Photo Album

9th April 2018

We are so proud of the group bag in natural colours

The bag was made by Kathryn, but members
gave items to embellish it.  

Members also made items for the bag, label, needle case, scissor keep etc
We put lots of goodies inside.  
Hope the new owner gets pleasure from everything we put in.  

4th December - A Presentation to Val

Chairman Sue presents a sewing bag from the members

this lovely bag was made by member Kathryn

see how beautiful it is inside

Make a Better Bag - Kathryn Thompson November 2017

some of the bags that were made in the two workshops run by Kathryn,
they were put on display at the Christmas party for everyone to see. 

Textural Embroidery - Sandra Wallace March 2016

Some examples of the beautiful work Sandra brought to show us

Mixed Media Books - February 2016

Sue B explains the process

Sue S & Jackie in full flow

The creative process - Wendy and Louise

Some of our creations

Christmas Social 2015

Making name badges - a few actually wear them!

The lucky winner of the prize for a book wrap or cover

Some of the entries for the competition

Stumpwork Faces Saturday Workshop 

with Sue Sissling, 24th October 2015

Yorkshire Buttons with Gail Marsh - October 2015

Landscape & Architecture in Hand Embroidery Saturday Workshop with Gina Smith - 13th June 2015

All keen to get started!

Sharing Ideas

Captive Audience!

Work in Progress!

Instructions on how to frame

from this to this!

Building depth...........

,,,,,,,,,,and layers

simple yet so effective

So creative!

Thank you for an inspiring day!


The fabulous Dress of Addresses

Susan gives us a twirl!

Susan in her multi faceted coat!
Nan models the dress based on Hoylake Beach

Sky and Sea

All the Gold I Need is Here.  Paper, fabric, stitch and needlace flowers.

Messing with Metal - Sue Bennett  21st March 2015

Sue's lovely metal work

More of Sue's work

Sue demonstrates sewing into metal without thread

At work....

Treasures from tomato puree tubes!

Starting Goldwork - 2nd March 2015


Wendy helping her pupils

Christmas Social 2014

Quiz time

A wonderful festive spread

Entries to the "Winter Wonderland" competition

Glen's winning entry

Nan presenting Sue with a special "thank-you" for all her contributions to the Branch

Beaded Tassels Workshop - 25th October 2014

Work in progress.

A finished tassel

Le Grand Depart - Skipton Branch's Celebration of the Tour de France - Talk 1st September 2014

Map of the Route
A detail from the border.

Summer Social - July 2014

Working on the "Tabloid Headlines" Quiz

L & R - Entries to the competition "Three"

Glen receiving the Bell Trophy from Monica Selway

Enjoying the Travelling Books

That Darned Stitch! - Workshop - 
Saturday, 22nd March 2014

This fantastic bird by our tutor Patricia Barrett, was used on the poster to publicize  our workshop

Eileen Johnson's Peacock
Eileen Howe's Butterfly

Sue Sissling's Elephant (work in progress)

2012 Sporting Nations Postcards by Guild Branches

A few of the Sporting Nations postcards 2012.  Our Branch had Kiribati (second from right).  Exciting to see the first medal for an athlete from Kiribati at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014.  Photo by Val Coleshaw.

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