Wokingham Embroiderers Group
The Wokingham Embroiderers Group is based in Berkshire and attracts members and visitors from many of the surrounding towns such as Bracknell, Crowthorne, Reading, Sandhurst and Yateley.
We are a friendly group who welcome everyone from complete beginners to very experienced textile artists. Visitors are always made most welcome at our monthly meetings in Wokingham, at workshops and our ‘open’ activities. For full details please go to the Programme section of this website.
Our other activities include stitching sessions, members’ challenges, members’ travelling books, group projects and exhibitions of members’ work. We produce a free regular newsletter. If you would like to receive it, just let us know by going to the Contact Us section of this website.
Our members have a very wide range of interests that include hand stitching, machine stitching, mixed media, patchwork, quilting, lace, knitting, weaving, felt and beading. Members provide camaraderie, support and inspiration whether starting to stitch or seeking new challenges.
When face to face meetings are possible they will be held at a large venue to allow for social
Meetings will be held on Saturday afternoons at:
St Paul’s Parish Rooms
Visitors are usually most welcome at our meetings. But whilst numbers could be restricted by
Covid regulations and to ensure we have space to maintain social distance, until further
notice, our meetings are for members only. All attending members will have pre-booked their
Our workshops are held from 10 am to 4 pm on a Saturday at:
St Paul’s Parish Rooms
Workshop places must be booked and paid for in advance.
To check workshop availability and to book places please contact Dorothee
We are delighted to have visitors attend our workshops, if numbers allow
Workshop cost for members is £40. Workshop cost for visitors is £45
Wokingham and District Embroiderers’ Guild is run by a working party with the help of other
Our current working party positions are as follows:
Programme Secretary: Julie Roberts
Secretary: Marilyn Leach
Treasurer and Membership: Linde Merrick
Publicity and Website: Val Martin
We are an affiliated to The Embroiderers’ Guild.
The Guild is the home of stitch and textile art and the international voice for embroidery.
For more information visit the Embroiderers’ Guild website at https://embroiderersguild.com/