Patchwork

Patchwork Group visit to New Biggin

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

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 [...]

Patchwork Group Visit to South Shields Custom House.

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

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 [...]

Patchwork Group Outing to Harrogate.

2018-02-28T20:51:02+01:00February 28th, 2018|Patchwork|

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 [...]

Patchwork Group Outing February 2018

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

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 [...]

Patchwork Group at Beamish April 2017

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

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! Members of [...]