NOTES and MEMOS

Summer Journal

The Summer Journal is out!
A report on our AGM in April and the Workshop efforts, members' articles, Branch reports, a fascinating book on flower designs to be given away and lots more! Join us to get your copy!
You can see photos of us at work - and the results here...


We now have a For Sale section
where you can advertise your silk-related items or services for sale.
Contact the committee for details.


Journal Deadlines
The latest dates for your articles, information, reports etc to be sent
to the editor are:
Feb 5 for Spring Journal (March)
May 5 for Summer Journal (June)
Aug 5 for Autumn Journal (Sept)
Nov 5 for Winter Journal (Dec)


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Send us details of your exhibitions, events, craft fairs, open studios - and anything else that you would like advertised here or that you think silk painters would enjoy!

And remember to send in some
new photos of your latest work to go into the Gallery!

 

EVENTS & NEWS
Updated July 2014

Creative Crafts Show - Kent
11th-13th July, 2014

In the brand new Maidstone Exhibition Hall at the 
Kent County Show
Detling Hill, Detling, Maidstone ME14 3JF
Come along and see us on the Guild stand!

Festival of Quilts
Festival of Quilts
7 to 10 August
NEC, Birmingham
Superb show, lots of international visitors at the Festival.
The Quilts are amazing, and masses to see. Come along and see us on the Guild stand!

Creative Crafts Show:
4 to 6 September
Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey KT10 9AJ

All the materials and supplies you need for your crafts and hobbies. Including new workshops and demonstrations - and the Surrey branch of our Guild! www.sandown.co.uk

The Knitting & Stitching Show:
9 to 12 October
Alexandra Palace, London N22 7AY:
For knitting and stitching and more; crochet, embroidery, patchwork and quilting, felt-making, shibori dyeing, jewellery-making, card-making, felt, embossing… and the Essex branch of our Guild!! www.alexandrapalace.com

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White Dahlia Project
The White Dahlia project:
Karen Sistek a fantastic artist from Silk Painters International is running the 'White Dahlia Project' on 20, 21, 22 June 2014, a group participation project for silk painters.
All details are on her website: karensistekstudio.com including a predrawn dahlia, a photograph and permission to download.
Any members taking part can show their work at our guild anniversary event next year!

The Guild of Silk Painters
is an international, non-profit making organisation,
based in Great Britain whose aim is to promote and
inspire the art of silk painting.

Membership of the Guild will provide you, amongst other benefits, with a network of fellow painters of all levels, abilities and locations to share and exchange ideas and information through the Journal and the website.

Artists often work alone and miss the stimulation that
can be gained from creative interchange. The Guild will encourage you, through your local branch, to meet
regularly with other painters for demonstrations, workshops and lectures.

There are also opportunities to showcase members' work both here in the galleries and in the Journal.

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