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August 2019

Crewel Work – Australian wildflowers – Day 2

August 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

  This is the 2nd day of the class started on Saturday 3 August (Day 1).  Students will work traditional crewel stiches on linen. Tutor Firdes Ali Class Code FA 03/08 Class Cost $120.00 members; $160.00 non-members Class Kit $15 includes fabric and instructions.  Students will be required to provide their own crewel wool.  Class registration and enquiries Bookings are essential, with a booking cut-off date of 19 July.  Please complete the Class Registration Form on the website. For more…

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September 2019

Start Stitching – Spring Bouquet

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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‘Open House’ at the Guild

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Following the recent success of our ‘come and try’ events at Newstead House and on World Embroidery Day at libraries throughout Brisbane, the Guild will be hosting its own ‘Open House’ event.  While not part of the ‘official’ Brisbane Open House event in October, we are inviting anyone interested to come and visit our beautiful and beloved heritage-listed Guild building.  How wonderful it will be to share what we love about embroidery and the Guild.

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Ribbonwork Ort bag

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This lovely gathered fabric Ort bag has a dual role for holding snips of threads and, in addition, a padded area to use as a pincushion.  Students will stitch four floral motifs in silk ribbon. Tutor Paula Pugh   Class Code PP21/9   Class Cost $60.00 members; $80.00 non-members   Class Kit Cost TBA.  Kit will include cream fabric, pellon, threads and a fat quarter of lining fabric.   Class registration and enquiries Bookings are essential, with a booking cut-off…

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October 2019

Children’s Holiday Class

October 1 @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

This is a 2-day class from 9.30 am until 2.30 pm on Tuesday, 1st and Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.  The embroidery is  inspired by traditional ethnic designs. EMBROIDERED XMAS DECORATIONS Class Cost $55 for the two days, which includes lunch and all materials.  Please bring your own morning tea. Class Code CHOC Class registration and enquiries Bookings are essential, with a booking cut-off date of 20 September. Please complete the Young Stitchers Class Registration Form Oct 2019 on the website.…

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Marquise Medley – Day 1

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This is a two-day class to be held on Tuesday 8 October (Day 1) and Tuesday 29 October (Day 2) and will focus on stitching a sampler, which covers a medley of several counted thread embroidery styles.  The sampler will highlight techniques often attributed to northern and eastern European countries.  A wide central band of needleweaving is the focus of the piece, with kloster block flowers and motif, a pulled thread motif and even a needlepoint pattern. The design is…

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Start Stitching – Frosty’s Christmas

October 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Marquise Medley – Day 2

October 29 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

This is the 2nd day of the class started on Tuesday 8 October (Day 1) and will focus on stitching a sampler, which covers a medley of several counted thread embroidery styles. Attendance at Day 1 is essential in order to attend Day 2. The sampler will highlight techniques often attributed to northern and eastern European countries.  A wide central band of needleweaving is the focus of the piece, with kloster block flowers and motif, a pulled thread motif and…

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November 2019

Start Stitching – Blue Christmas Star

November 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Hems and Hemstitching Class

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm

In this class, you will learn how to perfect wide and narrow mitred hems, and a variety of hem stitches to complete an 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 to make up a little needle roll from a sampler of stitches to keep.  The kit includes the instructions, pictures and fabric needed for the class and project.  A list of…

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