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Inspirations Magazine - Gallery76 and Guild are featured

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Podcast - Fibre Talk with Wendy Schmid and April McNee

Wendy Schmid and April McNee are the Fiber Talk guests this week. Wendy is preside..

President awarded Arts and Culture Citizen of the Year 2018

Wendy Schmid, President of the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW has been awarded, by the City of Ca..


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Click here Gallery76 to see exhibitions at our new public gallery space at 76 Queen St, Concord West. 

   Embroiderers' Guild NSW

Member's Meeting
2nd Wednesday of each month (excluding January & October)
Visitors and members are invited to come to 76 Queen St, Concord West and hear about all what's been going on at the Guild. Meeting starts at 10:30am and ends at lunch time. There are Guest Speakers, show and tell and all sorts of other interesting happenings.

12th June Meeting Guest Speaker is Alison Hill


Embroiderers’ Guild NSW - Dubbo Group workshop

Saturday 30, Sunday 31 March and Monday 1 April 2019

Dubbo Group have a three day Alison Snepp Workshop booked in and some vacancies are available.

There is a choice of two projects being offered at this workshop - a Globe Sampler which can be made into a globe or left flat as a wall hanging or a Couturier's Chatelaine.

If anyone is interested in finding out more or booking in please contact:

Sally Anderson – phone 02 68871150 or email
Marion Anderson- phone 02 68842957 or email 

Biennial Springwood Community Quilt Show
Friday 26 to Sunday 28 April 2019  10am -  4pm

Venue:    Springwood High School, Grose Road, Faulconbridge, Blue Mountains NSW
Cost:     Entry fee $6, concessions $4.

Over 150 quilts from local quilters on display. Featured quilter is Margaret Sampson-George. Raffle quilt, trade tables and cafe serving morning and afternoon teas and light lunches. Proceeds to West Connect, Katoomba; Springwood High School textiles and student textile scholarships. 

For more information  or

   Embroiderers' Guild NSW

Margaret Oppen Competition 2019
Competition Entry Forms due by 4pm Friday 26 July 2019
Guild Members are invited to enter this prestigious competition honouring Margaret Oppen who was a founding member of the Guild.
The theme for the competition is 'SENSATIONS' and as in previous years there are three categories: Traditional, Contemporary and Tutors and Past Winners. 

Entry forms including artist's statement must be received at the Guild by 4.00pm Friday 26 July 2019

Winners will be announced in September 2019 and works exhibited at Gallery76.

  More information click here

EGNSW Festival of Samplers 2019  
June 2019




Library displays and talks,
Sampler sharing days 


and more

Click here for more information

Off the Beaten Track exhibition - Nowra

Saturday 8 June to Saturday 27 July 2019 
An  exhibition, at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery, exploring imaginary and real journeys in unusual ways and places.

Features works by: 
     Donna Caffrey 
     Margaret Gollan 
     Prue Hill 
     Linda Taglieri  
     Diana Thomas
 Donna Caffrey
Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra


Craft & Quilt Fair - Sydney

Wednesday 19 to Sunday 23 June 2019   9am - 4:30pm

Venue: International Exhibition Centre Halls 5 & 6, ICC Sydney, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Make sure you visit the Embroiderers' Guild NSW - Open Stitching Studio feature space. To see what the Members are working on for the feature space click here

For more information click here


Stitch-In at The Tops #8 - 2019

Friday 19 to Sunday 21 July 2019

A weekend of stitching in an idyllic setting at The Tops Conference Centre in Stanwell Tops approx 1 hour by road south of Sydney. 
Attend one of our workshops or work independently on your own embroidery. Accommodation and all food provided.

Click here for full details.

Read about the weekend, workshops and Application form:

Stitch-In at the Tops Publicity PDF Stitch-In at the Tops Publicity PDF (735 KB)

Southern Highlands Textile and Fibre Network Inc
Friday 16 to 26 August 2019   10am - 4pm

Annual Exhibition - REVIST REVISE

Bowral Art Gallery (BDAS), 1 Short St, Bowral NSW 2576   Phone: 02 - 4861 4093

Threads of Gold

Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September 2019

The Embroiderers’ Guild of WA is proud to be presenting ‘Threads of Gold’, a three day convention in historic Fremantle in September 2019 to celebrate our 50th Anniversary.  
The timing of this coincides with ‘Wildflower’ season in WA so a perfect time to visit!  
A brochure in glorious colour and full detail as well as online booking is is available website  

We are very excited about what we have been able to pack into these three days.  
In addition there are a number of post-convention workshops that may be of interest.

Jenny Quartermaine (Public Relations Officer)
Embroiderers’ Guild of WA   Email:   Mobile:  0400 682 078

Margaret Oppen Competition 2019 Exhibition

September/October 2019
Margaret Oppen was one of the founders of the Embroiderers’ Guild NSW Inc. She always encouraged individuals to aim for a high standard of work. The Margaret Oppen Competition was initiated in 1978 to foster the achievement of excellence in original embroidery design and technique.
Theme for this competition was "SENSATIONS" and there are three categories; Traditional technique(s), Contemporary technique(s) and Tutors and past winners . 

Winners will be announced at the Gala Opening on Friday 27 September 2019 and works will be exhibited at Gallery76 for approximately one month.

Off the Beaten Track exhibition - Cessnock

Tuesday 1 to Sunday 27 October 2019

An  exhibition, at Cessnock Regional Art Gallery, exploring imaginary and real journeys in unusual ways and places.

Features works by: 
     Donna Caffrey 
     Margaret Gollan 
     Prue Hill 
     Linda Taglieri  
     Diana Thomas
 Donna Caffrey
Cessnock Regional Art Gallery