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.
During Lockdown members have been keeping busy, one member making more than 50 Christmas Cards (not all hand sewn!!), Christmas Gift Tags and some General Cards too. Another has made a patchwork lockdown blanket incorporating rainbows and stay-at-home messages which have recently become so familiar to us all.
We do currently have space for new members
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