Monthly Archives: January 2014

Events to look out for

There are several interesting stitching events locally in Feb, March and April. See the Upcoming Events page for more information about these. Of particular interest are: March 8th and 9th We Chalford Stitchers are planning a skills-share weekend to teach each other crochet, hand and machine quilting, applique, and other things. The cost will probably be £6 to £8 for the weekend. March 12th The next day for making quilts, blankets etc for the Stroud … Continue reading Events to look out for

Interesting exhibition in Norfolk

A text made from tiny hexagons cut from wool

In December I visited a textile/quilting exhibition at the Time and Tide venue in Great Yarmouth called Frayed: Textiles on the Edge. It is still on (until  2 March 2014).  To quote the blurb, “This new exhibition of historic and contemporary textiles examines individual self expression and issues about personal well being through stitch.” It was small, but very interesting. There was a fabric ‘tapestry’ showing the D-day landings, and some bed hangings which are the … Continue reading Interesting exhibition in Norfolk