About The Embroiderers Guild

The Embroiderers' Guild has over 25,000 Members and subscribers throughout the UK and abroad, 238 Branches and 95 Young Embroiderers Groups.

As the UK's leading crafts association and educational charity, the Guild offers a comprehensive programme of contemporary exhibitions, workshops, City & Guilds courses, lectures and tours (UK & overseas) and much more!

The aims and objectives of the Guild are 
  • To promote and encourage the art of embroidery and related crafts and encourage the creation of fine articles incorporating the use of or associated with embroidery.
  • To educate the public in the history and art of embroidery and to undertake or support research in that subject and to publish the useful results of that research.
  • To collect, document, preserve, exhibit and interpret, examples of fine embroidery which are of historical or educational merit and to make available to the public such articles.
Founded in 1906 and still going strong. 

Here are some links you may find interesting


There's also a Members Room that only members of the Guild can access. The login and password is on your membership card

The Guild is also producing e-newsletters to supplement Contact Magazine - available online