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The Guild runs a full programme of meetings, workshops and special interest groups throughout the year. See the calendar for what is coming up.
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2021 Events

Monthly meetings

Sep 4 SatCANCELLED
Mini workshop. Details below
Sep 14 TuesTO BE DETERMINED
Oct 2 SatMini Workshop
Oct 12 TuesTuesday meeting with speaker
Oct 30 – Nov 7Auckland Guild Exhibition
Onehunga Community House, 85 Selwyn Street, Onehunga
Nov 18 – Dec 5POSTPONED to this new date
Northern North Island Regional exhibition
Estuary Arts Centre, Orewa
check the calendar for more dates

There are two general meetings each month.

  • The first Saturday of the month (10 am) includes a mini-workshop. You can bring your lunch and stay and stitch afterwards.
  • The second Tuesday of the month (10am) usually includes a speaker. You can bring your lunch and stay and stitch afterwards.

The two general meetings each month give you a chance to socialise and get to know other members, borrow library books, pick up bits and pieces from our treasure island trading table and check out members’ newly completed work. They are held in the Textile Art Centre.

There is no charge for the meetings, however if you want to participate in a mini-workshop we ask for a $5 donation. Visitors are always welcome.

Stitch Groups

If you want more information about any of the groups please contact the group coordinator

Monday: Stitch Group

Mondays 12.30-2.30pm in the Textile Art Centre.

This small friendly group usually stitches together on their own projects. There is enough experience in the group to overcome most difficulties. There is no charge for members.

Contact Tracey Ray, Phone 630 3314 Email: raydavid39@gmail.com

Out West Stitch Group

Second Wednesday of the month 9:30am at the Corban Estate Arts Centre

This is a fun group. We take it in turn to provide morning tea, and spend the morning stitching and chatting. Very relaxed. Occasionally we organise a group activity, but usually we work on our individual projects. Come once, or come regularly, you will be very welcome.

Contact Jan Richardson, phone 021 1501136 or email janrichardson1947@gmail.com  

Thursday: Journey into Stitching

Thursday 10:00-12:00 in the Textile Art Centre.

If you are interested in learning to stitch, creating a new project or just completing and unfinished project, you are invited to join Robyn Hart on Thursday mornings. Robyn is happy to tutor beginners, provide projects for more experienced embroiderers and assist those who may have unfinished projects. Classes run throughout year, and there is a $10 cost for each session or $80 for 10 sessions. Visitors are welcome. Contact: Robyn Hart Phone 021 1551465 Email. robyn.hart@outlook.co.nz

Stay and Stitch Groups

After monthly meetings (1st Saturday and 2nd Tuesday) 12.30 -2.30pm

Bring your lunch and stay after our general meetings to stitch with friends and use the library.

Workshops

Mini-workshops

A mini-workshop is held as part of the general meeting on the first Saturday of each month.

Mini workshop Saturday October 12th 2021, 10:00 am -12:00 noon

Class limit is 16 students. Please contact Raewyn Aprea ( 09 420 2660, 027 475 6687, apreacooks@exra.co.nz) to register. Workshop donation $5.

  • to be determined

Watch this site for special workshops or follow us on facebook.

Stitching for Juniors.

Little Sew’n Sews

These classes, for children 7 years and upwards, are held Mon-Thurs during the second week of the school holidays (except the Christmas break) 1-3pm.  Classes are $15 per session which covers the cost of all materials and tuition.  The children are encouraged to bring their own sharp scissors, tape measure, needles and pins in a named container.

There are two groups beginning with the Little Sew ‘n Sews then progressing to the Junior Stitchers. Contact  Glennis Hepburn glennis.hepburn1@gmail.com for more information or to book in a child please email Helen Milbank poppy.milbank@gmail.com

Exhibitions

Auckland Embroiderer’s Guild Annual Display

30th October – 7th November 2021

Onehunga Community House 85 Selwyn St Onehunga
A display of work by members of AEG.

Auckland Embroiderer’s Guild Challenges for 2021.

Due 12th October, 2021. These will be judged at the Guild’s Annual Display.