What's on

What's on


Regional Embroiderers' Guilds
Saturday October 12 – Sunday November 10, 2019

The biennial regional selected exhibition for members of embroiderers’ guilds in the Taranaki, Whanganui and Manawatu region and will include a wide variety of embroidery, including the work of young embroiderers.

The exhibition features a variety of embroidery techniques, both contemporary creative embroidery and traditional embroidery such as cross stitch, black-work, surface embroidery, casalguidi, canvas work, white-work, Hardanger and many more.

There are framed pieces, mats, cushions, tablecloths, soft toys. jewellery, clothing and much more.

The work has been completed by guild members in the last two years and covers a range of skill levels from beginners to advanced embroiderers.

Each piece will be judged in individual sections and prize-giving will be held at the opening event.

There is a viewer’s choice section for visitors to pick their favourites.

During the exhibition, members of the guild will be working on pieces and are happy for visitors to view and ask questions.

It is always fascinating to see how a piece has been developed. Members are always happy to share their passion, and hopefully inspire others. They can give information on where to start, times of local guild meetings and workshop opportunities.


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