Knee Blankets for Elgar House
These are just a couple of the many blankets made for Southmead Hospital and their co-ordinator Ruth sent the photo’s to show a couple in situ and reported that the patients said how much they really appreciated them and how they made the ward feel much more homely.
Arts Programme Manager
Sustainable Health & Capital Planning Team
North Bristol NHS Trust
Reindeers for Westonbirt
The very talented needlework group have done it again, just look at the fabulous Reindeers created for the Westonbirt School Charity Christmas Fair held in October 2016. The reindeers where hidden around the site for children and adults to have a fun treasure hunt and then some of them were used as prizes for the winners. Of course they were a great success.
Each reindeer had a name, can you spot the very topical Cornish pair at the back.
Before Christmas an urgent appeal came from Southmead Hospital to make Teddies for the babies in the neonatal intensive care unit. Once again the ladies were only too pleased to help with this project.
The Needlework Group meets once a fortnight, its 10 members are all keen to show off their many talents and eager to learn new ones. Knitting, crochet and patchwork are all undertaken either by complete beginners or those renewing old skills. A good time is had by all ……