'needlework' Tagged Posts

'needlework' Tagged Posts

Church Kneelers

It was in the early 1990’s that the Kneeler Project began. A group of about a dozen people led by Deanna Pease made a start on replacing the rather tired Rexine covered hassocks which were then in use. The kits came from Jacksons of Hebdon Bridge. At first just a single design was used, a white rose on a Spode blue background, reminiscent of the “Sunne in Splendour” emblem in the Celure, the canopy above the chancel steps. At first just…

Needlework at St Margaret’s

Written in November 2011 by Diana Byott. The altar frontals and pulpit falls currently in use were made three decades ago by a small group of ladies of the congregation. The hangings then in use had been desecrated by Vandals, and the Friends of St. Margaret’s started to raise money for their replacement. Elizabeth Hammond from Harrietsham who held classes at the Medway college of design was commissioned to design and oversee the work, two carloads of ladies attended the…