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PROGRAMME FOR 2017/18

Our meetings at White Notley Village Hall usually on the 3rd Saturday of the month except for the December meeting which is on the 2nd Saturday.                      

The day is 10.30 to 4 pm.

              

2018 MEG Programme

January 20th  AGM & Show and Tell  Committee Cakes from committee

 

February 17th  Talk and workshop Knitting “The Surprise Jacket” Tricia Holman                      Workshop-  for 12

March 17th      Talk, demo and workshops Blending using carders, hackles and combs                    Diane and Gwenllian South Colours and different fibres

April 21st        Enid Tivey Competition, details later.  Shared Lunch & Raffle.

May 19th         Talk, demo and workshops - Spinning with Gill Read and Jennie Cope.                      Spin in at TBD the following day.  Sale of Fibre- Marianne Cant”Fluff-                      n-stuff”.

May 20th          Spin-in at TBD

June 16th        Talk   Top Notch Surprise to be announced later  

July 21st         A.m.Talk and demo of acid and natural dyeing; the how of different                      dyeing methods - S. Shadforth & J.Crook

                     P.m. Workshop on beaded necklaces - L.Ottewell

                     Sale of unusual raw fleeces.- Yvonne & Darren Hoskins                     

July 22nd         Dyeing day at T.Robert’s house -natural and other dyes.

August 18th      Weaving Competition.  Shared lunch and Raffle

September 15th Talk, demo and workshops - Plying, Gill Read, Jennie Cope.  

                       Members sales tables

October 20th    Talk, demo and have a go Saori weaving Kim from the Saori Weaving                      Shed.

November 17th  Talk, demo & workshops Picking, Carding, Combing, weaving with                       fleece - Hazel, Claire, Rachel. Using different fleeces.

December 8th    Christmas Party   Shared Lunch & Raffle