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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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Joanne Frankel

Our speaker for the November meeting was Joanne Frankel from Cheshire, a contemporary textile artist who specialises in embroidered wall hung artworks that are inspired by the natural world around her. Joanne gave us a interesting personal insight into her journey as a textile artist over the last 10 years, …

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40th anniversary bunting

The anniversary bunting begins to arrive and my heart is bursting with pride at the visual display of the diversity and creativity of our members and the way everyone pulls together for a project like this. Some pieces are of course exquisite but the real joy is in the sense …

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September mini demos

A big thank-you to Guild members Helen Sanlon, Carol Mackey, Sharon Godden and Carolyn MacDougal who did mini demos for us. This is always a great way to kick start the year and this year’s demos were informative, fun and full of ideas covering a range of techniques.

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