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Northern Ireland Embroidery Guild

The N. I. Embroidery Guild was set up in 1980 to promote the craft and exhibition of embroidery. The Guild provides a focus and meeting place for people to learn new skills through lectures, demonstrations and workshops. The N.I.E.G. aims to raise public awareness of the high standard of textile art in Northern Ireland by exhibiting the work of members. Read more…

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Guild Bunting

For our 40th anniversary we are going to make ‘Guild Bunting’. In its entirety it will represent the diversity of the Guild but each element will represent an individual. The idea is that every member of the Guild will make a piece of bunting that represents them in some way …

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Annual Prizewinners for 2017-18

At the January meeting we presented our annual awards for work exhibited during the previous year. This year’s prizewinners were Joanna MacMahon (President’s Prize), Vilma Patterson (Thelma Goldring award for a traditional technique interpreted in a contemporary way) and Margaret McCrory (Theme prize ‘On the Surface’). All three award winning …

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Christmas Competition 2018

The Christmas Competition to design a label raised £130 for our charity of the year. We had suggested that labels should be made using (at least) one of the 4 techniques demonstrated at the September meeting (trapunto, needleweaving, couching, tassels) and first and second place prizes went to labels using …

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