The Bournemouth Branch of The Embroiderers' Guild

Programme of events 2018

Welcome to our web-site.

 

We are a group of like minded stitchers of all levels living in and around Bournemouth, Dorset; who are interested in all types of textile work; hand stitching, machine stitching and beyond.

 

We normaly (see April) meet at:- West Parley Memorial Hall on the 4th Friday of each Month (not necessarily the last Friday!!). Between 09.30am and 3 pm.

Christchurch Rd, West Parley, Bournemouth, BH22 8SQ Welcome to our web-site.

 

Please arrive by about 9.30, for a prompt start at 10am;

this will allow time to set up the room, prepare your own materials and have an initial coffee.

For more information about our group please see the General Information page.

2018

 

Nov. 23rd - Three Winter Workshops.

 

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Monthly programme for 2019

 

25 Jan - Anita Bell - Machine stitching on Paper

 

22 Feb Alison Hulme - Print and Print some more

 

22 Mar - Gill Lamey - "Light over Land and Sea" - Creative Needle Felting

26 April - Fay Maxwell - Embellishing

24 May - Finishing Projects (UFOs)

28 June - Betty Ruffell - Folded books

 

26 July - Adele Thomas - Rust Wood and Stitch

 

27 September -Liz Thomas - Playing with Stitch

 

25 Oct - AGM - "Show, Tell and Do textiles"

 

22 Nov - Susan Coope - How to begin the Design Process

 

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Please arrive by about 9.30, for a prompt start at 10am;

this will allow time for you to help set up the room, prepare your own materials and have an initial coffee/tea.

 

We are always very pleased to showcase the high standards and talents of Guild members. If you would like to take a workshop, for our branch, please speak to one of the committee members.

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At this November meeting, we are presenting the Silver cup.

So please bring in anything you have completed; that was inspired by what has been taught here.

 

Needs list for November. "Three Winter Workshops"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small folding container with Jan.

  • Cotton Fabric 11" x 13", plus enough to cut two 1/2" circles.
  • Two card circles (cereal packet)
  • 13" of hard but flexible plastic strip (i.e-parcel security strips)
  • Usual sewing kit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heart shaped Decorations with Janet

 

  • Enamelled fine guage wire, to shape with your fingers.
  • Wire cutters or old scissors
  • Pliers, flat and round nosed
  • Beads in chosen colours;mat, pearlised or opaque
  • Seed beads, to contrast or blend
  • Narrow ribbons,, used to hang up when completed

I will bring coloured wire, pliers and beads to share.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bunting and Postcards with Lesley

 

Bunting. 1/2 yard of material = approx 10 pendants

 

  • Preferred fabric for front and back of pendants.
  • Scraps of materials in red, green, brown, white and natural colours.
  • Wool/thicker yarns.
  • Bondaweb.
  • Bias binding (length of your choice.
  • Sewing machine + free machining attatchments. (kits can be hand stitched if preferred)
  • Scissors, sewing accessories + co-ordinating threads.

 

Postcards.

 

  • Pelmet vylene for above size (or your preferred size).
  • Fabric (calico?) for front and back of card (plus 1/4" seam allowance all round).
  • Bondaweb.
  • Scraps of neutral material for background.
  • Sewing machine + free machining attatchments. (kits can be hand stitched if preferred).
  • Scissors, sewing accessories + co-ordinating threads.

2018-Tea Coffee Rota

 

Date. Teacher. Teacher's lunch providor. Teas and Coffees providor.

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Nov. 23rd - Three Ladies. Bring and share. Member's own food. Sarah & Lesley

 

Please take any unused food home with you, thank you.

 

2019