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
Welcome to the Embroiderers' Guild of South Australia. Where Embroidery of all kinds is explored, enjoyed and shared. All are welcome from beginner to experienced.
Our newsletter 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 email@example.com
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 join in the fun.
HAHNDORF ACADEMY - IMAGINE THE PAST
Come and join us on Sunday May 1st 11am to 4pm for the Hahndorf Academy History festival event. It is a free fun event for the family with some great displays that remind you of the good old days when everything was made by hand, so Imagine the Past with us at the Hahndorf Academy 68 Main Street Hahndorf with traditional crafts, skills and trades. The Embroiderers' Guild will be there in the marquee on the lawns, showing our historic samplers and needlework kits available exclusively from the Guild along with a selection of needlework gifts available to purchase. Experience the activities of a 19th century village of traditional crafts, skills and trades with demonstrations of basket weaving, embroidery, dry stone walling, wood turning, blacksmithing, butter churning, spinning, weaving, felt making, pottery, washing day and period costumes. A fun day for the whole family with opportunities to join in.
Jane Reynolds Sampler - Kit $40 - Instructions only $20
Golden Threads Museum Exhibition - History Festival S.A. Pop-up Exhibition
Golden Thread and Pop-up Exhibition. The Golden Thread exhibition was launched in 2015 to coincide with the Guild's 50th celebrations. The exhibition tells the story of how the Guild began, describes some of the key people and history of embroidery. Also during History Festival see a pop-up exhibition of folk costumes and accessories from around the world. Open Every Tuesday 10am-2pm during May. Groups most welcome.
Celebrating 50 years of the Guild. The exhibition includes how the Guild started, the people of the Guild and the story of embroidery. There will be interactive displays - An audio to hear Guild members talking about their embroidery, techniques and involvement with the Guild, there will be related artefacts nearby. A visual loop of embroiderers showing various techniques styles, stitches etc. This can be activated on specific themes depending on which button is pressed. Take up the interactive challenge of putting in correct chronological order a timeline of embroidery samples. Open to the public on Tuesdays 10am - 2.00pm. In the house at our premises 16 Hughes St MILE END
ADELAIDE STITCHES & CRAFT SHOW
Come along and visit us at our stand at the Adelaide Stitches & Craft Show. We will have our Stitching Station where you can come along and try an embroidery stitch technique. Find out more about the Guild and see our display of embroidery. There will be lots to see and do at the Craft Show for full details see http://stitchesandcraft.net.au/Adelaide
The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry Exhibition
Members of the South Coast Branch were very excited and proud to be at the opening of the Scottish Diaspora Tapestry at Signal Point, Goolwa on Nov 13th 2015.
Please click HERE for information and some lovely images from this fantastic Exhibition.
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