Colne & Colchester branch programme


Tuesdays: 9.30 – 12.00 at The Old Library, West Stockwell Street, Colchester, CO1

On the first Tuesday of each month we arrange a structured workshop. Members can chose to join in with the workshop or carry on with their own project.

During the rest of the month we have ‘open’ workshops where member can carry on with their own projects, continue with the work started at the workshop, learn from others, chat, see what others are doing and stitch as desired!


January 17 Beautiful Beads – Pat Kay
January 31 Workshop

February 14 Felt – Michele English
February 28 Workshop
March 13 Fairy Feet – Linda Watts
March 27 Workshop
April 10 ) No workshops, but visits to be arranged.
April 24 )
May 8 Using silk products
May 22 Workshop
June 5 No meeting (Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday)
June 19 Origami Challenge – Jean Campbell
July 3 Metal and shims – Linda Watts
July 17 Workshop

10 to 12 o’clock at 15 Queen Street, the last Saturday of each month.

These are about exploring and experimenting with modern materials. The cost of the morning is initially set at £5 plus £1 towards the cost of materials. Any additional material requirements will be advised when you book. Please bring with you: a basic sewing kit, plus newspaper and a plastic sheet to protect the tables. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU PRE-BOOK YOUR PLACE AS PLACES ARE LIMITED

January Hearts & Kisses
February Ribbon Development
March Working with Kids!
April Stumped up
May Transferred
June Odds & Ends
July Plush & Brush

Day schools

St. Mary’s Church Hall, Chapel Lane, West Bergholt, CO6 3EF. 10am to 4pm.  Pre-booking is essential for the day schools. Usual cost is £25.

5th November 2011  Wild weaving with Melinda Berkovitz
February 2012 TBA Design to Stitch with Jean Campbell & Linda Watts
May 2012 (date to be confirmed) Design to Stitch 2 with Jean Campbell & Linda Watts
9th June 2012  Bookmaking with Mary Pullen

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