Embroiderers' Guild Cotswold Branch                  





PROGRAMME  2012                                                                                            click here for 2011

Venue: The Reddings Community Centre, North Road West, Cheltenham, GL51 6RF

Workshops take place between 10.00a.m. and 4.00pm


Saturday 14th ‘Socialise and Sew’

With Sally-Ann Douglas


Discussion and ideas for our October Exhibition “Up the Garden Path”.

This is a drop-in day with a small contribution for the hall hire.


Saturday 14th Day Visit 


to Marlborough and to Newbury to the Old Chapel Textile Centre.


Saturday 11th ‘Shabori Influence'
With Sara Chandler

Manipulate fabric with glass, metal, wood and hand stitching.

Suitable for all levels.


Saturday 11th Summer Social Afternoon 

1.30 – 4.30pm. Details to follow.




Saturday 10th  'A Spring Workshop'
With Corinne Renow-Clarke

Making decorative items for your home using hand or machine stitching.

Suitable for all levels


Saturday 22nd AGM 1.00 – 4.30pm. 

AGM and lunch followed by a talk. Details to follow.



Saturday 14th 'Lettering from poems, songs or hymns for embroidery and textiles'
With Lynda Watts

Hand stitching but with machine stitching if wished.


From 3rd – 9th Exhibition 

“Up the Garden Path” at Montpelier Garden Gallery.





Saturday 12th 'Pastimes'
With Janet Humphrey

Creating a collage of Days Gone By using sepia pictures, buttons and lace.


Saturday 10th 'Embellishing Angels'
With Annette Emms. 


Friday 8th   TalkMaking pictures with fabric. A personal journey'
With Janet Bolton

Saturday 9th  Workshop 'Making pictures with fabric. A personal journey'
With Janet Bolton

Using simple hand sewing techniques and being inspired by fabrics.


Saturday 8th

Social Afternoon, 1.30 – 4.30pm.

We welcome anyone who is interested in embroidery and/or textile art to our Christmas social whether or not you are a member of the Guild. There will be opportunities to see the work of some of our members and preview the workshops that have been organised for 2013. In addition you will be able to meet and socialise with members and others who are interested in the Guild, as well as take part in fun activities, a raffle, sales etc.





More information on

Workshop Venue

top of page