Meetings are on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month in Leadon Bank Restaurant, from 2.00pm to 4.00pm.
At most meetings, our members bring their own projects, sharing advice and suggestions, and as on ongoing feature from time to time members lead workshops in needlework techniques. Several new members have joined us around the Needlework table this Autumn, with a variety of skills to share. Always up for a challenge, members enjoy mastering new techniques and creating a splendid array of clothing, decorative and household items. One member organised a workshop for us making an aperture card with silver thread, sequins and beads sewn onto a silky background, while another member prepared several patchwork kits for us to choose from. We look forward to seeing some finished results!
Most of us have a favourite aspect of needlework - as well as sewing and embroidery we also knit and crochet, and there are endless variations we can show each other.
We are now gearing ourselves up for thinking about our entries for the handicraft section of the Horticultural Show at the end of August. Our Group is in the privileged position of being invited to submit the classes to the Show committee, for which we await approval within the near future. Notwithstanding, some of us have already started our projects in anticipation. We really appreciate some competition, so whether you're a member of our Group or not, we do hope that there will be lots more entries. I know that there are some very talented crafters in the community.'
We do currently have space for new members
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