Saturday 3 November Workshop 10am - 2.30pm

Canvas work with Andrea Old 

No need to book or pay for the workshop, but a gold coin donation is appreciated.  Canvas will be provided but if you want to bring your own: 12-16 threads per inch and 30x20 cm for the notebook or 45x20 cm for the bell pull. 

Tapestry needles sizes 20 or 22



A selection of threads in your chosen colour scheme: perle, stranded, ribbon, tapestry wool anything goes. 

Beads, buttons or charms

Don't buy anything. Just use bits and pieces from your stash. 

'Journey in Stitching' with Robyn Hart

If you are interested in learning to stitch, creating a new project or just completing an unfinished project you are invited to join Robyn on Thursdays from 10am to 12 at the Textile Arts Centre, 25 Poronui St Mt Eden.

Robyn is happy to tutor beginners, provide projects for more experienced embroiderers, and assist those who have unfinished projects.

Classes will generally run through school term times, at a cost of $10 per session or $80 for a term.

Please direct enquiries to Robyn :- email phone 6233263 / 0211551465

‘Seascapes’ a 2 day Machine Embroidery Course taught by Alison Holt Textile Artist 

 For bookings or more information please contact Georgina Campbell as limited to 16 places and they went very quickly last time: 

 Georgina Campbell              Ph 06 8709905             Ph 0211222580 

 A 2 day course suitable for: Beginners and improvers        Supported by Bernina NZ When and Where:  Saturday 24 November and Sunday 25 November 2018                9.30am to 4pm each day Heretaunga Intermediate School, 260 Orchard Road,  Hastings. NZ 

 Alison Holt is a UK contemporary textile artist with a Fine Art Embroidery BA Hons degree from Goldsmiths College, London, specialising in freehand machine embroidery. 

 Find out more on Alison’s Website  

2 Day Mandala Workshop with Shirley Pygott

2nd and 16th February 2019 Venue TBA

$50 for AEG Members (subbed due to an ANZEG grant) $90 for Non-AEG Members

Participants have a choice of:

Purchasing Shirley's kit or,

Providing their own materials.

The kit cost is $45 and includes fabrics, threads, sequins and notes. It will not be in exactly the colourway or thread Shirley has in her example but you will have a choice of 4 colourways.

If participants prefer to provide their own materials, there is a $7 charge for notes.A needs list can be provided when you register.

All participants will need to bring usual sewing kit and frame or hoop.  

Contact Sarah Ashmore phone 356-7169 or  email for further details.

Upcoming Workshops 2018

Mar & Apr:  Robyn Hart—Blockenspiel 

May: Tiny teddy - Josie Slack 

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