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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, #79 | October 2019, includes:


  • Outstanding Service Medal recipient, Carole Bates

  • Conference 2020 Tutors: Lesley Turpin-Delport and Nikki Delport-Wepener
    and Julie Clemett

  • Barbara Wheeler


  • Suffrage In Stitches

  • Mt Felix Tapestry

  • Regional exhibitions: Waikato/Bay of Plenty

  • Guild exhibitions: Waikato, Warkworth, North Shore, Wanganui and Mana


  • Swedish folk art embroidery


  • Tapestry Trust of New Zealand progress

  • Conference 2020 invitation and Conference 2020 Registration Book

  • Small stitch project, ideal for beginners

  • Book reviews, Guild news and more!

Coming up in Issue 80, April 2020:

  • Full coverage of 2019's ANZEG Postbag Challenge, Outside the Square

  • Travel: Stitching in Vietnam, one embroiderers' journey

  • Exhibitions: Taranaki/Wanganui/Manawatu regional and more

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