Programme 2022-23

Our afternoon meetings are held at the United Reformed Church in Western Road, Romford on the second Saturday in each month except August.

Annual subscription £45.00

Admission for visitors £5.

Visitors are welcome to attend up to three meetings over a two year period without an obligation to join.

AFTERNOON MEETINGS 1.45 to 4 pm           


September 10th    Bridget Bailey 

“A Making Safari” Sculptural textiles

 October 8th     AGM  and Janette Bright 

 “Textiles of the Foundling Hospital Archives”

November 12th    Isobel Currie.        

 “Embroidered Space”    3D patterns within perspex boxes.       

December 10th     Festive Activity                                            


January 14th    Lora Avedian.           

“Stitch in Bloom”

February 11th    Jennie Adin Christie.                                 

“Preserving the Past and Creating the Future. The work of a Professional Embroiderer”

March 11th    Darren Ball:                

Vintage portraits. “It ain’t what you do it’s the way that you do it!”

April 15th    Karen Nicol:               

Designer of Embroidery and Textile Fashion  “24/7 Stitch”         

May 13th By popular demand!   ‘Sit and Stitch’ social event.

June 10th    Founders’ Day:  

Show and tell” presentation and  Founders’ Cup Competition

July 8th    Diana Springall:  

Pioneering textile artist  ‘Embroidery as a way of life’


WORKSHOPS    9.30am for 10am start, finish 4pm

October 29th    Emily Jo Gibbs

Portraits in organza

November 26th    Elizabeth Tarr.       

Stitched Collage with dyed paper and fabric                                        


January 28th    In-house.                                  

Skills shared by our own members

March 25th    Amy Burt

Silk shading masterclass

May 27th Wendy Mansfield

Goldwork “Morris flowers”      

June 24th Nigel Cheney.

Slow Handstitch

Residential at High Leigh.          

 21st-23rd July 2023   

Tutor: to be advised.