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Published: 21 July 2017

By Andy Ross

Shetland Needleworkers

The Shetland Needleworkers programme is now out for the year with some fantastic courses and classes on!

Have a look at the list below and get in touch with Sheila Peterson if you want more information. 

Shetland Needleworkers` Programme 2017-2018[B]

Meetings are held in Islesburgh Community Centre

Skill levels:          1 = Beginners/all levels:        2 =some experience required:          3 =advanced

Botanical Design  by Diane Garrick          Saturday August 12th, 10.00am

Booking date from June 3rd

Hall

Skill Level: 1

Approx.cost:  £10

Machine Embroidery by Diane Garrick                   Saturday August 26th, 10.00am

Booking date from June 3rd

Hall

Skill level : 1, 2

Approx.cost:  £10

Fabric Boxes – by Helen Burgess                        Saturday September 23rd, 10.00am

Booking date: August 12th

Hall

Skill Level: 1

Approx.cost:  £15

Worknight –                                                                  Thursday October 5th, 7.00pm

  • Bring your own project to work on or get help with.

Booking not necessary

Room: Radio room

Approx.cost: £3

AGM and Talk-                                              Thursday October 12th, 7.00pm-9.00pm

AGM business, refreshments then talk by Ann Williamson, Dementia Advisor, Shetland.

Booking not necessary

Room: 9

No Charge

Christmas Wreath  by Marilyn Garrick -                Saturday October 21st, 10.00am

  • Wreath to complement a Christmas candle or floral arrangement

Bookingdate:September 7th

Room: Hall

Skill Level: 1

Approx.cost: £6

Workday -                                                               Saturday November 4th, 10.00am

  • Helen will show how to square a quilt and mitre corners
    • Also, bring your own project to work on or get help with.

Booking not necessary

Room:  Hall

Approx.cost:£6

Plushwork- by Marilyn Garrick -                     Saturday November 18th,10.00am

  • Also known as Amish stumpwork, Chenille work  or German star embroidery!

Booking date: October 5th

Room: Hall

Skill Level:1

Approx.cost:£6

Christmas Lunch –                                             Saturday  December 9th, 12.00 noon

  • A social occasion for all members. Bring a small wrapped homemade gift (or costing under £10).There will be a two course Lunch with gift exchange and lots of chat.

Bookingdate: Nov 18th

Room:  10

No Charge

Mountmellick Embroidery by Marilyn Garrick – Saturday January 13th,10.00am

  • White on white embroidery, knowledge of some embroidery stitches an advantage

Booking date: Dec  2nd

Room: Hall

Skill Level: 1

Approx.cost: £6

Workday & Quilt as you go – by Helen Burgess - Saturday January 27th, 10.00am

  • Learn this technique and bring your own project to work on or get help with.

Booking not necessary

Room: Hall

Approx.cost: £6

Show and Tell and Social Day with SWKD     Saturday February 10th, 11.00am

  • Bring an article to show, enjoy the company and homebakes, then do your own project,

Booking not necessary

Room: Hall

No Charge

 Workday                                                             Saturday February 24th, 10.00am

  • Bring your own project to work on or get help with.

Booking not necessary

Room: Hall

Skill Level: 1

Approx.cost: £6

Exploring `sticky front` Aquabond – by Shona Skinner Sat March 10th , 10.00am

  • Creative class with  a new material

Booking date: January 27th

Room: Hall  Skill level: 1-2

Approx.cost:£20

Exploring `sticky front` Aquabond - by Shona Skinner Sat March 24th,  10.00am

  • Creative class with  a new material

Booking date: January 27th

Room: Hall   Skill level: 1-2

Approx.cost:£20

Row by Row Quilt – by Helen Burgess,                       Saturday April 7th, 10.00am

  • Note this is a two day class                                           AND  , Saturday April 26th, 10.00am

Booking date: February 24th

Room: Hall

Skill level: 2

Approx.cost: £20

(For the two days)

Worknight + Easy coasters,                                            Thursday May 10th, 7.00pm

  • Bring your own project to work on or get help with.

Booking date: March 31st

Room:  10

Skill level:  1

Approx.cost: £3

Summer Outing –                                                            Saturday May 26th, 10.00am

Booking date: April 26th

 Breiwick Café, Eshaness           

 No Charge

  • Members are welcome to attend any meeting with their own project and pay basic rate, ie. £6 per day, £3 for half day.
  • Larger spaces are being hired for busy workshop days so there will be space for all.
  • Listed costs are approximate: there may be extras for materials
  • On the booking date, call or e-mail Helen Burgess on 01595 693815 or bhburgess@btinternet
  • Once booked, you will be sent a requirements list approximately 3 weeks before the class.
  • Please note any special information on classes:
  • The Shetland Challenge Competition for 2018 is under review.
  • There is a `Bring and Buy` stall at most meetings, with the proceeds going to charity.
  • We welcome new members. Membership is £15 per year.
  • For more information contact Helen above or Sheila Peterson 01806 577321 or sheilapeterson.skelberry@gmail.com