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To All Embroidery Guild Members

We’re Back! 

Despite the ongoing situation, we are pleased to let you know that our monthly meetings are starting again using Zoom. If you are not familiar with Zoom, fear not! it is easy to use, just requiring a laptop, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.

These virtual get togethers will allow us to chat, stitch and share ideas. We will send out instructions on how to access it.   Next meetingSaturday December 5th at 7.0pm. If you would like to join in please email: begwebmaster@btinternet.com who will send you the joining link.  See the August 2020 Newsletter for more information.  

If you are new to using Zoom, fear not! Click on this link which will show you a useful user guide. This has been produced by the Quilter’s Guild and is reproduced here with their kind permission.  Zoom Participants User Guide.                         

Long Man cropBrighton Embroidery Guild is affiliated to the National Embroiderer’s Guild. It is run by the branch committee with the support of all its members.  Our meetings are for ‘fun, friendship and fellowship’ with the opportunity to learn from each other.  We organise speakers, day classes and stitching days. In addition, members can take part in exhibitions, branch competitions and the June Garden Party.

Probably the most important reason for joining the Brighton Guild, is to enjoy stitching in a friendly atmosphere, whether by hand or with a sewing machine. We welcome stitchers of all ability.

Regional days extend the ‘fun, friendship and fellowship’ to a wider area.  There are regionalWest Pier crop

competitions and Summer Schools. Members of the Embroiderers Guild can attend meetings anywhere in the UK. Nationally, there is a library, a superb embroidery collection, and a wonderful collection of folios (which members and branches can borrow.) The National Guild’s ‘Contact’ Magazine will keep you up to date with Guild matters and there are on-line and other courses. Items for sale, include reduced price threads, books, and also the Stitch and Embroidery magazines.