What's On

Welcome to the Edinburgh Branch of the Embroiderers Guild.


Here we will try to keep you up to date with textile related exhibitions, stitching sessions, classes and other events taking place in and around Edinburgh.

Edinburgh Branch Lectures 2019/20


Whats on?



September 3rd 2019 – Helen Poremba – Influences, Inspirations and working technique


October 1st 2019 – AGM followed by Anne Easson – Textures, techniques and technology


November 5th 2019 – Shan Press – Transfer print taster with brief workshop


December 3rd 2019 – Social Evening


January 2020 – Lunch TBC


February 4th 2020 (2.30pm) – Jean Mellin – Tags of Bags


March 3rd 2020 – Jane Charlton – Textures of Venice


April 7th 2020 – Lindsay Roberts – Stitchin’ the Blues


May 5th 2020 – EGM followed by Jenni Douglas – howone evening class unlocked my creativity


June 2nd – Kate Colin – Folding as an art form




If you are a member of the Branch you can also attend the following workshops:



Workshop Programme 2019/20



26th October 2019 - Jilli Blackwood


We will look at colour and how colours work together, through proportion, marrying together colour combinations we like and the combinations which sing to us.



21st March 2020 - Sheila Mortlock
Sketchbooks – take a new sketchbook and most importantly an idea for a source of inspiration.



9th May 2020 Jo Mabbut


This workshop will introduce a range of metallic media, including real metal leaf, metallic powders and metallic transfer foil, suitable for use on a variety of textiles including Lutradur.


Get in touch at textileartedinburgh@gmail.com for details on how to join the Edinburgh branch of the Embriderers Guild

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