Meets: 1st Wednesday every month – 1:00 to 4:00 pm
3rd Wednesday every month – 6:30 to 9:30 pm
September to May
The Cottage, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant
20 Ava Road, Brantford
Report – April 2019
Helma Bos, ONN Representative
This spring the Brant Broderers had several classes in techniques new to us. This included Dorset Feather Stitchery and Romanian Point Lace. Barb taught us Dorset Feather Stitchery which was something none of us had heard of before. The current form was developed by Olivia Pass in the 1950s and combines feather and buttonhole stitches with other stitches like chain, fly and lazy daisies. I taught Romanian Point Lace which is a type of lace work that is done with a crochet cord and connected using various filling stitches. Other classes taught this season have been crazy patch, crewel and stump work flowers taught by Kay.
Report – December 2017
Brant Broderers had an eventful fall. We started in September with a banner challenge. Each of us where to create a triangle shape banner using whatever technique we wanted to so. The results of this was revealed at our Christmas meeting. A wide variety of techniques where used and the results was a sight to see. The banners will be used by the guild for public displays in the future.
In November, several members of our guild had the pleasure of joining up with Norfolk’s Own Needle Arts Guild to take a work shop with Naomi Smith. The workshop was on a traditional technique of moose hair tufting. Different beading techniques were also taught.
Our yearlong project is a canvas work piece involving several different techniques that will be given out once a month. The end results will be about 8 by 10 inches.
Our Christmas meeting included the very popular Chinese takeout and holey card raffle.
2016 Card Raffle