Welcome to Bella Vista EGA Chapter

Welcome

There's much to see here. So, take your time, look around, and learn all there is to know about us. We hope you enjoy our site.

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

Classes


Six miniature "Stockings Through the Year" will be taught.  Each stocking uses a different embroidery technique.


In October we'll be beading a collar for a stocking (see sidebar on 

the right)

In November we'll have a refresher class on finishing

December is set aside for a Christmas party


 MONTHLY CLASSES


Everyone is welcome to attend any of our meetings.

NO STITCHING EXPERIENCE NEEDED.

No reservations needed.


Meeting times and places are listed below.  

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OCTOBER MEETING

A stocking designed by Terry Anderson with a peyote beaded collar will be taught

OCTOBER 10 in Bella Vista

and

October 19 in Springdale

 Bring scissors, lamp & magnifier, if needed,  and a beading needle (or two) along with a beading tray or small piece of fleece to control your beads

About Us

The mission of EGA https://egausa.org/) is to inspire passion for the needle arts through education

Our Story

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.

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Meeting Times

9:30 AM  - Second Thursday  at St Theodore's Episcopal Church, 1001 Kingsland Road,  

in Bella Vista.


10 AM -  Third Saturday at the John Powell Senior Center, 610 E Grove Ave, in Springdale.

 

1:30 PM - Third Tuesday in Prairie Creek at member's homes. 


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Become A Member of EGA

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 rhondadavis73@yahoo.com.

 

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