Young Embroiderers

Young Embroiderers met over the half term holidays. The aim was to make a selection of autumn or Christmas themed felt decorations. The children practised doing running, blanket and fly stitch - along with pinning and stitching the felt, sewing on beads, bells and sequins and learning how to string together the decorations to make a mobile. A few of the children also created some beaded legs tassels for the sheep and birds

These are just some of them.

Our next meeting will be in February half term. If you would like to know more, contact Jess Grady, our branch member who led this recent session. Email

In the meantime, you could also have a look at the National Young Embroiderers website by clicking here.

Hanging made by York Young Embroiderers to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta.  The children were aged from 6 to 13 years and the techniques used were a combination of applied fabrics, hand-made cords, stitchery, beads and sequins, in fact almost anything that the children wanted to try.

Images from the Summer Meadow theme Young Embroiderers sessions last summer

Hand embroidery, applique, fabric crayons and lots of imagination combine to create these lovely impressions of a Summer Meadow