Friends News and Events


Carpet Sweep Draw – September

1 163 Tony & Norma Kettle Kidderminster £50
2 122 Ann Pugh –  Cook Elmbridge £30
3 179 John Hopkins Rock £20
4 127 Colin Lloyd Kidderminster £10

Grand Raffle Result

FIRST Hand Knotted Rug R. Groom 1822
SECOND Picnic Hamper C. Pickford 0896
THIRD Champagne J. Blakeway 1168
FOURTH Axminster Rug J. Woolley 0318
FIFTH Wine R. Dale 3235
SIXTH Wine P. Walters 0112
SEVENTH Family Ticket J.Shorland 2993
EIGHT Family Ticket Mr. Taylor 2881


Events and Workshops 2019

Thursday 19th Design Archive Talk

Discover the Museum collection of beautiful carpet designs ranging from the 1800’s to contemporary designers. You will be able to view the original designs and find out about the history of carpet designs.
10.30am-12.30pm, Cost £10pp

Thursday 10th Needle Felting Workshop
Its Wool Week so come and join us and make a wooly sheep. You will learn how to make shapes , use needles and create a friendly sheep to take home and impress your friends.
10am – 4pm, Cost £40pp

Tuesday 26th Kumihimo braids for jewellery, tassels and decorations

Learn to make kumihimo braids using the traditional marudai and bobbins and the more portable foam disc. Braids of differing sizes can be made in a variety of yarn and colours for jewellery, tassels and decorations.
10am – 4pm, Cost£40pp
Thursday 14th Festive Rag Rug Wreath Workshop

Get in the festive mood with Jenni Stuart Anderson, rag rug artist, who will show you how to make a beautiful festive rag rug wreath.
10am – 4pm, Cost£40pp

Tuesday 19th Vintage Story Book Workshop

Enjoy a day of hand stitching and reminiscing. Incorporate well-loved memories into an amazing unique heirloom of you handiwork from re-cycled fabrics.
10am – 4pm, Cost£40pp

Tuesday 26th Procion Dyeing Workshop

Procion dye is a cold water dye for colouring cotton fabrics, lace and threads. On this workshop you will be shown how to prepare the dyes, learn a few rules on colour along with techniques to create textures on your fabric producing unique pieces of cloth.
10am – 4pm, Cost£40pp
Thursday 5th Paper Cut Workshop
Come and work with paper artist Vanessa Stone to make beautiful and delicate paper cut Christmas cards and paper bunting. Vanessa will teach you the main techniques of paper cutting so you will go home with a wonderful collection of beautiful hand made decorations ready for the festive period.
10am – 4pm, Cost£40pp

For more information or to book your place
Tel:01562 69028