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Embroidery Technique: Goldwork

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

Homage to Margo - Golden Butterfly Saturday 27 April 2024, 9.30 am - 3.00 pm Sunday 28 April 2024, 9.30 am - 3.00 pm In this workshop students will learn how to create a felt base, apply metal threads in a variety of techniques, and how to stitch beads and sequins to create a beautiful … Continue reading Embroidery Technique: Goldwork

Bullion Stitch with Firdes Ali (repeat class)

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

Students will learn how to execute Bullion Stitch, stitch a rosebud with surrounding leaves, and begin a full rose. Class Code: FA0405 Class Cost: $35.00 for members; $45.00 for non-members Kit Cost: $2.00 - Please include the kit cost with the class payment. A requirements list will be provided after registration. Class registration and enquiries … Continue reading Bullion Stitch with Firdes Ali (repeat class)

Canvaswork Glasses Case with Paula Pugh (day 1)

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

Using Caron Watercolour threads, Kreinik metal braid, DMC stranded cotton, and #15 glass beads, this project involves blending twisted stitches with a variety of normal needlepoint stitches to produce a colourful and sturdy glasses case. Day 1:  Saturday 11 May 2024, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm Day 2:  Saturday 25 May 2024, 9.30 am – … Continue reading Canvaswork Glasses Case with Paula Pugh (day 1)

Cutlery Roll

Designed and stitched by Susie Mercer & Kerrie Ferguson Tuesday 14 May 9.30-12.30 Class code:    KF1405 Class cost:     $35 members; $45 non-members Kit cost:         $20 – Please include the kit cost with the class payment Spend the morning working on this relaxing project, using simple stitches to create this delightful pouch. Designed as a … Continue reading Cutlery Roll

Embroidery Basics for New Members

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

An opportunity to gain a basic knowledge of fabric and thread and to learn some simple stitches. Tutor: Lee Mason Class code: LM1805 This class is free for new members A basic kit will be provided at no cost Class registration and enquiries: Bookings are essential, with a booking cut-off date of 11 May 2024. … Continue reading Embroidery Basics for New Members

Canvaswork Glasses Case with Paula Pugh (day 2)

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

Using Caron Watercolour threads, Kreinik metal braid, DMC stranded cotton, and #15 glass beads, this project involves blending twisted stitches with a variety of normal needlepoint stitches to produce a colourful and sturdy glasses case. Day 1:  Saturday 11 May 2024, 9.30 am – 3.30 pm Day 2:  Saturday 25 May 2024, 9.30 am – … Continue reading Canvaswork Glasses Case with Paula Pugh (day 2)

Biennial Exhibition

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

Proud to be in the Sunshine State? Whether resident or visitor, come to our Made in Queensland exhibition and Collection display and marvel at the diverse array of beautiful creations made in this state by those who love to stitch. Many draw their inspiration from Queensland’s stunning landscape, its vibrant cities and towns, and its … Continue reading Biennial Exhibition

Scotch Thistle in Silk Ribbon with Paula Pugh

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

Learn how to use silk ribbon creatively to embroider larger motifs. Thursday 27 June 2024, 9.30 am - 3.30 pm Class Code: PP2706 Class Cost: $60.00 for members; $80.00 for non-members Kit Cost: $17.00 - Please include the kit cost with the class payment. Participants will receive a Requirements List when they register. Class registration … Continue reading Scotch Thistle in Silk Ribbon with Paula Pugh

Scotch Thistle in Silk Ribbon (repeat class)

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

Learn how to use silk ribbon creatively to embroider larger motifs. Saturday 29 June 2024, 9.30 am - 3.30 pm Class Code: PP2906 Class Cost: $60.00 for members; $80.00 for non-members Kit Cost: $17.00 - Please include the kit cost with the class payment. Participants will receive a Requirements List when they register. Class registration … Continue reading Scotch Thistle in Silk Ribbon (repeat class)

‘Dazzling Miss Daisy’ with Angela Bishop

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

  Saturday 6 July and Sunday 7 July 9.30 am - 3.30 pm In this two day class you will be taught traditional stitch techniques which will enable you to work draped fabrics, realistic hair, and coordinating jewellery. This 1920s inspired sparkling embroidery uses Tapestry Shading stitch techniques and interesting threads, to work a softly … Continue reading ‘Dazzling Miss Daisy’ with Angela Bishop

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 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

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 the morning session, how to mitre hems wide and narrow. In the afternoon session, hem stitching and other stitches. BONUS Weekend project given so the student can make up a little sachet using the stitches taught, and using colours of their choice. Only fabric and some matching thread supplied with the instructions.   Sunday … Continue reading Essential Embroidery Skills – Hems & Hemstitching with Deborah Love