Embroiderers Guild, Victoria


The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria
We are a
not-for-profit organisation open to all lovers of embroidery and textiles, from beginner to expert.

We aim to:

  • Promote the love of embroidery in all its forms.
  • Teach the enjoyment and the skills of embroidery at every level.
  • Encourage embroidery learning and skills via scholarships and other resources.
  • Provide a wide variety of resources concerning embroidery.
  • Preserve knowledge of the history of embroidery and fabrics, and their preservation and conservation.
  • Maintain high standards of design and technique in embroidery.
  • Promote cooperation and exchange of ideas between those engaged in and interested in embroidery in the state of Victoria, in other parts of Australia, and throughout the world.

 

Founded in 1960, we now have approximately 2000 members throughout Victoria, Australia, including 11 Country Branches.

Our home in Malvern (a suburb of Melbourne) provides a friendly centre for members to attend classes, enjoy talks, meetings, exhibitions and displays.

Special interest groups exist for a range of techniques such as counted thread work, canvas work, crewel work, lace making, machine embroidery, patchwork, beading and tassel making, ceremonial embroidery and more.

Embroidery House
170 Wattletree Road, Malvern 3144.
(Tram no. 5, Stop 46)

ALL MAIL: PO Box 508, Malvern, Vic. 3144.

telephone: (03) 9509 2222
fax: (03) 9509 2109
email
: embgvbigpond.net.au

Weekdays 10.00 am to 3.00 pm.
Weekends 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.

Visitors and Guests Welcome

Last updated: November 2011


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