Special stitch and fibre groups meet monthly. They are organised by and for members who are passionate about a particular style of embroidery or fibre art – Creative, Hardanger, Fibre & Yarn. The newest group is the Study Group. The details are:
First Saturday of the month, 10.00 am – 2pm-ish.
This energetic, enthusiastic group loves to experiment with new techniques in stitch, sewing, card making, dyeing and anything fibre. Design your own work, slash, rip, do subversive or freestyle stitching, burn, embellish, splash colour and have masses of fun manipulating thread, fabric and fibre.
Meeting dates for 2017: 4 February; 4 March; 1 April; 6 May; 3 June; 1 Jul; 5 August; 2 September; 7 October; 4 November; 2 December.
Second Saturday of the month, 1.00 – 4.00 p.m.
Meeting dates for 2017: 11 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August, 9 September, 14 October, 11 November, 9 December
This lively, dedicated group just love doing Hardanger and pulled thread embroidery. If you’re interested in this Norwegian style of embroidery come along and join in the fun and banter.
Fibre & Yarn Group.
Fourth Tuesday evening of the month, 6.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.
Meeting dates for 2017: 24 January, 28 February, 28 March, 23 May, 27 June, 25 July, 22 August, 26 September, 24 October, 28 November
Many crafty embroiderers enjoy playing with yarn nearly as much as threads not to mention doing really interesting yarning embellishments for their stitching. So if you like to knit, crochet, tat, weave and generally work with yarn or you would really like to add these techniques to your crafting repetoire then come along and join the fun and activities.
First Monday of the month, following the Morning Meeting but with no fixed starting and finishing times. No meetings on Public Holidays
Meeting dates for 2017: 6 March; 3 April; 1 May; 5 June; 3 Jul; 7 August; 4 September; 6 November; 4 December.
Second Tuesday of the month, 6.30 – 9.30pm
Meeting dates for 2017: 7 February; 14 March; 11 April; 9 May; 13 June; 11 Jul; 8 August; 12 September; 10 October; 14 November; 12 December.
This group is for members who are undertaking embroidery studies, including those taking courses with other guilds. Participants can work on their own projects with support and encouragement from one another.