Join The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria

Your New Year's Resolution - JOIN EGV from 1 JANUARY 2024 and ENJOY 2 Months Free Membership!

We are opening our 2024/25 membership year early. Join anytime from 1st January 2024 onwards for membership through to 28 February 2025.

(NB: Current memberships will expire on 29th February 2024 with annual renewal fees due by 1 March 2024)

The perfect environment to explore your creativity

  • Expert tuition and workshops for all levels at discounted rates
  • Access to resources - huge library and significant collection of needlework, tools and lace
  • Exhibitions, displays, speakers, events
  • Private social media groups
  • Encouragement and friendship

Choose to belong to the EGV as a Melbourne member, or join one of our Branches. Select and Click below.

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Melbourne

Albury/Wodonga Leongatha

Membership Fees to 1st March 2025 (GST inclusive)

(Applicable from 1 January 2024)

NB: A one-off joining fee of $25.00 applies to new memberships

Melbourne Metro Full Member       $88.00 + $25.00 = $113.00

Melbourne Metro *Concession       $82.00 + $25.00 = $107.00

Melbourne **Regional/Interstate    $82.00 + $25.00 = $107.00

Branch Members                              $82.00 + $25.00 = $107.00

Student Full-time 18+                       $40.00+ $25.00 =  $65.00

Junior Under 18 years                      $20.00 + $25.00 =  $45.00

*Australian Government Pension Holders only. 

**Residing more than 30 km from Melbourne CBD

Reciprocal Membership is available to current financial members of other interstate or international Embroidery Guilds. For more details, Apply here.

In addition to regular member benefits, all new members receive

  • Welcome Information Pack
  • Name Badge
  • Invitation to join the monthly New Members Guidance Group at Embroidery House
Ararat Mildura
Ballarat Mornington Peninsula
Bendigo North Eastern
Castlemaine South Western
Geelong

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Why belong to the Embroiderers Guild, Victoria?

 

 

Guild Members enjoy gathering for tuition, resources, encouragement and fellowship – the perfect environment for creativity - whether at Embroidery House in Melbourne, or one of our Branches in Regional Victoria.

 

Being a member means you can …

MEET and CONNECT with other members frequently:

·      attend regular meetings whenever it suits you, in person or via Zoom

·      join a regular Guidance Group where you will find encouragement, help and friendship

·      attend monthly General Meetings at Embroidery House with guest speaker – in person or via Zoom

·      enjoy and contribute to ‘Threadlines’ - the EGV’s monthly newsletter - and Branch newsletters

·      visit/follow our Facebook and Instagram accounts

·      access the Members Area of the Website and our private Facebook page

·      participate in retreats and excursions

 

LEARN a wide range of embroidery techniques and textile styles at in-house workshops and classes taught by local, state, national and international tutors.

·      enjoy our annual Summer School program

·      be supported as you learn new techniques

·      use the resources of our extensive Library, Collections and Equipment

·      be encouraged to follow your own interests and styles

·      receive help with all aspects of embroidery

·      explore fabrics, threads, techniques, forms, colours, patterns and products

 

PARTICIPATE in exhibitions - in Melbourne and at your local Branch, fundraising activities and other events, (such as displays and demonstrations) to promote, preserve and advance the art of embroidery.