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Congratulations to Mandy Ginsberg whose "Jubilee Diamond" was voted the winner of the recent Covid Challenge. Members were invited to Create One Very Interesting Design based on the Diamond Jubilee Logo. Entries were displayed in the Gallery at Embroidery House in May and Mandy's framed and beautifully embroidered blue diamond was the People's Choice - and a very worthy winner. 'Jubilee Diamond' wins the Covid Challenge - 19th June 2021
Congratulations to Mandy Ginsberg whose "Jubilee Diamond" was voted the winner of the recent Covid Challenge. Members were invited to Create One Very Interesting Design based on the Diamond Jubilee Logo. Entries were displayed in the Gallery at Embroidery House in May and Mandy's framed and beautifully embroidered blue diamond was the People's Choice - and a very worthy winner.
Announcing the winners of the Diamond Jubilee Raffle 2021 drawn on Saturday 19th June (delayed due to Covid) at Embroidery House, 170 Malvern Road 3144. 1st Prize 0517 Sue Milms, 2nd Prize 0097 Michelle Hodder, 3rd Prize 0056 Carol Bateson, 4th Prize 0147 Margaret Ridland, 5th Prize 0392 Sandra Bennie, 6th Prize 0579 Kerry Koops. Congratulations! Diamond Jubilee Raffle 2021 Winners - 19th June 2021
Announcing the winners of the Diamond Jubilee Raffle 2021 drawn on Saturday 19th June (delayed due to Covid) at Embroidery House, 170 Malvern Road 3144. 1st Prize 0517 Sue Milms, 2nd Prize 0097 Michelle Hodder, 3rd Prize 0056 Carol Bateson, 4th Prize 0147 Margaret Ridland, 5th Prize 0392 Sandra Bennie, 6th Prize 0579 Kerry Koops. Congratulations!
Maree Talbot will NOT be teaching at Summer School 2022 - 18th June 2021
Maree will unfortunately not be teaching classes during the 2022 Summer School. Maree plans to stay home and work on future projects. There is a week left to register for her July classes - some still have places. The Education Committee suggests registering now if you are interested in completing a class with Maree. There are also still places in the 2 catch up days that Maree has generously scheduled for past students.
EGV Member & Award-winning Milliner, Georgia Skelton has won both the 2021 Millinery Association of Australia Design Award and the Stephen Jones Patron’s Pick with her piece Fantasy Flight. Her updated version of a 1920s aviator cap is constructed using a recycled jumper and sunglasses to create a modern piece. Click heading to read more. Hats Off to Georgia! - 14th June 2021
EGV Member & Award-winning Milliner, Georgia Skelton has won both the 2021 Millinery Association of Australia Design Award and the Stephen Jones Patron’s Pick with her piece Fantasy Flight. Her updated version of a 1920s aviator cap is constructed using a recycled jumper and sunglasses to create a modern piece. Click heading to read more.
Website: Georgia Skelton Millinery
Anyone, anywhere, can now search our library catalogue online! No need to log into the Members area. Go to the main page of the EGV website then click on About Us. From there open the Library link and click on the Search the catalogue link. For more library information, read the library FAQ in the Library link (the About Us link on the main page). Anyone, anywhere, can now search our library catalogue online! - 13th June 2021
Anyone, anywhere, can now search our library catalogue online! No need to log into the Members area. Go to the main page of the EGV website then click on About Us. From there open the Library link and click on the Search the catalogue link. For more library information, read the library FAQ in the Library link (the About Us link on the main page).
Registrations are now open for the Christmas (Pudding) in July event to celebrate World Embroidery Day on 30 July 2021, 10.00am - 2.00pm. For more information check the Events Page for details of Kit options and the Requirements List for each of the 4 projects. Registration is required for this event, so that Kits can be prepared. Christmas (Pudding) in July - 30th May 2021
Registrations are now open for the Christmas (Pudding) in July event to celebrate World Embroidery Day on 30 July 2021, 10.00am - 2.00pm. For more information check the Events Page for details of Kit options and the Requirements List for each of the 4 projects. Registration is required for this event, so that Kits can be prepared.
LEARN CATEGORY - Update to appearance - 30th May 2021
The Education Committee has updated the LEARN Category of the EGV website. Now when you click on LEARN there is a brief description. If you click on each category under the LEARN heading you will see the sub-categories. Click on a sub-category and you will see an accordion that you can click on to see further information or be taken to the form you require. If you have any questions please contact the Education Committee.
Sew Many Stitches Exhibition - 13th April 2021
Sew Many Stitches Exhibition at the Wangaratta Art Gallery showcasing work created by members of The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria, North Eastern Branch. Opening Friday 16th July at 11.30 am. Exhibition Saturday 17th July to Sunday 1st August in Gallery 2.
Website: Wangaratta Art Gallery
Not one but two winners! Louise Saxton, Challenge Judge, said both 'Bush Gem' by Stella Hyde, and 'The Pond' by Yvonne Walton resonated with her in different but equally commendable ways. Congratulations to both members - winners for the first time after many years of entering the Annual Exhibition Challenge. Hidden Gems Challenge Winners - 9th March 2021
Not one but two winners! Louise Saxton, Challenge Judge, said both 'Bush Gem' by Stella Hyde, and 'The Pond' by Yvonne Walton resonated with her in different but equally commendable ways. Congratulations to both members - winners for the first time after many years of entering the Annual Exhibition Challenge.
The Artist Trading Card Group is a state-wide, online group that is looking for more members in 2021. ATCs work with every possible technique, and provide a manageable challenge: small, can be very simple yet very effective, and have a deadline. Plus you get a happy surprise in your letterbox every month. Members can find out lots more when they log on to the Guidance Group area, including the monthly themes for 2021.
Artist Trading Card News - 16th December 2020
The Artist Trading Card Group is a state-wide, online group that is looking for more members in 2021. ATCs work with every possible technique, and provide a manageable challenge: small, can be very simple yet very effective, and have a deadline. Plus you get a happy surprise in your letterbox every month. Members can find out lots more when they log on to the Guidance Group area, including the monthly themes for 2021.