Mariners Quilt Guild

Stupendous stitchers

22embSometimes it not just about quilting: quilters wear many different creative hats. This was demonstrated at the last meeting, on March 11, when Sharon, Marie and Noreen shared their love of embroidery. All three are also members of the Alderney Needlearts Guild, a dedicated group of needleworkers who promote embroidery and the learning of new techniques.

Their display showed many of the different styles of embroidery including stumpwork, Mountmellick, Richelieu cutwork, bargello and goldwork to name just a very few. Noreen also showed how embroidery can enhance and embellish Continue reading

Seat sales and favourite things

4feb24The last meeting in February, on the 24th, was busy. Mariners shared their favourite things that make quilting easier and more pleasurable. And then we held a seat sale. And as always, we showed off our latest work — including samples of English paper piecing, Continue reading