The Patchwork Group annual garden party is on Wednesday 8th August 2018 at the usual place, Oonah's house 11am. onwards.
On Thursday 3rd May the Red Hatters went to Hardwick Manor Hotel for a wine tasting evening. It was well attended and everyone looked splendid with their Red Hats gentlemen included. The meal was lovely and appropriate wines selected by the wine representative and explanation given for his choice appropriate for [...]
On March 20th four of the patchwork group ladies went to visit the textiles exhibition held in the Maritime Centre New Biggin by the Sea. It was a small exhibition of work by several people incorporating appliqué and reverse appliqué pictures, embroidered pictures, fabric stamped work, felt work, clipped and carpet [...]
Four of the group went to the Customs House Paddy Killer exhibition yesterday. Her talent is historical lace from 16th 17th and 19th centuries and transferring the patterns onto silk and glass and paper. It is very intricate and beautiful work and some patters taken from her grandmothers samples. It is [...]
A few of our patchwork ladies went to Harrogate Quilting exhibition on Friday. Instead of the usual display of quilts there was a display “Journeys in Stitch” by Gillian Travis. All I can say and it was the consensus of the group the work was amazing and her talent of making [...]
The 2nd of February was the date of our first outing of the year. Six of the group met at Newcastle City Library to see the exhibition of quilts done by "The Boys" a group of survivors of the Holocaust or their descendants to remember the atrocities. The real quilts are [...]
Feb.2nd. Seaton Circular. Meet Seaham Hall car park (Tonias). 10.30. Mar.2nd. Hawthorn/Yellow Brick Road?.Meet Noses Point. 10.30. Apr.6th. Beamish. Meet Shepherd &Shepherdess. 11.00. DH9 0RS. May.4th. Durham Bluebells. Meet Gala Theatre. 11.00. June 1st. Easington-Seaham. Meet at Bus Stop next to Esso Garage top of Deneside 10.00.prompt bring bus pass. Bring [...]
On Friday 29 September, 6 of our ladies primed the Sat. Navigation and found our way to Usworth in Washington to their quilters group exhibition. We were not disappointed, the work on show was beautifully displayed in the church and around the hall. It was of the high standard we remembered [...]