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Secret Garden Exhibition

Watch the virtual tour. A creative collaboration of artists Sharon Peoples and Belinda Jessup, ..

Remembering Ricamo - Italian Needlework

An exhibition of Italian Needlework at Gallery76 held in August 2020. Checkout our YouTube vide..

Forgotten Needlework Tools April 2021

If you missed the exhibition watch the FiberTalk Live tour with the benefit of Kerry Easton's c..


Check out our 4 new Scholarships available for New Members, click here:  New Members Education Scholarships

The guild offers both courses and workshops. Below are the details of the courses. Click on Course heading for more information

For information  on workshops, clck here

By Attendance

Extensions 2021
Effie Mitrofanis
Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 March 2021
Saturday 8 May 2021
Saturday 14 Aug 2021
Saturday 30 Oct 2021

Essential Embroidery Techniques: stitches and techniques
An introduction to stitches, a wide variety of techniques and their historical context. No experience needed.


Stitch and Design Course

Continuing in 2021 for students that previously enrolled in 2019, 2020.
Build on skills in stitching techniques and use them in innovative ways.

CS&D - Machine Embroidery Elective
Kath Wilkinson
13 Feb, 13 March, 10 April

CS&D - Whitework Embroidery Elective
Helen Parsons
8 May, 12 Jun, 10 July

CS&D- Counted Thread Embroidery Elective
Barbara Alum
14 Aug, 11 Sept, 9 Oct

By Post

Creatives Course
Popular course that builds embroidery technique alongside an individual sense of colour and design. More...

Silk Ribbon Embroidery
For anyone who would love the confidence to work with delicate silk ribbons. More...

Creative Canvas Embroidery
A creative journey - explore stitches & techniques, use mixed media, study contemporary artists & styles. More...

Accreditation (members only) 

A combination of 2022 Summer School at the Guild and correspondence during COVID19

Practical Teaching Skills
Learn the art of teaching. More...

Judge's Accreditation
Develop skills as a professional judge of the needle arts. More...