Beautiful goldwork embroidery

Machine embroidery panel detail inspired by lichen

Textile greeting card using reverse applique techique

Machine contemporary quilt inspired by Ground Zero

Machine embroidery for Capability Brown exhibition

Winchester Embroiderers' Guild welcomes contemporary and traditional textile artists, embroiderers and craft enthusiasts

The list below is provided ONLY as a useful guide. It is not complete and nothing is specifically recommended by Winchester Embroiderers' Guild. If you have a contact you would like to add please contact the website administrator.


Please use these links to download a poster to advertise the branch or an A5 information leaflet about joining the branch.


Embroiderers' Guild Headquarters 

SEW Region

International Feltmakers Association

The Textile Society

The Royal School of Needlework


Workshops and Courses 

Peter Symonds College, Winchester

Windsor School of Textile Art, Bracknell

West Dean College, Chichester

Embroidery Now, Winchester

Bound to Stitch, Winchester

Missenden School of Creative Arts, Buckinghamshire

Textile Study Group, Grantham

Oxford Summer School, Oxford

Bath Textiles Summer School, Bath

In Stitches Creative Textile Courses, Wokingham

Committed to Cloth, Surrey and Retreats in Italy

Art Van Go, Knebworth

WI Denman, Abingdon

Red Hot Press (printing), Southampton

Badger Press (printing), Bishop's Waltham

C&H Fabrics, Winchester and Chichester

The Sorting Office, Eastleigh

The Colour Factory, Winchester

Ardington School of Crafts, Oxfordshire

Old Chapel Textile Centre, - National Needlework Archive, Newbury

The Dart Centre, Hedge End

Marion Browning (1-2-1)

The Granary Studio, Owslebury

Sheep Shed Gallery, Weyhill

Dionne Swift (online)

Design Matter TV

Artworks, Emsworth

Hanny Embroidery (Goldwork courses)



Contact Magazine - the official magazine for members of the EG (members can view it online)

SEW Magazine

Embroidery Magazine

Stitch Magazine

Creative WorkBox



C&H Fabrics, Winchester  (10% discount for EG Members)

Art van Go, Knebworth

Fabric Land, Southampton

The Eternal Maker, Chichester

Southampton Beading Centre, Southampton

C J Beaders, Highcliffe

Thermofaxscreens, mailorder

Whaleys Bradford, mailorder

The Fairground Craft Centre, Andover

Atelier Needlecrafts, Southampton. Including sewing machine repairs.

Greenhill Patchwork and Quilting, Romsey\

The Jolly Stitcher, Fareham


Galleries that have occasional or permanent exhibitions

Farnham Maltings, Farnham

Old Chapel Textile Centre - National Needlework Archive, Newbury

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Sheep Shed Gallery, Weyhill

Brockenhurst Needlework Fiesta, Brockenhurst (April)


National Shows

Knit and Stitch at Alexandra Palace

Festival of Quilts NEC

Spring Knitting and Stitching Show Olympia

Stitch, Quilt and Creative Crafts, Malvern

National Quilt Championships, Sandown

Sewing for Pleasure, NEC

Stitch guides

Embroidery Stitch Identification Guide