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World Embroidery Day 2024 – Special High Tea

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

Members are warmly invited to a special high tea at the Guild rooms to celebrate World Embroidery Day.

Blackwork Glasses Case with Gina McMonagle

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

Day 1: Saturday 3 August 2024, 9.30 am – 3.00 pm Day 2: Saturday 10 August 2024, 9.30 am – 3.00 pm The theme of the design will be a floral spray with pattern darning surrounding the motif.  Each flower will be outlined and various Blackwork patterns will be stitched within the petals.  To enhance … Continue reading Blackwork Glasses Case with Gina McMonagle

Embroidery Basics (available only to new members)

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

This class offers an opportunity to gain a basic knowledge of fabric and thread and to learn some simple stitches. A basic kit and class notes will be provided. There is no cost for either the class or the kit. Tuesday 6 August 2024 9.00 am to 12.00 noon Tutor: Lee Mason Class code: LM0608 … Continue reading Embroidery Basics (available only to new members)

Embroidery Technique: Kogin with Alana Wegner

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

Class is open to embroiderers of all skill levels. This one-day class is designed to be an initial journey into Kogin Embroidery, a Japanese technique from the prefecture of Aomori, northern Honshu. Kogin was developed by the peasant classes and worked onto clothing to add durability and warmth in the harsh conditions. The technique is … Continue reading Embroidery Technique: Kogin with Alana Wegner

Stumpwork: ‘Anyone for Strawberries’ with Anna Lang

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

Day 1:  31 August 2024, 9.30 am – 3.00 pm Day 2:  1 September 2024, 9.30 am – 3.00 pm Stumpwork embroidery, as we know it, is predominantly a decorative style of raised embroidery, that employs detached elements which are stitched on separate piece of fabric. These elements are usually worked around pieces of wire … Continue reading Stumpwork: ‘Anyone for Strawberries’ with Anna Lang

‘Blue Notes’ Deerfield Pincushion with Deborah Love

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

A delicate blue and white Deerfield pin cushion using a flowing contemporary floral design showcasing many Deerfield stitches and finished with a delightful beaded edge. Sunday 15 September 2024, 9.30 am - 3.00 pm Class Code: DL1509 Class Cost: $60.00 for members; $80.00 for non-members Kit Cost: $40 - Please include the kit cost with … Continue reading ‘Blue Notes’ Deerfield Pincushion with Deborah Love

Sweet Strawberries Pin Cushion with Deborah Love

An introduction to the fun of Mountmellick work. A sweet little pincushion with strawberries, leaves and a strawberry flower. Traditional Mountmellick stitches worked on white cotton jean fabric and using Mountmellick threads. On the back, strawberries can be added as an additional feature. Trimmed with a detached decorative buttonhole edge. Class Code: DL2909 Class Cost:  … Continue reading Sweet Strawberries Pin Cushion with Deborah Love

Essential Embroidery Skills: Mounting with Alana Wegner

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

This 1-day class explores the lacing technique of mounting embroidery, suitable for framing or box making. The Mounting class is one of the six classes incorporated in the Essential Embroidery Skills course but is also open to all those wishing to enhance, protect and conserve their embroidery. No preparation work is required prior to class. … Continue reading Essential Embroidery Skills: Mounting with Alana Wegner

Introduction to the Dorset Button – Making Poppies with Nicole Detering

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

The class will provide practical instruction about how to make a basic Dorset button.  Students will be instructed about the four stages: Casting, Slicking, Laying, and Rounding Saturday 12 October 2024 – half day, 9.30 am – 12.30 pm Class Code:  ND1210 Class Cost:  $35.00 for members; $45.00 for non-members Kit Cost:  $6.00 - Please … Continue reading Introduction to the Dorset Button – Making Poppies with Nicole Detering

Exploring More Stitches

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

This class offers an opportunity for students to further develop their stitch repertoire using a variety of thread weights and colours as they create a gorgeous linen pouch. It is one of the series of 6 Essential Embroidery Skills classes, which comprise the Guild’s foundation Certificate in Embroidery. However, it is also offered as a … Continue reading Exploring More Stitches

Introduction to Shadow Work – a Lavender Sachet with Nicole Detering

This project provides a basic introduction to Shadow Work. From the front, shadow work appears as backstitch outlining a muted shade of the same colour. Due to its delicate almost whimsical quality, historically this technique was used for the finest of lingerie, linens and baby clothes. it is a very easy technique to master and … Continue reading Introduction to Shadow Work – a Lavender Sachet with Nicole Detering

Essential Embroidery Skills – Hems & Hemstitching with Deborah Love

The EGQ Guild Rooms 149 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, Australia

In this class, you will learn how to perfect wide and narrow mitred hems, and a variety of hem stitches to complete any of your embroidery with charm. As a bonus, you will be given a weekend project kit. This kit allows you to practise the stitches learnt in class and create a little pincushion … Continue reading Essential Embroidery Skills – Hems & Hemstitching with Deborah Love