The Hobart Embroiderers' Guild Inc

About us

The Guild was formed in 1972 to allow all people with a love for hand embroidery to gather and share ideas, inspire and learn from one another, and enjoy stitching together. New members are always welcome, regardless of skill level!

News and features

The Craft & Quilt Fair: A stitcher's version of Heaven
Thursday 21 August 2014

Any event that provides access to the latest gadgets, gifts and general sewing needs is a stitcher's version of Heaven! The latest event did not disappoint.


Members sit and stitch at the HEG booth at the Craft & Quilt Fair, Hobart 2014

Upcoming events

Easter - No guild gathering
Thursday 2 April 2015

Stitch & Share (members only)
Thursday 30 April 2015

Embroidfest, Launceston
Saturday 16 May 2015

Stitch & Share (members only)
Thursday 28 May 2015

Stitch & Share (members only)
Thursday 25 June 2015

Are you aged between 7 and 18? Do you like embroidery? Our group for young stitchers (HEGYS) may be for you!

Join us

Among the many benefits of a guild membership are weekly gatherings, Stitch and Share, workshops, access to our library, regular newsletters, and the opportunity to participate in exhibitions and other special events.

Interested in joining? Please feel free to come along to one of our gatherings - there's no need to contact us first!

When and where do we gather?

Gatherings are held weekly at Lenah Valley Baptist Centre.

  • Thursday 10.00am - 12.30pm
  • Thursday 7.00pm - 9.30pm

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Upcoming workshops

The following workshops are taking place in 2015. Please get in touch for more details.

Pulled thread workshop
Saturday 13 June 2015 – Sunday 14 June 2015

Alison Cole goldwork and stumpwork workshop
Saturday 3 October 2015 – Sunday 4 October 2015