The Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia Inc.
16 Hughes Street
Mile End SA 5031
Phone: (08) 8234 1104
Fax: (08) 8234 1513
Monday to Friday
9.30am - 2.30pm
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The Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia Inc. Special Purpose Fund is a tax deductible fund listed on the register of Cultural Organisations under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Assessment Act 1997
The Embroiderers' Guild holds monthly embroidery classes, embroidery groups and a host of other embroidery related activities. From beginner to expert, from cross-stitch to Japanese, embroidery of all kinds is explored, enjoyed and shared with others.
The Review is published 11 times each year and is circulated to approx. 600 people. Advertising space for needlework related items is available at a very reasonable cost by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org
If you wish to read about the activities of the Guild prior to joining, one (1) complimentary copy of our newsletter, sent by
e-mail, can be requested from the e-mail address above.
Come for a visit to see what we do and perhaps join in the fun.
Thank you to everyone who contributed to Port Pirie branch call for handmade poppies, 13450 or so poppies were hung and have formed such a poignant and movingly beautiful display. Our weeping wall of poppies cascading down the Port Pirie RSL museum looks very impressive. If you have the opportunity to visit the museum is 294 The Terrace Port Pirie West open Mon-Sat 11am-4pm Sunday 11am-2.30pm.
Celebrating 50 years in 2015
ABOUT TIME HISTORY FESTIVAL
Come and visit the current Embroiderers' Guild of SA Museum exhibition - ANIMAL,VEGETABLE & MINERAL part of the South Australian history festival 1st-31st May for full program www.abouttime.sa.gov.au
The Embroiderers' Guild of S.A museum have our very interesting Animal, Vegetable and mineral exhibition open every Tuesday 10am-2pm 16 Hughes St Mile End. Interesting, unusual and quirky: discover the many materials sourced from animals, plants and minerals used on embroidered textiles throughout the centuries, including South Australian. These range from fish scales, porcupine quills, shells and animal fibres, to straw and plant fibres such as pina cloth, to metal threads, beads, mirrors and metal objects. Test your observation skills with a quiz.
Free entry Bookings required for groups only. Ph 82341104 Email email@example.com
THE STITCHES & CRAFT SHOW May 7-9
Thursday to Saturday 10am – 4.30pm daily See new displays and exhibits not seen at a craft show before! Shop for the latest and hard to find products Be inspired by creative ideas and handy techniques Learn with experts in hands on classes and free workshops Make sure to visit the Embroiderers’ Guild of SA stand were we will have the Stitching Station, come and sit and stitch with members of the Embroiderers' Guild. Learn how decorative surface embroidery stitches can be used to embellish printed fabric. You might like to get tips on a particular stitch - beginners and experienced stitchers welcome! Everything you need is at the Stitching Station, waiting for you to pick up a needle and thread.
ADELAIDE SHOWGROUNDS JUBILEE PAVILLION WAYVILLE
ENTRY FEE Adults $15, Seniors Card Holder $14, Age & Disability Pensioner $13, Children (5-16) $7 Family – 2 adults & 2 Children $38 For more information visit stitchesandcraft.net.au
We have a lot planned to celebrate 50 wonderful years of our Guild
Ruby Challenge Images
During 2015 The Embroiderers' Guild of SA celebrates our 50th year. Our members will be creating works using Gold silk, looking forward to seeing these on display. Please click HERE for images of members work from 2005 for our 40th year celebrations or by looking at the Ruby Celebration page located under the About Us tab
General meetings: General meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 10.30am, unless they clash with a public holiday. In these cases, they are held on the second Monday of the month.
Museum Memory Box:
Click HERE to view a blog about the Embroiderers’ Guild Museum of SA’s new Memory Box which has been created for use in aged care facilities.
ON LINE Membership RENEWAL is now availiable CLICK HERE for the form
For current membership prices check the membership page