pearson1@btinternet.com). 
COME AND JOIN US!

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….

Merseyside Young Embroiderers won First, Second and Third prizes Kathleen Mansfield Award at NW Regional Day, Leyland 2018. Awards presented by James Fox. Congratulations to all

Merseyside Young Embroiderers won First, Second and Third prizes Kathleen Mansfield Award at NW Regional Day, Leyland 2018. Awards presented by James Fox. Congratulations to all



Dilys Parry, one of our members, generously organised a trip to Kendal on Saturday 3rd

Dilys Parry in Kendal 2017

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.

MEG visit to Kendal to see the Quaker Tapestry, June 2017


Stitch Me a River by Ann Rogers, 1995

Stitch Me a River by Ann Rogers, 1995

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