Chiltern Embroidery and Textile Group










2018 Scrapbook

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11th June 2018

June 2018

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  • Nicola Jarvis talked about 16th and 17th century embroidery, and how she worked with a group to create their own embroidered caskets which will be exhibited at the next Knitting and Stitching show
  • All encouraged to enter pieces for the Pat Fleming Award
  • Our newest Stitching Group is going well
  • Last chance to join outing to RSN
Photo (c) Liz Smith



14th May 2018

May 2018

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  • Michele Carragher took us into the world of embroidery for film and TV
  • The new June workshops were available to sign up for
  • It was the last chance to book for the RSN trip
Photo (c) Liz Smith



9th April 2018

April 2018

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  • Rosie James and her 'lose threads' told us about the inspiration for her work
  • Finished pieces from Marilyn Pipe's workshop were on display
  • The group outing to the RSN was available to book
  • Nichola Jarvis's workshop has been cancelled but an exciting alternative is being planned
Photo (c) Liz Smith



12th March 2018

March 2018

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  • Deborah Sanders took us on a walk through South Africa's textiles
  • Pat Fleming Award theme this year is going to be "G"
  • Request for new committee members
Photo (c) Liz Smith



12th February 2018

February 2018

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  • Paula Watkins described her life as a journey in books
  • Bring and Buy raised funds for Workaid
  • Finished pieces from the workshop with Juliette Orton were on display
  • Details of future workshops and outings
Photo (c) Liz Smith



8th January 2018

January 2018

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  • Terry Stevenson brought in quilts from the "Gone to Pieces" group
  • 2018 workshop programme
  • Members brought in their Christmas themed pieces
  • Request for return of library books
  • Programmes of talks and workshops at AVEG and Workaid
Photo (c) Liz Smith