Pilgrim Stitchers' three day needlework course

11 to 14 September.

The Pilgrim Stitchers run an annual short course in needlework inspired by specially selected, usually historical, embroidery.

Cost of course: £415

This year the Pilgrim Stitchers will be based in the Brew House at Guildford House and the course will include specially arranged opportunities to view embroidery from the collections cared for by Guildford Museum.

This extraordinary event is programmed over three days, with a dinner on the evening before the course starts.

The cost of the course includes.

  • Tuesday evening dinner.

  • Wednesday: your kit and teaching of the Peruvian Purse based on a Quaker sampler.

  • Thursday: a lecture on the history of samplers.

  • Thursday: a visit to a local attraction.

  • Friday: your kit and teaching of the SW sampler, dated 1828.

  • Friday: a surprise kit for an item taken from the archives in the Guildford Museum.

  • You will have the opportunity to spend two hours viewing articles from the archives at Guildford Museum.

  • Three light lunches.

For further information and to book, go to the Pilgrim Stitchers website.

Pilgrim Stitchers tapestry large
Pilgrim stitchers tapestry small