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Rabbits everywhere –  Gill led a workshop to use a pre-knitted square created mainly by Margaret, to make a little bunny rabbit – it could be used for a child’s toy (not suitable for babies) or on a mobile or an Easter decoration. One was made into a glove puppet.

It was a . . . → Read More: January 2020 Meeting

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This was the annual Christmas Party, members of the committee arranged it all the participants brought food. A good time was had by all.

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This month we have Angie show us all the background to her amazing final show pieces for the Morley College Textile course.

She took her inspiration from rusty metals – the texture and colours.  

These circular saw blades  sparked her imagination.

Angie talked about the course and showed us 3 . . . → Read More: November 2019 Meeting

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A last minute change of programme meant that Frances and Margaret stepped up to give demonstrations we hadn’t seen before.

Notices Reminder about the Xmas knitting challenge – see last month’s notices. The Slipknot magazine from the Guild gives a list of events – the nearest one is a wool show in Hitchin . . . → Read More: October 2019 Meeting

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This was a regular club evening. 

The following notices were announced by the chair:

Hounslow club is having a speaker in November, it is Fiona Morris.  If anyone wishes to attend from Bookham they will be welcome,  They will need to know numbers, the cost is £10 per person.   It starts at 1:30 . . . → Read More: September Meeting

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Blankets and Shawls evening

This was the final meeting before the summer break.

To start we had a show and tell and Claire brought some sweet baby clothes for a brand new family member.

Claire’s baby clothes Claire’s hug-me-tight baby top

Angie brought along a very chunky blanket she had . . . → Read More: July 2019 Meeting

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photos and write up to follow.

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An evening with Mariangela Bruna

What a fabulous evening we had with our speaker Mariangela Bruna, who gave us a talk about her new collection of mainly machine knitted garments with hand finishing in crochet and hand knitting. The finishing was not simply an edging but much more original and an integral part . . . → Read More: May 2019 Meeting

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This month was the AGM and this took up the first half of the meeting, after re-electing the current committee, there was a discussion about finances and it was agreed to increase visitors fees. Prospective members get their first visit free, a subsequent visit is £5 after which they must decide to join . . . → Read More: April 2019 Meeting

March 2019 Meeting

This was another club meeting – we had a demonstration on Fisherman’s rib by Frances our expert on Brother machines, she added a nice embellishment – a small piece of cabling. This was a very interesting talk she showed us how to set up the carriages and what weights to use along with . . . → Read More: March 2019 Meeting