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ANZEG Threads magazine

The Association of New Zealand Embroiderers' Guilds

produces a magazine every six months featuring the best

of New Zealand embroidery, news from Guilds all over

New Zealand and special features on different embroiderers

and techniques.

Threads was first published in October 1980 and started out as a black and white issue of 28 pages. It is now 68 glorious full colour pages full of embroidery delights. It comes out every April and October. Subscriptions are welcome.

< Our latest issue, #82 | April 2021, includes:


  • Claire Regnault, NZ fashion historian at Te Papa


  • ANZEG Focus On Stitch JUNIOR Virtual Exhibition

  • ANZEG 2020 Postbag Challenge: Three's Company - Triangles

  • A special kimono exhibition by Yuki Kihara

  • Stitchbirds

  • Otago + Auckland + Needleworkers Hawke's Bay Embroiderers Guilds exhibitions


  • Stitch-a-Plenty Conference 2022 update

  • Tapestry Trust of New Zealand progress

  • Two projects (downloadable from our Resources page)

  • Book reviews, Guild news and so much more!

Our next issue comes out in OCTOBER 2021.

Please send articles to the Editor before Sunday September 5, 2021.

For more information please contact the Threads Editor:

Caroline Strachan
email: editor.threads@gmail.com

To advertise or subscribe contact:

Amanda Sherman
email: embroiderynzwebsite@gmail.com

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Visit our new SHOP section to order or contact Amanda today to become a subscriber.

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