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Welcome to the website of the East Midlands Region Embroiderers’ Guild (EMREG).


Our site is intended for all those with an interest in embroidery and textiles, and whether your interest is in stitching, in 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 and Events, as well as opportunities 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.

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

Click here for more about us. 

We have had a super response to our online 'Pretty Deadly' Competition - 28 entries from 8 branches. 
Thank you to all who entered and voted - 169 members in all.

The Winner:

No.3  -  Sue Cork - Layers of Stitch (Grantham) 

Fly Agaric Mushroom - mainly in stump work.

For other results click here

You can still see all the other entries and read their backstories.

Here is a link to take you to the Pretty Deadly Photo Album 

Some members have sent more then one view of their piece and are numbered a, b and c.
Look through all 28 and note that you should be able to zoom in on the photos to see all the details in the work. 

You can also read about the background to each piece here.

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
  • OPEN STUDIOS - Sue Lancaster & Dawn Ireland Stitched Up and Fleeced "Unlocked".  Come along to our Studios on 3rd & 4th October, and 5th & 6th December to see our range of original artwork, handmade decorations and cards ...
    Posted 2 Oct 2020, 05:48 by IT Admin
  • A new Book by Jenny King The Pilgrim Embroideries  -  Made in Retford by Jenny King.The book charts the making of the Pilgrim Embroideries to commemorate the Mayflower 400 celebrations.   The five large, detailed embroideries have ...
    Posted 1 Oct 2020, 03:49 by IT Admin
  • "Kickstart" 2020/21 - Re-Launch From the Kickstart Education Scheme an exciting new opportunity ‘The Self-led Development Route’ Participants lead themselves through a learning process to further their knowledge and/or skill in either ...
    Posted 25 Aug 2020, 10:18 by Erica Thomson
  • Nolitex - Virtual exhibition - ‘Looking Out, Looking In’ Nolitex's Virtual exhibition of ‘Looking Out, Looking In’, members’ reflections on lockdown, will commence on Wednesday 1st July 2020 on FaceBook and Instagram (@_nolitex).Continuation of the virtual exhibition ...
    Posted 12 Jun 2020, 13:52 by Erica Thomson
  • Letter to Branch Chairs and Members - June 2020 Following the resignation of Ann Pocklington as Chair of the East Midlands Region, the remaining committee members are ; Marianne Young  (Vice -chair/Summer School organiser) Sandy Deacon (Treasurer) Deborah Phillpott ...
    Posted 7 Jun 2020, 01:53 by Ann Pocklington
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