EGWA to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with “Threads of Gold” Convention

The Embroiderers’ Guild of Western Australia turns 50 in 2019!  We will be holding several events to celebrate our golden anniversary, and one of them will be a three-day convention to be held at the Trade Winds Hotel in picturesque Fremantle from 20-22 September 2019. The Convention will be open to everyone and will include a … Continued

Embroiderers’ Guild of WA Celebrates 2018 Australian Heritage Festival

Join the Embroiderers’ Guild of WA as we celebrate the Australian Heritage Festival on 27 April 2018 at the EGWA Guild House, 565 Canning Highway, Alfred Cove WA. This year’s theme is ‘My Culture, My Story’. Local expert Gail Hawes will be presenting, having recently returned from a tour of rural China. A special Chinese … Continued

“Preserving the Past and Creating the Future: The Work of Professional Embroiderer” with Jenny Adin-Christie

  The Embroiderers’ Guild of Western Australia is inviting everyone to this year’s Rusty Walkley lecture titled Preserving the Past and Creating the Future: The Work of a Professional Embroiderer. To be presented by award-winning professional embroiderer Jenny Adin-Christie, this special event will be held on Saturday, 15 July at 2:00 PM at the Alexander … Continued

Join the Guild’s Events During the National Trust Heritage Month

The Embroiderers’ Guild of WA is hosting a number of events that celebrate the many contributions  during the National Trust Heritage Month. This year’s theme, Having a Voice, encourages participants to share their stories through different voices, as a way to recognise the many narratives that contributed to what Western Australia is today. Guild members and are … Continued

Before the Siren: Embroiderers’ Guild of WA Features in the AFL Women’s Inaugural

The Embroiderers’ Guild of WA is participating in the AFL Women’s inaugural on Sunday, February 19th. Titled Before the Siren, the event recognises women’s achievements in sports and women’s community groups, and is one of the major celebrations during the month-long Perth International Arts Festival. The show will be hosted by Hannah Gadsby and will feature women’s groups and … Continued

Read ‘The Embroiderer’ on Your Devices. Issue No. 303 Is Now Available

We have posted printed copies of The Embroiderer a few weeks back. However, for many of our members who prefer to read our newsletter on their computers, tablets or mobile phones, the digital version in PDF can be downloaded from  this link.     If you’ve missed the previous issues we released in 2016, you can still download digital copies … Continued

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