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Embroidery House is all about Christmas at the moment. Visit 170 Wattletree Road, Malvern where the Gallery is full of stunning embroideries - some from our Collection. A chance to see pieces previously shown at The Johnston Collection, Open the public 10 am - 3 pm weekdays, 10 am - 1 pm weekends. But only until 11 December 2021. Christmas Display at Embroidery House - 2nd December 2021
Embroidery House is all about Christmas at the moment. Visit 170 Wattletree Road, Malvern where the Gallery is full of stunning embroideries - some from our Collection. A chance to see pieces previously shown at The Johnston Collection, Open the public 10 am - 3 pm weekdays, 10 am - 1 pm weekends. But only until 11 December 2021.
Gifts! Pre-loved Books! Needlework supplies & Bric-a-Brac.
Pop along to EMBROIDERY HOUSE, 170 WATTLETREE ROAD, MALVERN 3144 on SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER - just in time for Christmas - between 11 am and 2 pm. Special handmade gifts, pre-loved needlework bits and pieces for that summer holiday project, and books, books, books. All proceeds to The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria. Sat 11 Dec EGV Pop-Up 'Christmas on the Verandah' Sale - 29th November 2021
Gifts! Pre-loved Books! Needlework supplies & Bric-a-Brac. Pop along to EMBROIDERY HOUSE, 170 WATTLETREE ROAD, MALVERN 3144 on SATURDAY 11 DECEMBER - just in time for Christmas - between 11 am and 2 pm. Special handmade gifts, pre-loved needlework bits and pieces for that summer holiday project, and books, books, books. All proceeds to The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria.
Website: EGV Pop Up Market
Tapestry Artist, Joy Smith's solo exhibition - Still Life in the Old Girl Yet is currently showing at Gallery76. If you can get to the show by 5 December - lucky you! But the online journey though the exhibition, narrated by Joy herself, is the next best thing. 
This fascinating collection of weavings is of special interest to the EGV as Joy Smith will be Guest Speaker and Challenge Judge at the Opening Night of Threading a Way - the EGV's members exhibition in October 2022.
Still Life in the Old Girl Yet - Joy Smith - 10th November 2021
Tapestry Artist, Joy Smith's solo exhibition - Still Life in the Old Girl Yet is currently showing at Gallery76. If you can get to the show by 5 December - lucky you! But the online journey though the exhibition, narrated by Joy herself, is the next best thing. This fascinating collection of weavings is of special interest to the EGV as Joy Smith will be Guest Speaker and Challenge Judge at the Opening Night of Threading a Way - the EGV's members exhibition in October 2022.
Website: Online Exhibition & Opening Night Event
The RSN Stitch Bank is a comprehensive resource for all stitchers - whether you want to find a new stitch to learn or research its use, structure and history. Access online via the website https://royal-needlework.org.uk/rsnstitchbank/ CLICK HEADING TO READ MORE
RSN Stitch Bank - 22nd October 2021
The RSN Stitch Bank is a comprehensive resource for all stitchers - whether you want to find a new stitch to learn or research its use, structure and history. Access online via the website https://royal-needlework.org.uk/rsnstitchbank/ CLICK HEADING TO READ MORE
Website: RSN Stitch Bank
The Education Committee is excited to announce that Summer School 2022 is now open for registrations. There are 15 classes with beautiful and exciting projects - something to appeal to everyone. 
Some classes are already full or almost there. Hurry to register for your chosen class. Remember to be logged-in so that you are offered your EGV Member discount. Should the class you want to do be full - add your name to the Waitlist (click the link at the bottom of the Event page) SUMMER SCHOOL 2022 NOW OPEN - 15th October 2021
The Education Committee is excited to announce that Summer School 2022 is now open for registrations. There are 15 classes with beautiful and exciting projects - something to appeal to everyone. Some classes are already full or almost there. Hurry to register for your chosen class. Remember to be logged-in so that you are offered your EGV Member discount. Should the class you want to do be full - add your name to the Waitlist (click the link at the bottom of the Event page)
Website: Summer School 2022
For more information download this document
A TOUCH OF CHRISTMAS/Summer at TJC (1 Dec '21 - 27 Feb '22) includes some superb original works created by members of The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria. The exhibition celebrates a magnificent history of making and collaboration between the two organisations and well worth a visit, particularly if you missed JUBILATION: Diamonds & Pearls in 2021.
