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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..

Gallery76 Exhibitions

Current and future exhibitions at Gallery76, 76 Queen St, Concord West NSW are shown below, exhibitions change regularly. Public gallery is open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat/Sun 10am-2pm. Closed on Public Holidays.

Click here Events to view other exhibitions of interest example Guild Groups, collaborative exhibitions etc. 


Collective Stitches Exhibition

Thursday 2 to Thursday 30 May 2019

Opening on Thursday 2 May at 5pm, all welcome, come along and meet Dionne Swift in person.
On tour to Australia - t
he international travelling exhibition - Collective Stitches - will be landing at Gallery76 in May. 
Heavy machine embroidery from the students of the amazing UK artist Dionne Swift. An exhibition not to be missed!

Images from Collective Stitches - Cass Rawlings and Maggie Ready
   


Festival of Samplers 2019  
June 2019


Exhibitions,

Workshops,

Lectures, 

Library displays and talks,
  
Sampler sharing days

Symposium

and more



Click here for more information
 

 
Sayd Shahmamood Abdali
July 2019

Sayd is an artist from Afghanistan who arrived in Australia as a refugee and produces colourful textile art pieces with a technique he invented himself.

To read the full story click here

  Sayd Shadmamood Abdali
with the Tapestry Couch 


Open Stitching Studio from Craft & Quilt Fair - Sydney
July 2019
   

Embroiderers' Guild NSW feature space at the Craft & Quilt Fair - Sydney 2019 will be exhibited at Gallery76. It's all about Samplers and Pattern, Texture & Colour.
If you didn't get to the Craft & Quilt Fair then don't miss this at 76 Queen St, Concord West.


Quilters Guild Exhibition

August 2019
 

Helen Parsons

September 2019 


Margaret Oppen Competition 2019 Exhibition  
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.

Guild members to find out more -  Margaret Oppen Competition Entry Details 
  
  

Getting Ready for the 20's  

Saturday 2 November to Sunday 8 December 2019

Gallery76 is very excited to announce that in November of this year, the Guild will be teaming up with The Cavalcade of History and Fashion for a new exhibition 'Getting Ready for the 20s' featuring pieces of embroidered and beaded 1920s wear from both the Cavalcade and Embroiderers' Guild NSW Collection. 

The exhibition will include talks and presentations on different aspects of 1920s fashion as well as two related workshops - an introduction to tambour beadings and a make your own 1920s headpiece.

Join us as we get ready for the next round of the '20s!




Education and New Work  

December 2019

Exhibition of textile artworks from:
Our Tutors and their students, 
Creative Correspondence Course years 1, 2 and 3, 
Introduction to Embroidery Course, 
Contemporary Stitch and Design Course.