Welcome to Alysn Midgelow-Marsden, Textile artist who joins us on Nov 3rd.

IMPORTANT!

Members please note: Our next meeting and the afternoon workshop- Saturday 3rd November – will be in St. John’s, Orangefield Parish Church, on the Castlereagh Road in Belfast.  10:00 for 10:30 start.

******Sunday workshop has also been moved to a different venue***** Knock Golf Club   Council Room.

Here’s a  message from our Chair, Paula:

To all members,

I was on holidays last week and got an email to say no power or water at the museum this weekend  

So there are further changes to the venues 

Saturday as I think you all know is at ST JOHN’S on the Castlereagh  road Belfast BT56AB also the 

workshop in the after noon [possibly  a few places left ]

Sunday will be at Knock Golf Club 657 Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast,  BT4 3NT

I am a long time member and they  kindly offered me the council room for our workshop. They are not charging us. 

So all going to the workshop where possible bring your own iron, iron mat or board. If possible bring a bag which can be taped to the table to catch threads, and keep the room as clean as possible.

If you have an extension lead can you bring also.  Tea and coffee can be bought from the kitchen, I can also organise sandwiches for lunch or you may choose from  the lunch menu.

Total numbers for this workshop will be twelve, so I think there are a very few places left.

NO GOLF GEAR NEEDED OR CALLS OF FOUR !!!

Alysn Midgelow-Marsden who will be delivering the workshops, is an exciting talent working within fine art textiles. Here’s what she says:

My artworks include outdoor sculptural works, wearable art and installation in addition to work for walls in domestic and professional settings.

A scientific background, a continuing interest in the natural environment is often combined with a fascination about the traditions of widely differing cultures, times and connections to or shared human existence are core to my practice.

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Crown Jewels Gone Mad – Alysn Midgelow-Marsden

Lots more to discover about her and what is needed for the workshops in the  Workshops and Requirements  section of this website.

 

More News

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The “In Print” Contemporary Quilt exhibition in the Curve, Bangor Library, finished on Oct 30th.

Here’s a wonderful photo from The Spectator of the Opening Night. The inimitable Mary Peters with our own Irene MacWilliams and Margaret McCrory.

 

 

World of Colour

 

 

 

The Northern Ireland Patchwork Guild has an exhibition is next up in the Curve, Bangor Library.

A stunning exhibition from the NIPG (even if we say so ourselves!)

A splash of colour to brighten up the dark November days.

You have the whole of November to view it – library hours only.

 

 

Jenny Hayne

delivered the October workshop, and here’s44181443_1890284624369980_7750503540602175488_n a stunning cushion cover made  by Jan, our

Exhibitions organiser, at that workshop.

Report from our photographer Brian: “Jenny Haynes gave a wonderful presentation on her Quilt designs. First she gave us a potted biography to explain how she arrived where she now is careerwise then she explained her philosophy of exploration and innovation and introduced her templates with the improvements she has invented and implemented then the highlights of the various quilts she has designed and sewn using them. A most interesting and impressive display. “

 

 

 

November and December Meetings 

Paula, our Chair says:

Christmas meeting we will have a flower arrangement  demonstration and the ballet will be £2 and three members  shall win one of the arrangements. Also bring a bottle bag that you have made. You will not take your own home,  but will be given one home with you no exchanges unless you are given your own back!

January we will have a 1/2 day workshop stencilling on velvet with the remaining paint from last years workshop 

Kaffe Fassett

It might be a few months away, but excitement has rippled around the quilting community about the forthcoming   Kaffe Fassett talk on 2nd March 2019 in the Ulster Museum.  As the poster below says, tickets are available from Janet Kirkwood.

We have allocated a whole section of our website to Kaffee Fassett, which you will find through the website menu.

Also, there were a few tickets available for the workshop on Sunday 3rd March, not sure if they’re still available.
Contact Janet Kirkwood 0044(0)73 9622 9324 nipg56758@gmail.com Kaffe Fassett Poster

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4 thoughts on “Welcome to Alysn Midgelow-Marsden, Textile artist who joins us on Nov 3rd.

  1. Anne James

    Great post! One small problem – I tried the link to Kaffe Fassett twice, but nothing happened either time. Not sure what the problem is.

    And I can’t remember the email address for the stuff for the website – it has disappeared from my iPad. Again!

    Anne

    Sent from my iPad

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  2. Ingrid

    blockquote, div.yahoo_quoted { margin-left: 0 !important; border-left:1px #715FFA solid !important; padding-left:1ex !important; background-color:white !important; } I am due to go to the workshop on Sunday none of my devices will let me open the workshop requirements list can someone please send me the listIngrid rendell

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    1. Dear Ingrid, Sorry you are having trouble accessing the workshop requirements list. Please try again. I’ve just updated it and the Kaffe Fassett pages, would be interested to find out if you can access them now. Thanks for contacting us. MC

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