Thursday, 6 March 2014

Craft Update - Visit to The Royal School of Needlework & Much More...

The Craft Group is offering to organise a visit to The Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court on the morning of either Saturday 22nd March, or Saturday 10th May.  

Cost (up front please to Liz Alcock) £16.  

Includes 21 century sampler exhibition.

Please email ( or phone (0208 343 4563) Liz to give your preference and to obtain bank details for direct payment. 

Access is on very limited days and obviously if we want to go in March, we’ll have to get a move on. Thanks folks! 

And a huge thank you to the marvelous members who encouraged, taught and persuaded the public to cover an Observation Plane at RAF Hendon last week.


Some Crafting Ideas for March 2014

HELP!  Creative Stitches and Hobbycrafts Show - Craft Club Linking Up - ExCel, London, 3 - 5 April 2014.  

Looking for volunteers to pass on both knitting and crochet skills to visitors. We are also looking for volunteers that can take photos and prefer to chat to visitors about all things UKKHA and Craft Club related. This year we are continuing with our attempt at the world's longest knitted and crochet chain.  Stop Press:  Also needed at Country Living Fair, Islington.

STITCH! - £16.  Sat 22 March or  Sat 10th May  11:00 to 12:30

Visit to The Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court.   Includes 21 century sampler exhibition (and workshops if weekday).  (other limited dates available directly with their website).
Please contact Liz on as soon as possible to confirm ticket and to arrange up-front payment.
ACTION! -  RSN Sampler design competition. Closed entry Friday, 20th June
45 cm sq design only.  Info on website at

SAVE! -  TIX CODE – Knitting & Stitching Show, Olympia.                                  
There is a discount to the show at Olympia (13-16 March) for all Prima subscribers - the code is PRIMASUBS and you should get tickets for £9.

LEARN!  Member’s Workshops -

Monica Russell: 
The Knitting & Stitching Show, Olympia  13th March 13:00 ‘Design your own Fair Isle knitting’  £10  1 hr.
The Village Haberdashery, ongoing Learn to Knit workshop. Tuesdays 19:00 – 21:00.   £75 for three sessions.

And Monica and Marilyn Lewin both have classes at The Village Haberdashery, Mill Lane, NW6.  See their website for details

Or just come along every month to your Craft Group sessions -  7 pm onwards in Crooked Usage, N3 - to confirm.

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