Monday, 8 September 2014

The Goldwork Guild Exhibition at The American Museum, Bath is now open!       

The Goldwork Guild Exhibition has opened at The American Museum, Bath and is running until Sunday 14th September. Rarely seen, yet glittering to behold, a magnificent display of gold, silver and metal work embroidery comes to Bath for the first time. We are displaying modern as well as antique textiles, and also demonstrating this ancient art!

A sneaky peek at some of the pieces on display  . . . .

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Its not too late! . . . . Goldwork Exhibits wanted

. . . if you would like to display your Goldwork in our forthcoming exhibitions, then please contact 'TC' Hilliard for further details.

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

The Goldwork Guild's New Website

We would like to invite you to visit our new website for The Goldwork Guild at

Our huge thanks go to Jacqui Armitage who has kindly managed the old website for us, for all these years, and hope soon she will be able to setup a redirect so that if you do navigate to the old website that you will be able to easily navigate to our new website!

We welcome (and value) your comments and also invite contributions for our exciting new sections - "Gallery" and "Techniques". We hope to see you soon!

Friday, 16 May 2014


The Goldwork Guild are exhibiting in both The Ameican Museum in Bath and Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire in September 2014 - a date for your diary perhaps? We hope you can join us for what promises to be a glorious, glistening display of stunning goldwork embroidery!

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Sacred Stitches: Ecclesiastical Textiles in the Rothschild Collection at Waddesdon Manor

Any one who's planning visits and trips for the summer may be interested to know about this exhibition at Waddesdon Manor that started on 27th March and goes through until 27th October 2013.  There is more information on the website here:  Sacred Stitches Exhibition but it will contain textiles dating from c1400 to the late1700s.  The manor is just outside Aylesbury just off the A41.

Thursday, 31 May 2012

Goldwork Guild Issue 16

The Goldwork Guild Issue 16 newsletter is now available, filled with exciting articles and things to try and experiment with!  Contents include:
  • Try embroidering a Celtic Knot
  •  Review of Workbox Magazine
  • Mysterious eBay Goldwork bargain
  •  Good use of space
  •  Where is all my work?
  •  Getting started with Interlaced Designs
  •  Banner Badge Questions
  •  How to make Ric-Rac [as used on the cover design]
  •  What's happening

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Goldwork Guild Meeting April 2012

The next meeting of the Goldwork Guild will be on Sunday 15th April 2012.

Venue: Whitminster Village Hall, Gloucestershire, GL2,7NT [just off the A38]
Cost: £12 for the whole day; £8.00 for the afternoon
Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Note: Afternoon part starts at 2:00 pm

Catch up with fellow Goldwork enthusiasts; the day will include some practical fun in an informal and relaxed setting and is an opportunity to express our thoughts and hopes for the Guild's future.

Tea, coffee and cakes are provided, please bring a packed lunch or join members eating at the popular, nearby garden centre. For further information and to let us know if you are coming, contact Janice - ; or Miranda -