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, #80 | April 2020, includes:


  • Jenny Gillies, the enchanted gardener


  • National Extensions group exhibition, Material Evidence

  • National Postbag Challenge exhibition, Outside The Square

  • Northern North Island regional exhibition, The Embroiderers' Art

  • Taranaki/Wanganui/Manawatu regional exhibition, Stitched Treasures

  • Cook Strait regional exhibition, Environment

  • Otago/Southland regional exhibition, Flight


  • Two stories covering Vietnam and Paris


  • Tapestry Trust of New Zealand progress

  • Special vestments for Bishop Waitohiariki Quayle - NZ's first Maori woman Anglican bishop

  • Book reviews, Guild news and more!

Our next issue will be OCTOBER 2020.

For more information please contact the Threads Editor:

Caroline Strachan

To advertise or subscribe contact:

Amanda Sherman

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