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Welcome to the website of the East Midlands Region Embroiderers’ Guild. Our site is intended for all those with an interest in embroidery and textiles; and whether your interest is in stitching, research or just a general one, our website should have something for you.  By browsing through this site you will see we have a great deal to offer you by way of Talks, Workshops, Exhibitions, Events as well as being able to meet up with like minded people, where to buy products to help you create your own work or even where to go for further research.

The East Midlands Region of the Embroiderers' Guild covers Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire.  In each county there are several Branches, who run their own individual programmes, on different days and at different times.  To find your nearest we have provided a map with all Branches shown.

The Regional Committee also arranges several Events during the year, which, once a Member of the Embroiderers' Guild, you would be able to attend.  These include our weekend Summer School, our Regional Day; a day for all interested in Embroidery and Textiles and "Kickstart" our annual inspirational education programme and exhibition.  

Follow the links to find out more about us and how we can help you with your creativity or research and see just how much is happening in this Region of the Embroiderers' Guild. 

Our New Capability Brown Exhibition is now open at Grantham Museum, St Peter's Hill, Grantham, NG31 6PY.
8th September, 2016 - 7th January, 2017.
Part of the Capability Brown 300 celebrations, this exhibition features the work of Members from Grantham, Boston, West Bridgford, Northamptonshire, Market Harborough and Hinckley Branches.   They have been inspired by landscapes, gardens, and the enduring legacy of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown.
The work from the above Branches will be on display until Saturday, 12th November, 2016 and a new display of work from Lincolnshire, Derbyshire, Trent & Erewash and Ashbourne Branches from Thursday, 17th November, 2016
10am-4pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Free Admission
Email us at info@granthammuseum.org.uk or call on 01476 568783
See photos HERE

Capability Brown: A Stitched Legacy - will be at Macclesfield Silk Museum, Park Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6TJ from the 17th  September to 12th November 2016.   
This Exhibition will feature the work from Glossop, Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Branches.    It is an opportunity to see a display of unique and specially created textile work based around the typically English scene of landscapes and stately gardens.

The Capability Brown Exhibition at Pickford's House Museum, Derby, has now closed but you can still see images by clicking here

You can see photos from the Branches who have taken part in all our exhibitions so far here.

For details of other venues and dates in the country click here for details

Below is a snippet of each of the Recent News and Announcements from the Region and its Branches.


  • Latest News and Announcements from the Region and its Branches
  • Stumpwork Tree Embroidery Workshop Eyam Hall & Craft Centre, DerbyshireTuesday 22nd November, 10am - 4 pmSpend a day at Eyam Hall with Embroidery specialist Nicola Hilton. Whether you are trying a new skill for ...
    Posted by Erica Thomson
  • Lincs Show update Lincolnshire Branch has made progress towards their goal of displaying at the Lincolnshire Show in June 2017 . The position has changed very positively as an option has been developed which ...
    Posted 19 Oct 2016, 15:29 by Erica Thomson
  • Regional Day Competition, 2017. "Inspiration and Ideas" by Carolyn Merry for the above competition are now available on the web at https://sites.google.com/a/emreg.org.uk/website/events/regional-competition-2017
    Posted 6 Oct 2016, 06:15 by IT Admin
  • Additional Kickstart Workshop  “YOU HAVE 5 HOURS TO CREATE ......”A day to explore and develop individual ideas for this Project, with Pam Keeling at Mickleover Memorial Hall, Station Road, Mickleover, Derby. DE3 9GH ...
    Posted 26 Sep 2016, 04:11 by IT Admin
  • Today's AGM at Kegworth See photos from the AGM today including the photo of the Village Wall Hanging - with the 'before and after' which we were trying to show before the internet problems.
    Posted 25 Sep 2016, 10:41 by Erica Thomson
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