Patron:  The Honourable Kim Beazley AC Governor of Western Australia

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.

Highway to Hell & AC/DC Rock Patches

The Guild is smack bang in the middle of this once in a lifetime event, see details  or why not bring your friends and join in one of the patches sessions.  Bookings are essential for day workshop and evening workshop through the City of Melville website Melville City Council day and Melville City Council Night or the Perth Festival website at Perth Festival Highway to Hell.


Learn Embroidery with Us!

With a full calendar of events on offer and easy booking online.  

Not just for beginners…. join Raelene in her Foundations 1 course in April and May.  A great starting point for anyone wanting to explore hand embroidery in all its fabulousness!

Or you may prefer an exploration of traditional Japanese or Chinese embroidery with Adelaide tutor, Margaret Lee.  Four projects are on offer, catering to all levels of embroiderer, or receive guidance with your existing project.

Alternatively, Nikki Wepener, exciting new tutor on a first visit to Perth, introducing her own unique interpretations in textured threads and ribbons.  Classes in Albany, Yokine and Guild House in Alfred Cove.


See our Workshop Calendar under Learning, for full details, with   Or click on your selection under Upcoming Events on this page.

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 (here Wireless Hill celebrates 50 years)
– 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.

Join Online or Download our Membership Form.



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