All members in attendance in September were delighted with the new venue and commented on the hall lighting, which is excellent for the work we do, and the facilities provided.
Maggie described various examples of fabric manipulation. Everyone was given a piece of Lutrador which we coloured by using transfer-painted paper and heat from an iron - prior to gathering on the smocking machine and creating a great effect. Tucks, gathers and pleats were also possibilities for fabric manipulation. There was something for everyone to see - as well as learning something new.
Gill from Gillsew gave excellent retail therapy and also demonstrated to us, using Angelina fibres and printing blocks.
We are looking forward to working on our ideas for the Lydiard Exhibition in April.
All are invited to Radley College to the private view of the Losing the Thread exhibiion ( Maggie Harris) on Friday 9th October 6 to 8pm.
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