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

 

May 25th- "Vintage Memory Books", with Terina Foster.

 

June 22nd- "Mono printing", with Georgina Hopps.

 

July 27th- "Unfinished Objects" (UFOs)

 

Sept 28th- AGM Speaker, Janet Twinn "From Canvas to Calico"

 

Oct. 26th- Gill Lamey - To be arranged

 

Nov. 23rd - Three Winter Workshops

 

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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.

 

Please Note - "Embellishing for Embroidery", with Fay Maxwell. Is on 20th April- not the 4th Friday of the month, Please see below.

 

"Vintage Memory Books", with Terina Foster.

 

Requirements list for Little Books

 

  • Pelmet Vylene (I have some for sale but if you can bring some much better, you only need

about ½ a metre..

  • Bondaweb - again only need about ½ a metre.
  • Pencil
  • Indellable pen
  • If you have inkense colouring pencils bring them or water soluble colouring pencils
  • Paintbrushes (a large one and a small one)
  • Pad of paper to sketch on
  • Collect any sea themed words from magazines, printed pages, booklets (won’t need many)
  • Buttons, objects, sequins, boatshapes, stencils (won’t need many)broken jewelry
  • Collect blue, green, sea-themed paper and or material (ships, lighthouses, beach, shells etc)

you will only need small bits! I put collected items in a shoe box!

  • Needles
  • Scissors, material and paper
  • Threads (to go with sea story)
  • PVA glue (could share with friends)
  • Black bin liner
  • Kitchen towel, rubber gloves and apron
  • Pritt stick may be useful
  • A piece of bakeing parchment, to protect the iron from bondoweb

 

The little books end up about A5 size so you can see you really only need small pieces of

paper etc, don’t think you need metres!

 

If you have Koh-i-noor Dyebased watercolours (Art Van Go do for £4.50) maybe share with

a frien.d I have 5 sets but we may need more to go round, again you won’t need much!