Spring has Sprung

Spring has sprung and if you want to take part in our Spring Into Stitching week you need to book NOW. Some wonderful classes on offer to enjoy as the weather warms up.

Congratulations to all the members of the Guild who entered their embroideries into the Royal Show. There were many classes on offer and many of our members won prizes. It is great to see the Show back in action and it is a wonderful opportunity to show what we have been stitching over the last few years. Special congratulations to our JEMS, (Junior Embroidery Members) who achieved the following prizes.

Elena: Craft Work – Any Article – Certificate of Merit, Hand Embroidered Surface – 1st, Appliqué or Patchwork – 1st, Most Outstanding Embroidery Exhibit – Special Olivia: Hand Embroidered Article 1st, Hand Embroidered Counted 1st and 2nd Tessa: Most Outstanding Exhibit – Special, Special Occasion/Evening Wear – 3rd, Textiles Article and Garment construction – Garment, any fashion article for a teenager – 2nd.

Other Members Carol Stacey, Cutwork Counted, 1st:    Cutwork design:  1st  Goldwork :  1st   Dimensional:  1st  Sarah Johnson,  Surface Stitchery:  1st, Stumpwork :   1st Ribbon: 2nd,   Original:  2nd   Dressmaking:  3rd.  Heather McCarthy, Crewel:  2nd,  Sampler:  2nd.                                                               Judy Szekeres,  Canvas:  1st, Most Outstanding Tapestry/Canvas: Special                       Delvene Lykke,  Children’s Soft Toy:  3rd  Cloth Animal: 1st,     Judges Choice: Special            Margaret Morgan, Goldwork: 2nd     Leanne Pace, Canvas:  2nd    Julia Lines, Smocking:  3rd                            

          Marione Mansfield

Japanese: 1st and 2nd,   Original: 1st,  Any over 80: 1st                                                                              

Most Outstanding All sections.                                                                                                                      Most Outstanding Exhibit in Embroidery       Special mention to Marione a wonderful stitcher and valued member