Young Embroiderers

We have a very active group of Young Embroiderers who meet every other month. Please contact Christine Plummer 01673 885259 for details about the group and how to join.

Programme for 2013

19th January 2013
Michele Maloney: Bunting flags
We will be making flags with coloured fabrics, thread and monograms to enter into the Kickstart exhibition 'Archive', the Annual Educational Challenge for East Midlands Region of the Embroiderers' Guild.

16th March 2013
Robyn Smith : Felty Gadget Bags
Using plastic resist to make a felted bag embellished with stitch, beads and cords to fit a phone, camera or any gadget you have.

11th May 2013
Michele Maloney: A House Quilt
By using applique and stitch you will create a quilted hanging based on houses, complete with chimneys, doors and windows.

20th July 2013
Robyn Smith: Felted Picture Tiles
We will be making either one or a series of felt squares; an image will be applied in fabric and felt. Threads and fabric will be couched down by hand and machine.

21st September 2013
Christine Plummer: Stick Books
We will be using tissue paper, PVA and stitch to create a cover; then we will cut the pages and weave them with BBQ sticks to make the spine and finally attach the cover.

16th November 2013
Christine Plummer: Christmas Stars
Using felt, fabric and paper we will be making a range of different stars. We shall stitch them together and add bells, beads and dangly bits to make the perfect Christmas decoration. If we have time we'll make a ribbon wreath as well.