Congratulations to Olwyn Scott OAM!
- 11th February 2024
Congratulations to Guild member Olwyn Scott on her award of the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the recent Australia Day announcements.
Website: Olwyn Scott - story and CV
Your Brain on Embroidery - A talk by Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes
- 28th January 2024
We are delighted that Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes (Beautiful Stitches.com.au) has agreed to give a talk on "Your Brain on Embroidery - Why your stitching is even better for you than you thought!" Come along to this talk and be fascinated by all the ways that embroidery is so much more than just a fun and engaging hobby. Tuesday 19 March 6pm at Guild House, Alfred Cove
Website: Event details - talk by Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes
Guild Historic Collection - New Acquisition
- 18th August 2023
A stunning new acquisition for the Guild’s Historical Textile Collection. From the 1880s-1890s a pale green silk satin cape with embroidered panels at front, collar and back, of goldwork including purls and sequins. Lined with red and pink. The embroidery may have been produced in India to suit Western market. Beautiful!
Exciting news! A new group starting in Leederville
- 13th February 2023
The Embroiderers' Guild of WA is pleased to announce an embroidery group starting at The Loftus Centre in Leederville on 7th March 2023. The Loftus Street Stitchers' will meet in the Neighbourhood Room from 11.00am to 2.00pm. For more details, see the flyer in the full news article, and if you are interested please call Galina on 0401343167.
For more information download this document
Valerie Cavill Receives History Award
- 4th November 2022
At the 2022 History Council of WA Awards, held on 25th October, Valerie Cavill, Leader of the Guild’s Historical Textile Collection Group, was given the award in the highest category for people making a significant contribution to the history of Western Australia by an individual.