On until 3 Mar 2019 Mt Felix Tapestry – Expressions Gallery Upper Hutt

9 March 2019 Mana Guild Work Day and Beryl Callaghan Memorial Challenge Location Emmaus Centre at St Christopher’s Church, Main Road, Tawa. Cost $5 Bring your own lunch, Morning and afternoon tea provided. Spot prizes, merchants and sales table.

15 – 17 March 2019 Wanaka Embroidery School

22-24 March 2019: The Great Escape, Orewa College ( for details)

29 – 31 March 2019 Cook Strait Regional Retreat – at El Rancho, Waikanae. Shirley Pygott will tutor a workshop at the retreat. For more information please see attached Regional Rep’s letter.

1 – 2 April 2019 Kapiti Guild is hosting a 2 day Maree Talbot Workshop. Cost $90 plus cost of kit. Enrolments close on 3 March. Please contact Joanne at to enrol. You will need to pay a $20 deposit to secure your place and make final payment by 15 March. Project information is attached.

27th – 28th April 2019 The Manawatu Embroiderer’s Guild is offering a 2 day class with Kerry Seeley “Reticella Circles” “Angels and Gumboots” Ashhurst Cost $70. For more details see flyer attached to Dec Newsletter.

4 – 5 May 2019 Margaret Lee (Adelaide) workshops hosted by Mana Guild, Hutt Art Society Rooms, Lower Hutt plus a framing up session on the evening of 3 May between 5 & 9 pm, Two projects are in the planning stages – a toolkit with a Japanese style beaded cover and a Japanese silk shading project.

26 July 2019 Final Entry Date for ANZEG Postbag Colour Challenge Outside The Square. These will be displayed at the Hamilton Craft and Quilt Fair in September. Entry form available through ANZEG website, Education. Please note there are two entry dates to meet one in June the other in July

14 – 29 September 2019 Cook Strait Regional Exhibition in Masterton in conjunction with Wairarapa Guild’s biennial embroidery exhibition at Aratoi. Theme is ‘environment’. Entry forms will be available very soon so start thinking (and stitching) on your piece for the exhibition.