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The William Morris Society


March 2022

Strawberry Thief Online Embroidery Course with Becky Hogg

March 1 @ 2:00 pm4:30 pm GMT
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In this three session online ‘Silk and Metal thread embroidery’ course join master embroiderer Becky Hogg to create the iconic Strawberry Thief thrush from one of Morris’s most popular designs. Embroidered in a variety of silk wrapped purls, fine wire purls and glossy cords, discover how to work with these specialist threads to produce texture and decorative surfaces. Learn how to make your own piece of the pattern and finish it off with a freshly stolen strawberry to complete the…

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April 2022

William Morris in Oxford – A Walking Tour

April 6 @ 10:00 am5:00 pm BST

This day long walking tour of Oxford, led by Martin Stott and Jane Bingham, will include some of the places most associated with Morris as a designer and maker, and his later political engagement with the city. Lunch and any admission charges are extra. Full joining details will be confirmed a few days before the event. Please note: the walk will start promptly at 10am from a central location, which will be confirmed before the event. there is a significant…

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