Open Now

for the Silk Inroads public lecture 4/6 at 2pm, the exhibition opening 4/6 at 4pm and some fabulous needlepoint half-day workshops (June 5 & 9 at 10am-1pm). Silk Inroad numbers are strictly limited ! 

Get ready for the Festival of Goldwork in July. Featuring the Exhibition Opening on 2/7 at 4pm and the Goldwork Conference on 23/7 from 9:30-4pm at ACU. Goldwork bookings at Early Bird rates !

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! 

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The Guild's tutors and judges are a powerhouse of creative energy and experience.  Their knowledge, generosity and passion for their craft is second to none.

These are the experts who develop and deliver our classes and courses. They travel to teach our country members, judge our competitions and author the books that inspire our needlework.
They are listed here in alphabetical order with their accredited techniques. Click on their names to read more about each of them.

indicates willing to travel please click here for further information.

Susan BARKER  Accredited Tutor   
Machine embroidery | Surface stitchery (specialising in ribbon work)
Chris BENNETT  Accredited Tutor, Accredited Judge   
Practical teaching skills | Patchwork & Quilting
Mary BROWN  Accredited Tutor, Accredited Judge   
Lynn GIBSON  Accredited Tutor, Accredited Judge  
Surface stitchery
Margaret GOLLAN Accredited Tutor   
Surface stitchery
Maureen HAZLEWOOD  Accredited Tutor
Creative stitchery
Val HANCOCK (aka TOMLINS) Accredited Tutor
Surface Stitchery
Sharyn HUTCHENS  Accredited Tutor, Accredited Judge   
Metal Thread
Cathy JACK COUPLAND Accredited Tutor   
Jennifer KENNEDY  Accredited Tutor
Drawn thread | Pulled fabric | Surface stitchery
Judith LANGDON  Accredited Tutor
Surface stitchery | Creative embroidery
Marg LIGHT  Accredited Tutor   
Surface stitchery
Dianne MAGRO  Accredited Tutor   
Surface stitchery
Lorraine McMILLAN JONES  Accredited Tutor
Drawn thread
Annette MELDRUM  Accredited Tutor   
Elizabeth (Liz) MEAKIN  Accredited Judge   
All embroidery
Effie MITROFANIS  Accredited Tutor
Canvaswork | Crewelwork | Cutwork | Design & Colour | Drawn threadwork | Surface stitchery | Tassels & Cords | Whitework
Jenny O'SULLIVAN Accredited Tutor   
Surface stitchery
Helen PARSONS Accredited Tutor   
Surface stitchery
Carolyn PEARCE  Accredited Tutor  
Silk Ribbon Embroidery | Surface Stitchery | Thread Painting | Wool Embroidery
Jan PILGRIM  Accredited Tutor  
Surface stitchery
Adele RICHARDS  Accredited Tutor
Surface stitchery | Stumpwork
Yvette STANTON  Accredited Tutor
Hardanger | Mountmellick
Kath WILKINSON    Accredited Tutor, Accredited Judge
Surface stitchery | Applique | Machine embroidery
Lyall WILLIS    Accredited Tutor
Applique | Counted Thread | Patchwork & Quilting | Traditional Embroidery