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Northern Ireland Embroidery Guild

The N. I. Embroidery Guild was set up in 1980 to promote the craft and exhibition of embroidery. The Guild provides a focus and meeting place for people to learn new skills through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. The N.I.E.G. aims to raise public awareness of the high standard of textile art in Northern Ireland by exhibiting the work of members. Read more…

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out and about in summer

I’m back from my holidays in England and although it was mostly a ‘garden’ themed holiday, as ever gardens and embroidery often go in tandem and I was delighted to come across this exhibition of work by the Richmond & Leyburn Embroidery Group. It was displayed in the library at …

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Final meeting of the year

The meeting in June will be the last meeting of the 2018-19 programme, there will be a brief Annual General Meeting when the new committee will be elected followed by a talk by one of our members Janet Hackney about her travels and encounters with textiles in Africa. All welcome …

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Emily Notman

A visual reminder of our inspirational morning with Emily Notman who has kindly allowed us to share some of her images on our website. Emily talked about her work and how she balances art, craft, teaching, commission work, collaborations and exhibitions. How she sees things, how she thinks, how she …

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