At present, one meeting is held in Springdale on the third Saturday of each month from 10 - 11:30 AM. The new location is the Meeting Hall on the Shiloh Museum Campus.
Guests are welcome to visit meetings for two months. After two meetings we will invite you to become a dues-paying member.
The mission of The Embroiderers' Guild of America (EGA) is to inspire passion for the needle arts through education and the celebration of its heritage.
For information on our national organization go to www.egausa.org
Our Education chair is asking members to think of projects for 2023. If you have a suggestion, contact Rose at R2farms1980@yahoo.com
Anyone is welcome to join us to learn new embroidery techniques, stitch fun projects or to get help with an embroidery project.
Our program calendar for the remainder of 2023
July - Proud Pine Beige
Participants will receive a square of fabric. Class members will need to select a pattern of their choice to fit this 18 count fabric and provide their choice of threads. The stitched area will be 6" x 6", finished.
You may want to bring #5 or #8 Pearl Cotton and some 6 strand DMC.
August - Pagoda, Part I
September - Pagoda, Part II
October - open
November - Annual Meeting & Free Stitch
December - Christmas Party
OUR CHAPTER PUBLISHES A NEWSLETTER
at the beginning of each month.
No newsletter published in December or January
If you would like an email copy of the newsletter please contact Miriam at email@example.com
The Embroiderers' Guild of America (EGA) was established in New York in 1958 as a branch of The Embroiderers' Guild of London. EGA withdrew from the London Guild in 1970 and The Embroiderers' Guild of America came into being. EGA is made up of 13 regions across the US and Canada.
Our chapter was chartered in 1995. Our members live all over Northwest Arkansas - Bella Vista, Bentonville, Rogers, Springdale, Fayetteville, Prairie Creek - and southern Missouri. We welcome anyone interested in stitching with a threaded needle to visit one of our meetings.
10 AM - Third Saturday
Meetings are held at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale at the
Shiloh Museum of Ozark History's meeting hall, located at 121 West Huntsville Avenue, one block north of the museum, in downtown Springdale. The parking lot is accessible from Price Avenue.
A map of the meeting location can be found in the current chapter newsletter.
9:30 AM meetings scheduled for the second Thursday at St. Theodore's Episcopal Church, 1001 Kingsland Road, in Bella Vista have been cancelled.
Yearly dues of $50 is due by May 21. Renewals can be given to Rhonda at the April and May meetings, or mailed to her.
Primary dues is $50 a year which includes the chapter and national dues as well as a quarterly national magazine, "Needle Arts," an education catalog, access to the EGA lending library and numerous educational opportunities.
To join our chapter, contact our membership chairman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Embroiderers' Guild is made up of 13 regions. We are in the South Central Region which is made up of stitchers from Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Louisiana.
Every year we have a seminar where we bring in teachers for 3-day, 2-day and 1-day classes.
Information on the seminars and registration forms are at www.egascr.org
South Central Region 2024 Seminar
"Dive into Stitching"
San Marcos, TX Convention Center and Embassy Suites
from June 10-16, 2024.
For a catalog of classes go to www.egascr.org
EGA National Seminars
"Boston Stitch Party"
Sept 1-5, 2023
"Preserving Needle Art"
August 14-18, 2024
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