Happy New Year

To all our members and supporters, have a happy and safe Christmas. Brighten someone’s day this Christmas. We look forward to meeting again in the New Year, sharing your holiday projects and reconnecting with fellow members. See below for some examples of previous holiday projects. Stay safe and keep stitching. Mary Hall President

End of Year News

The Guild held a very successful Christmas Market day on December 4th. Lots of well priced books, threads and completed items found new homes. The City of West Torrens Council invited the Guild to make the star for their inaugural community Christmas tree. The completed star can be seen at the Hamra Centre at the […]

Tuesday Stitching Group

The groups that have met on different Tuesdays of each month have combined into one group, the Tuesday Stitching Group. We stitch any and all types of techniques and there is always someone to help with those questions. Which colour? Which stitch? or how to do what we want to do. Come along any Tuesday […]

New Museum Exhibition

The Museum has finished hanging its latest Exhibition, Figure, Face and Form. This exhibition explores the use of embroidery to portray figures and faces across different cultures, reflecting special occasions, social and political issues, belief, village life and childhood. Embroidery is a means of capturing life, expressing patriotism or protest, bringing good fortune and creating […]

Spring into Stitching

Thursday October 7th to Sunday October 10th We have been given the opportunity to use the Mitcham Community Centre for our “Spring IntoStitching” in October. The Community Centre has a number of classrooms, a large kitchen area, onsite free parkingand easy access to public transport, both bus and train. Students will need to bring their […]

Riverland Regional Conference

Guild president Kerrie and Country Coordinator Di went to the Riverland Regional Conference last Thursday, April 8th. The Berri Branch celebrated 40 years with a cake and past members sharing stories of precious memories and embroidery pieces. The stitching activity was ‘Chain Stitch and Variations’. The museum had a display of historical embroidery with chain […]

A tribute to Betty Lock

The Gawler Branch of the Embroiderers Guild was saddened to learn of the death of our long standing member Betty (Berendina) Lock towards the end of last year. Betty joined our branch in 1997 after moving from Balgowan toGawler. She had been a member of the Yorke Peninsular branch of the Embroiderer’s since 1983 during […]

A look at Nature by Needle

The exhibition volunteers named this bit “the bling room”! It’s got all the shiniest pieces from our exhibition in one room in the main old house. See it in person at our members exhibition Nature by Needle open daily 10 am to 4pm at 16 Hughes Street Mile End. Hurry, the last day is Sunday!

Peg Saddler Award

This award was first awarded at the Members’ Exhibition of the Embroiderers’ Guild of South Australia in 2010. It was established in September, 2008 in memory of our longstanding member and supporter, Peg Saddler, by her family. Peg was President of the Guild in 1976 – 78 and again in 1986 – 88 as well […]