The latest BRANCH NEWSLETTER is reproduced below. The latest REGIONAL NEWSLETTER (SEE The News) dated APRIL 2017 is also reproduced at the end of  this section.

The reports from the National Embroiderers’ Guild AGM are here on the website – see  the “Meeting & News” tab.




July- Members Session from 11.00am – Please bring your own work

Please bring any sketches from Weald and Downland for viewing

July – Speaker – Alison Hulme – My Life in Stitch

Tues – Workshop – Printing and More- adventures with a Geli Plate

Sept and Nov workshops open

Your input

1.Tea Rota – Names required please

2. The Branch

We are now recruiting for the next Committee. Please help to keep your branch going, full support given. Nominations need to be in for the September meeting please. Job descriptions available, job share optional

Posts- Chairman, Treasurer, Membership Sec and Committee members vacancies. Join members already interested in posts. At Guild meetings a Workshop Booking Sec is required


Branch Competition – The President’s Award (previously Muriel Morsley Award) ‘STITCH ONE COLOUR’ Please bring your entry to Guild before 1.00pm Voting will then take place, and results given after the Speaker session. All entries can be submitted to the AGM competition on 23rdSeptember  (Entries can be from Jean Littllejohn’s workshop as well)

HQ news –   £2.00 increase in Membership fees was agreed at the AGM this year.   (See Branch News below)                                                                                                                                                                                          

Regional NewsRegional day at Ardingley, 15th July, ‘Showcase’ Presentations from all branches.  You can still get tickets at the door.

Branch News – Branch fees will stay as previous year (£18) following a successful year the branch is able to support members by paying the £2 increase per member requested by HQ. Total fees remain at £53.

August Garden Party – to be held at Sandra Hoult’s home. Share lunch – finger buffet ready to eat (no cutlery, no food heating facilities ) List for names on desk – £1 per person. Bring and Buy table. Bring your own work and garden chair please. Address is Staple House, Sheepwash lane Lavant. PO18 0AT, there will be signs at entrance to the house, there is plenty of parking.(just below Lavant Memorial Hall). Should it be very wet, the event will be cancelled.

Future dates

Regional Day 15th July 2017 Branch ‘Show Case’ at Ardingley

Knitting and Stitching Show Oct 11th-15th Tickets 14.50 concessions £13.50 Details of Coaches available and prices to follow


President’s Award (formerly Muriel Morsley Award) ‘Stitch one Colour’10th July at Guild Branch meeting

Big Stitch day 5th Aug   Join other branches and REG at Denbies. Dorking

Individual Members Competition ‘Stitch one Colour’ all entires can go on to AGM September 23rd

The Novium museum has extended the George Murray exhibition so the contribution by the branch will continue to be on display until November.


The latest REGIONAL NEWSLETTER (SEE The News) dated  APRIL 2017 is reproduced below


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