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Exhibition at Government House Sydney

We have been invited by Mrs Hurley, our Patron, to mount another exhibition at Government House Sydn..

Garlands of Poppies

In November we will be having a special display in the Gallery at the Guild to mark the 100 year ann..


The Festival program has been widely publicised and shared both locally and internationally.  Please read workshop information and policies carefully.  

Catered Workshops: we are trying something new with two of the longer, more intense workshops. They will be Catered Workshops and we will provide delicious, fresh food delivered straight to your workshop.  This will allow you time to visit the Threaded Needle, the Gallery or just sit and chat with your fellow stitchers.

Click on workshop title for more information.

  Sculptural Embroidery & Resin Embroidery
Meredith Woolnough
Catered Workshop
Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 September 
  Smooth Operator
Susan Barker
Thursday 27 September

Paint Stitch Adorn
Cathy Jack Coupland
Saturday 29 September


Deliciously Decorative
Cathy Jack Coupland
Sunday 30 September


Glamorous Clams
Deb Louie
Catered Workshop
Sunday 7 October
  The Art of Reticule
Kath Wilkinson
Friday 12 October
  Edgy Delicacies
Kath Wilkinson
Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 October

  A Closer Look
Susan Barker
Thursday 1 November 

  Crashing Waves & Sea Spray
Alison Holt (United Kingdom)
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 November


Enrolments can be made by email, phone, or in person and must be accompanied by either the full payment or a non-refundable deposit of $30.00 per workshop per day.  When a deposit only has been paid, the balance must be paid in full by the “Payment Due Date” which is six (6) weeks before the workshop.  The place of any student who has not paid the full fee by the “Payment Due Date” may then be taken by a student on the waiting list.  Workshop requirements will be sent out five (5) weeks prior to the workshop commencement to fully paid participants.  

Refund / Cancellation Policy:   

The Guild reserves the right to cancel a workshop due to lack of numbers or unforeseen circumstances.  In this situation, a full refund will be made to participants.  In addition to the non-refundable deposit of $30 per day, cancellations by workshop participants less than 2 weeks prior to the workshop will attract a fee if the Guild is not able to fill your place.  The Guild will endeavour to fill last minute places from the waiting list, however, if this is not possible, the cancellation fee will be 25% of the workshop cost.