Embroiderers Guild of Western Australia, Threads of Gold, Golden AnniversaryWelcome!

Welcome to “Threads of Gold”, the Embroiderers’ Guild of Western Australia’s Convention celebrating our 50th anniversary! This is an exciting opportunity for you to immerse yourself in embroidery, meet friends, learn new skills and refresh your creative spirit. The event is fully catered and your daily registration includes a delicious morning tea, afternoon tea, and lunch.

In this section, you will find everything you need to know to plan your personalised program of activities over 1, 2 or 3 days. We have included information about

  • all our wonderful tutors;
  • 1, 2 and 3 day workshops;
  • 2 hour taster workshops; and

In addition, the convention will feature

  • an equipment try-it area;
  • traders area;
  • the Rusty Walkley Lecture on Saturday evening; and
  • an exhibition of members’ work from workshops held over the last 50

Furthermore, we are offering a number of post-convention workshops to give you even more opportunities to learn from the world-class tutors attending this event. These workshops will be held at Guild House in the week September 23-29 and will not include catering.

For more information about the convention, we encourage you to keep copies of the convention’s brochure and booking form:

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I would like to invite you personally to attend the Embroiderers’ Guild of WA’s Convention, “Threads of Gold”. Your hard working Convention Committee has put much thought into preparing a varied and inspiring program of workshops and lectures.

It will be a great opportunity to take time for yourself and indulge in your passion for embroidery with talented international, interstate and local tutors. Surrounded by like-minded people you can talk, stitch, laugh, and catch up with friends, old and new.

Morning and afternoon tea and lunch are included in the daily fee. You can come in every day but why not book a room at the venue, the Tradewinds Hotel, and enjoy the complete experience. You could leave the family at home or bring them to Fremantle as they will all find lots to do in this historic port city. We look forward to welcoming you.

Jenny Stephenson


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