Pictured: Alice Clague, Castlemaine Branch, Octavia (one of a pair of angels), 2007. 
Amanda Ginsberg, Metro, petits fours, 2004.
A Touch of Christmas at The Johnston Collection - 9th October 2021
A TOUCH OF CHRISTMAS/Summer at TJC (1 Dec '21 - 27 Feb '22) includes some superb original works created by members of The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria. The exhibition celebrates a magnificent history of making and collaboration between the two organisations and well worth a visit, particularly if you missed JUBILATION: Diamonds & Pearls in 2021. Pictured: Alice Clague, Castlemaine Branch, Octavia (one of a pair of angels), 2007. Amanda Ginsberg, Metro, petits fours, 2004.
Website: The Johnston Collection
1707 - A MOST UNUSUAL SAMPLER: The Embroiderers' Guild of WA have charted an 18th Century Sampler from their collection and offering 2 pdf chart packs for purchase.
Option 1 @ $15 contains all the quirks and errors stitched on the original. Option 2 @ $20 includes a re-imagined version for those preferring to stitch in a more orderly fashion is included. 
To purchase, go to the EGWA website at http://embroiderersguildwa.org.au Calling all Sampler Lovers - 23rd September 2021
1707 - A MOST UNUSUAL SAMPLER: The Embroiderers' Guild of WA have charted an 18th Century Sampler from their collection and offering 2 pdf chart packs for purchase. Option 1 @ $15 contains all the quirks and errors stitched on the original. Option 2 @ $20 includes a re-imagined version for those preferring to stitch in a more orderly fashion is included. To purchase, go to the EGWA website at http://embroiderersguildwa.org.au
Website: Embroiderers' Guild of Western Australia
For more information download this document
Entries are open for the second biennial Australian Textile Art Award! A $2,000 prize awaits the winner of this non-acquisitive juried award organised by ArtWear Publications. Closing Date - 31st January 2022.
The exhibition of finalists will be hosted by The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria from 26 March - 10 April 2022. The EGV will also award a $500 prize for the Best Use of Embroidery. Australian Textile Art Award 2022 - Call for Entries - 10th September 2021
Entries are open for the second biennial Australian Textile Art Award! A $2,000 prize awaits the winner of this non-acquisitive juried award organised by ArtWear Publications. Closing Date - 31st January 2022. The exhibition of finalists will be hosted by The Embroiderers Guild, Victoria from 26 March - 10 April 2022. The EGV will also award a $500 prize for the Best Use of Embroidery.
Website: Australian Textile Art Award
HISTORICAL NEEDLEWORK TOOLS - now viewable online. One of the EGV's most interesting collections is an array of historical needlework tools. A small team of volunteers curates and documents the many items received - often gifted by members. Thanks to Colleen Bettles and Wendy Worrell - Scissors, Tatting Shuttles and Mauchlineware have been made available on the Historical Tools Collection page with larger images uploaded to the Gallery page. Historical Tools - 21st August 2021
HISTORICAL NEEDLEWORK TOOLS - now viewable online. One of the EGV's most interesting collections is an array of historical needlework tools. A small team of volunteers curates and documents the many items received - often gifted by members. Thanks to Colleen Bettles and Wendy Worrell - Scissors, Tatting Shuttles and Mauchlineware have been made available on the Historical Tools Collection page with larger images uploaded to the Gallery page.
Website: Historical Tools Collection
Congratulations to member Lindsay Hussey, whose piece 'Reclaim, Restore, Revive' has been accepted into the inaugural 2021 Australian Fibre Arts Award, a biennial event. All pieces will be exhibited during September/October at the Embroiderers' Guild of NSW (COVID restrictions willing). This 2020 piece - "Caught in Flight" - is very different to the 2021 piece. We look forward to seeing an image of that work later this year. Congratulations to Lindsay Hussey - 1st August 2021
Congratulations to member Lindsay Hussey, whose piece 'Reclaim, Restore, Revive' has been accepted into the inaugural 2021 Australian Fibre Arts Award, a biennial event. All pieces will be exhibited during September/October at the Embroiderers' Guild of NSW (COVID restrictions willing). This 2020 piece - "Caught in Flight" - is very different to the 2021 piece. We look forward to seeing an image of that work later this year.


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