2024 Workshops

Next Workshop: July 2024


Ice dying demo with Jan and display of City and Guilds work from members


Annual General Meeting

Talk by Jackie Loring ‘The reincarnation of the Japanese Kimono


Details to follow


by Angie Hughes

Details to follow


Christmas wreath making with Claire Salmon

Prior 2024 workshops earlier this year:

Dorset Buttons

By Jen Best

Zoom workshop – details to be sent in due course by email

Jen will show us how to do a Crosswheel button and one other button of our choice decided on the day.

List of requirements for the workshop to follow shortly once Jen has confirmed.

‘View from a window’

Fabric Books

by Rachel Kelly

We will start the workshop by making a One Signature book in paper as a template. Then make the same style of book in calico which will form the basis for your stitching and embroidery on the topic ‘View from a Window’ or your own inspiration.

Spring Social

A chance for members to sell their work at our sale from 10am -1pm followed by Spring Social

The afternoon is our chance to discuss and collaborate on our pieces for the Snowshill hanging, so please bring any ideas any any work you have started.

Black work

By Liz Almond

Learn how to create your own Blackwork piece. 
The kits cover historical, Islamic and modern Blackwork embroidery. Kits cost £8.50.  This includes four plus projects, charts, threads.
Liz will bring a large display of different types of Blackwork for you to explore and to give you ideas for the future.

Embroidery Stitch Patterns

By Sarah Eilbeck

Playing with Embroidery Stitch patterns for machine and hand stitch

Summer Social

Talk by Anne Griffiths

Diamond Stitches: Science meets Textiles, learn about my community outreach projects, “Designs for Life”“The Largest Diffraction Pattern in the World!” and work as Artist in Residence at Diamond Light Source, the UK’s national synchrotron facility, located at the Harwell Science and Innovation Campus in Oxfordshire.