Jane has restored and made vestments for Lincoln Cathedral for 18 years. She passed the certificated course of the Royal School of Needlework with distinction and is now near to completing the advanced diploma.
Thursday, 23 February 2012
After our practical evening in January 12, when we revisited the craft of French Knitting, one of our members, Kathy, went on to try the technique with beads and wire. Her results are very impressive.
She added beads to the wire and also put some larger beads inside the tube which has added texture and colour. Superb
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
The Goldwork Guild is holding their next meeting on Sunday 15th April 2012 at Whitminster Village Hall, Gloucester, GL2 7NT [literally just off the A38].
Cost for the whole day is £12 or £8.00 for the afternoon [that starts at 2:00 pm]
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Catch up with fellow Goldwork enthusiasts; the day will include some practical fun in an informal and relaxed setting and is an opportunity to express your thoughts and hopes for the Guild's future.
Tea, coffee and cakes are provided, bring a packed lunch or join members eating at the popular, nearby garden centre. For further information contact Janice Williams - firstname.lastname@example.org, or Miranda Clarke - email@example.com
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
If you're coming and didn't pick up a requirements list, or are thinking of coming, this is what you need:
- Evenweave fabric 25 count [approx 15 cm x 30 cm] or 14 count aida. [Count is not critical, but you may need a larger piece if your count is larger]. If you can, zig-zag edges to prevent fraying.
- Skein of cotton perle no 8 any colour you want.
- Stranded cotton in colour of choice
- Two small buttons to tone with thread
- Tapestry needle
- Handful of polyester stuffing or 30 cm x 30 cm wadding
- Normal sewing kit and scissors.