History Festival

The month of May is the time for the History Festival. Each year the History Trust of South Australia organises this festival and you can find events at many museums and other organisations. The Embroiderers’ Guild Museum has an exhibition featuring signature cloths in the museums collection. Signature cloths reflect the history of our state […]

April Update

Summer is coming to an end but there is always something new at the Guild to help the winter days pass quicker. The Smocking and Hedebo Group have some of their work displayed in the gallery this month. Very different types of stitching but both creating beautiful work. A new evening group has started up […]


Currently displayed in the Gallery is a collection of mixed media pieces from an exhibition, Sand, Surf and Sea, stitched by some of the Guilds longer serving members. The pieces show what different stitchers can create given the same theme. Some are quite realistic while others are conceptual and give an impression of movement and […]


The Christmas New Year holidays are over and the new stitching year has begun. All the groups are back and catching up with what has been happening and showing the new projects that they have  started, and occasionally completed. Covid restrictions have made some members wary of returning but the Guild has a policy of […]

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 […]