Patchwork Group visit to New Biggin

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 [...]

2018-04-10T20:00:54+01:00April 10th, 2018|Patchwork|

Patchwork Group Visit to South Shields Custom House.

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. [...]

2018-02-28T20:58:26+01:00February 28th, 2018|Patchwork|

Patchwork Group Outing to Harrogate.

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 [...]

2021-07-02T18:39:19+01:00February 28th, 2018|Patchwork|

Patchwork Group Outing February 2018

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 [...]

2018-02-08T21:59:37+01:00February 4th, 2018|Patchwork|

Patchwork Group at Beamish April 2017

Evelyn and I represented the patchwork group on Thursday for the German visitors trip to Beamish Museum. We were able to display the groups quilts and other pieces of work in the Methodist Chapel. It was an enjoyable day talking to members of the public sadly none from Germany! [...]

2017-04-27T20:12:57+01:00April 27th, 2017|Patchwork|
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