July 2019


Hello Everyone,

Thank you to all the members who took part or helped in organising the Founders Day meeting.  I have been told that I missed an excellent meeting, just my luck! Congratulations to Gill on winning the Founders’ Cup!

Here is a small version of her winning piece.

 Next Meeting- 13th July “Textile Nature”

Author of the book by the same name, Anne Kelly talks to us about her mix of textile collage with machine and hand embroidery.

You can find a review of Anne’s book here.


 Our stitch group– Rosie is hoping to resume her stitch group after the summer break.

 Solihull Embroiderers’ Guild Postcard Challenge- I will be handing the received postcards to our members who have entered this challenge on Saturday. Please have your one ready to return by our September meeting. Thank you

Copyright- There has been a serious incident with the use of copyright materials at another branch. Please notify Pat or myself if you have used photocopied material in your work as we must not include it with our photos on our web or Facebook.

For Sale and Notice Board. – Remember to have a look at the board and check events and items for sale.

Coming Up:

Next main meeting – Sept 14th Bev Caleno from Harwich EG returns with a hands-on printing session.

Next Workshop –Oct 19th 2019 Anne Griffiths – Illuminated Letters

Regional Day – This will be held at Firstsite, Colchester on 4th July 2020. Details for the competition “The World Is Your Oyster” are attached.

World Textile Day East 2019 

7 September 2019, 10 am – 4.30 pm

Mundford Village Hall, St Leonards St, Mundford, near Thetford, IP26 5DW

Theme: Inspired to Create – with special guest Magie Relph

More information can be found here.

Do let me know if there are any other events that you think might be of interest to our members.

Enjoy your summer break.

Happy Stitching.