ABOUT

As a Guild we are passionate about sharing our knowledge of embroidery. Our guild is lucky to have many members who are able to

share their expertise. We have also had  the pleasure of hosting, and learning from, nationally and internationally renowned instructors.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

2020/21 WORKSHOPS

Natalie Dupuis - Glitter & Gogh: Etude of the Starry Night (Goldwork) - May 1 & 8 via Zoom

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PAST WORKSHOPS

2021

Jenn Care - Thread Dyeing

We learned how to dye fibres using natural dye-stuffs. The kit included turmeric, but people also used berries and teas. 

Rachel Janzen - Chinese Paper Thread Box 

This was a fun workshop - we learned how to fold paper into boxes and build into a 3 layer roll to thread, needles or other tiny items

Instructor's Boxes

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Member's Boxes

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Dina Kidd - Granny Squares and 'Introduction to Tunisian Crochet

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Member's Projects

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Granny Square Crochet

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Tunisian Crochet

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Granny Square Crochet

Autumn 2019 

Debbie Fitzsimmons - Beaded Butterflies

This workshop was taught by Debbie Fitzsimmons- the Guild's resident traditional beading expert and, at the time of the class, Guild President. 

This was a very popular class and the results, as below, were stunning.

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Lorene Salt - Canvaswork

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Sept 28/29, 2019

Location: WOODS HOMES, BOWNESS CAMPUS

Lorene Salt is a Canvas Designer and teacher

Lorene taught 2 designs - one for beginners and one for intermediate students.

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Pre-Autumn 2019
MARGOT KEARNEY

Thread Painting

BARBARA KERSHAW

Schwalm Embroidery

ALISON COLE

Dragonflies Stumpwork

RHONDA STAGG
RACHEL JANZEN
DEBBIE FITZSIMMONS

Drawn Thread

Colouring Book Blackwork

Metis Beading Flowers