Good-by 2020! We are meeting in person... finally!. 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.
Our meeting place at St. Theodore's Church on the third Thursday is currently closed.
Guests are welcome to visit meetings for two months. After two meetings we will invite you to become a dues-paying member.
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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
At our July meeting we will have a
small amount of overstock supplies for sale. This is a first come, first serve sale.
Also at the July meeting, attendees will make frame weights from Beanie Babies. Most supplies will be furnished to those who signed up and paid for this class. Please bring scissors, a needle, and thread suitable for sewing fabric.
AUGUST, SEPTEMBER & OCTOBER MEETINGS
A three-part project on stitching a sampler on linen banding will be the program for August, September and October.
If haven't signed up and are interested in taking any of our classes, please contact our Education Chair 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.
9:30 AM - Second Thursday at St Theodore's Episcopal Church, 1001 Kingsland Road,
in Bella Vista. No meetings scheduled.
The church is currently closed to outside groups.
10 AM - Third Saturday
Meetings have resumed at the Shiloh Museum in Springdale at their
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.
Dues is $50 a year which includes the chapter and national dues as well as a quarterly national magazine. 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
The 2022 region seminar will be hosted by the Shreveport chapter in Shreveport, Louisiana from June 14-18. Virtual classes will be offered between July 1 - September 30, 2022.
Registration is now open.
The 2023 seminar will be held in Houston, Texas.
For a catalog of classes to our seminars, go to www.egascr.org
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