Higham Piecemakers Events 2017

Wed 22nd March – Chicken Table Runner – Jackie Pinfold 

Table runner
2x1 long quarter for front and back
Scraps of fabric for the chicken
Heat n bond/ bondaweb
Heatproof wadding (optional) or thin wadding

Table-mat. For each mat:-

2x12" square fabric for each mat
Scraps of fabric for chicken
Heat n bond/ bondaweb
               Heatproof wadding or thin wadding

Please bring your sewing machine

Christmas Challenge revealed W/C Monday 3rd April 
17th  – Easter Break (Monday only)

Mon 24th April – All Day- Morning - Own project
                                             Afternoon - Speaker - Irene Alford - Dress a Child Charity
Wednesday 26th April – Japanese Bobble Bag – Brenda and Rosemary

Wednesday 10th May  – Diana Turner  - Portrait of a Lady (Stumpwork) 
Portrait of a Lady
Creating a face in stump-work

Using stump-work create a fascinating face of a lady.  This is a delightful study no bigger than 2” large.  Using techniques that were evident in the 16th and 17th century, but modern materials.  Materials will be provided to complete one face and a greeting card on which to mount it.  Why not create your best friend and give her a very personal birthday card.

Students should bring basic sewing kit and a small embroidery hoop. (Tutor will bring some).

All materials will be provided but you may like to bring small scraps of  your favourite fabrics

Reading material:
Raised Embroidery: A practical guide to decorative stumpwork by Barbara Hirst
New Designs in Raised Embroidery by Barbara Hirst
Stumpwork Figures by Kay Dennis
1st & 29th May  -  Bank Holiday

Mon15th May – All Day – Janis Bennel – It's All Gone Pear Shaped
This is a hand sewn day - you can choose how many pears and what size(s)
 (choice of 4 sizes) and what you actually make, but Janis will be full of inspiration and help to get you going.


17-18 June 2017

Quilt and Flower Festival 

St Andrew's Church, Broughton NN14 1LU

Open 10am-4pm. Exhibition of Beautiful Handmade Quilts, Flower Displays,
Make & Take, Homemade Produce & Plant stalls, Sale Tables, Quilt Raffle and Prize Raffle.
Programmes £2
All proceeds to St Andrew’s Church.
Refreshments available all day including Light Lunch & Cream Teas,
Childrens activity tent and parking.


Mon 19th June  All Day
Wed 21st  June – Bird making – Beverley 

Mon 17th July – Box Making – Carol Pullen  - Box Kits will be ordered and pre paid for these workshops.
Wed 19th July  - Box Making – Carol Pullen

You will need a minimum of 30cm of outer fabric and the same for lining, 
If you have a glue spreader, bring that with you, We have ordered the glue.
Please Note That a Fat 1/4 will not work!!! 
No sewing required but you will need scissors

26th July  - Wednesday break for Augus

Mon 21st August – All Day
Mon 28th August  - Bank Holiday

Wed 6th Sept – Re Start evening sessions
Mon 18th Sept – Peg BagsPat Catlin
Wed 20st Sept - 

Mon 16th Oct – A Christmas Project – Carol Pullen
Wed 18th Oct – A Christmas Project – Carol Pullen
Monday 6th November - Speaker - Joan Fisher - The Tent Makers of Cairo 
Mon 20th Nov – Snowman Tube – CUC
Wed 22nd Nov – 

Mon 11th  & Wed 13th Dec – Christmas Party and Christmas Challenge

Last sessions w/c Monday 18th December
2018 Starts w/c Monday  8th January