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April 2018 – Maggie Grey

For our April Meeting we welcomed an old friend, Maggie Grey (& her husband, Clive, whose infallible memory proved to be a great asset at times!) Maggie’s talk was entitled “Long Diaries, Tall Stories & Travellers’ Tales” and Maggie talked … Continue reading

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March 2018 – Ruth Smith, Chinese Festival Costumes

The speaker for our March meeting was Ruth Smith, a well respected expert in the textile and embroidery traditions of China. Along with Gina Corrigan, and other colleagues, Ruth has travelled extensively in China exploring and documenting the traditional embroidery, … Continue reading

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February 2018 – Carol Naylor

February’s meeting was brightened up by Carol Naylor’s talk entitled “A Passion for Colour”. After a brief introduction (aimed at those who hadn’t heard Carol speak before) Carol took us through her work from the 1970’s up to the present … Continue reading

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January 2018 – Lesley Parker

To start 2018 off we were treated to a fascinating talk by Lesley Parker entitled ‘A Working Woman’s Wardrobe’. Lesley explained that she would be focussing on the mid-Georgian period and more specifically on the period between 1714 and 1811. … Continue reading

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December 2017 – Christmas Party

Our Christmas Party was thoroughly well planned, even down to  the seasonal dusting of snow and freezing temperatures outside.  Many brave and hardy members made it to the Village Hall to enjoy a very convivial feast together. Thank you to … Continue reading

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November 2017 – Wendy Dolan

It was a pleasure to welcome Wendy Dolan back. She had brought with her copies of her latest book entitled ‘Layer, Paint and Stitch’ and based her talk around this theme. She showed us how layering various strips of white and off-white … Continue reading

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October 2017 – AGM

October means it is time for the AGM, and this year saw a big change over in the membership of the committee. Our new committee lined up for a photo call: Left to right: Jan Gallaway – Committee Member, Suzanne … Continue reading

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