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The Embroiderers’ Guild of WA is a learning community for anyone with a love of embroidery, stitch and textiles. We provide avenues for those aged 8 or over to develop their embroidery and lace making skills. We welcome both beginners and experienced embroiderers.

Most of our approximately 500 members learn and practice their embroidery skills in the social and sharing environment of our many groups that meet throughout the Perth metropolitan area and regional WA.

The Guild also has an extensive and varied workshop programme, a large lending library, and a Historic Textile Collection which is open to members and the public by appointment.

The Guild also provides children’s activities during school holidays.

Learn Embroidery with Us!

The Guild is very excited to present Ann-Marie’s ‘Block of the Month’ starting 16th February 2020.  This canvas work embroidery design is based on the Long Time Gone quilt by Jen Kingwell.   Suitable for beginners through to experienced embroiderers. Also available to country members and non-members by remote learning.

Or would you prefer to try an introductory Elizabethan embroidery piece using techniques from this period, with tutor Maree Talbot.   See our Workshop Calendar under Learning, for full details of all workshops.  Or click on your selection under Upcoming Events on this page.


“Threads of Gold” Convention 

Thanks to everyone who was involved in our ‘Threads of Gold’ 50th anniversary convention over the weekend! Thanks to our Guild members who graciously volunteered their time to organise the event. Thanks to our international, interstate & local tutors & guest speakers for sharing their knowledge & teaching new skills to others. Thanks to all the members & non-members who attended our lectures & participated in our workshops. Thanks to the traders for supplying new tools, materials & patterns for attendees to purchase. Thanks to @tradewinds_hotel staff for helping our event to run smoothly. THANK YOU! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Become a Member of the Guild

Anyone with an interest in embroidery may join the Guild and have access to the following membership benefits:
– Six issues of the Guild newsletter ‘The Embroiderer’ annually
– Participation in embroidery groups
– Embroidery workshops at discounted prices
– Lending library with thousands of books and magazines
– And more!

You do not have to be an experienced embroiderer to join the Guild.

Download our Membership Form.

 

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