Take your skills to the next level

Spare time? Locked down with an urge to be more creative and upskill?

A myriad of courses to suit all levels. Your next steps await! 

Open Now

Register for our Summer School workshops.

Your quick online access to the Summer School Program is here ! ​​

COVID Policy

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Special Supplement

Your ultimate guide to the Festival:
  • Full events program
  • Expert articles
  • Conference speakers
  • Workshop details
  • Plus more !

Goldwork Highlights Report

A centrepiece exhibition of over 90 goldwork embroideries plus a packed program of eighteen other events over two months.


Member Benefits

Why Join?

We’re delighted that you’re thinking of joining the Guild!
You’ll enjoy the friendship of like-minded stitchers and be part of a community dedicated to creativity and the art of embroidery – sharing it, preserving it, loving it!

There are also a few more tangible benefits:  
?Involvement in our local and special interest Member Groups and their many activities  
?Discounts on classes and correspondence courses
?Sharing in the vast range of skills that our top notch tutors and experienced members bring to the party
?Great value buying for all your embroidery supplies: threads, needles, linen and fabrics, books, etc
?Borrowing privileges at the Guild’s extensive Members’ Library of over 5,500 books, portfolios and video resources
?Access to The Collection, our archive of beautiful and historical embroidered heirlooms
?Use of facilities at the Guild’s Headquarters in Concord West
?Members’ magazine, The Record (10 issues per year)
?Invitations to exhibitions, Members’ meetings – and invitations to get involved in your Guild!