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EGA Events

For those with a passion for needlework, attending an EGA event can be one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences you can have. There are embroidery events for learning, showcasing, and just marveling at the art others produce. If you’ve never been to an EGA event, go. If you have, we know you’ll be back. In the meantime, have a look at what’s coming your way. Looking to submit an event? Click here.

All Events

  • March 6, 2020 - September 4, 2020
    EGA Headquarters
    1205 East Washington St. Suite 104
    Louisville, KY

    Due to the coronavirus pandemic, EGA headquarters staff will be working primarily from home. An online version of the exhibit is available on the link below. Enjoy!

    Photos: Asian Fusion gallery
  • April 16, 2020 - November 8, 2020
    Trout Museum of Art
    Appleton, WI

    The Trout Museum is temporarily closed. A link to a virtual exhibit will be available soon. Our National Exhibit is a representative selection of the best in artistic and technical needlework. See a a preview of the exhibit.

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  • May 6, 2020 - June 3, 2020
    EGA Website

    The Dorset Button Needle Minder with teacher Pat Olski is a lovely and practical linen needle and thread holder that is an enjoyable and accessible project for stitchers of all levels. Registration runs from May 6 through June 3. Class starts in August!

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  • Carolinas Region Seminar: Crossing the Carolinas – Rescheduled

    May 22, 2020 - May 24, 2020
    Village Inn
    Clemmons, NC

    The Carolinas Region is pleased to announce that our rescheduled seminar, "Crossing the Carolinas," will be held May 21 - 23, 2021, in Clemmons, NC. We will issue new registration packets and forms this fall.

  • June 10, 2020 - June 13, 2020
    San Marcos, TX

    This region seminar has been cancelled.

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  • Tennessee Valley Region Seminar: 20/20 Stitches – Cancelled

    June 25, 2020 - June 28, 2020

    Due to concern for the health and well-being of our members TVR has made the difficult decision to cancel the SAS 2020 retreat originally scheduled for June 25-28, 2020.

  • July 1, 2020 - July 29, 2020
    EGA Website

    Our online class Ahwahnee is teacher Lorene Salt's interpretation of the stained-glass windows found in the Ahwahnee Hotel in Yosemite National Park. Registration runs July 1-7. Sign up for a reminder! Class starts in September.

    Online Class: Ahwahnee with Lorene Salt
  • Greater Pacific Region Seminar: Stitching Through Rose-Colored Glasses – Cancelled

    July 17, 2020 - July 22, 2020
    Portland, Oregon

    The Greater Pacific Region Seminar 2020 has been cancelled. Oregon Governor has stated she wants no gatherings larger than 25 people until September. Registrants will be receiving more information from Seminar chair Brandy Shaw soon.

  • Rocky Mountain Region Seminar: Rocky Mountain Roundup – Rescheduled

    August 13, 2020 - August 15, 2020
    DoubleTree by Hilton Denver
    3203 Quebec Street
    Denver, CO

    Due to concern and uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, Rocky Mountain Region Seminar 2020 is moving to 2022! Watch this space for further updates!

  • September 4, 2020 - September 8, 2020
    Sheraton
    39 Dalton St.
    Boston, MA

    2020 National Seminar is being rescheduled to September 1-5, 2023. See below for information about 2020 refunds.

    New Date and Refund Information
  • September 17, 2020 - September 20, 2020
    Gray Center
    Canton, Mississippi

    The Hibiscus Linens Hand Embroidery Retreat will have fine Linens, hand embroidery, and creative Workshops. Teacher Mariana Barran de Goodall is creating classes and projects specifically for this Hand Embroidery Retreat! Visit the link for more information.

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  • October 1, 2020 - October 4, 2020
    Stam Hywet Hall and Gardens
    Akron, OH

    The 47th Stitchery Showcase sponsored by Stan Hywet Needlework Guild will be held October 1st through 4th at Stam Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron, Ohio. Entry days are Friday September 25 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday September 26 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and Sunday September 27 from 11 am to 2 pm.

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  • October 5, 2020 - October 9, 2020
    DoubleTree by Hilton
    1707 Hillsborough Street
    Raleigh, NC 27605

    Textiles and Meaning: Design and Creative Processes. A Master Class with Susan Brandeis. This program currently has a waitlist. Learn more on the link below.

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  • February 6, 2021
    Everywhere

    EGA celebrates needle arts by hosting a Stitch-In-Public Day in February each year. The primary focus of Stitching-In-Public is to share our passion for needle arts with the public by demonstrating our talents.

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  • SOME Spring Getaway 2021

    March 12, 2021 - March 14, 2021
    Hilton Garden Inn
    Auburn Riverwatch
    Auburn, Maine

    Our Spring Getaway is sponsored by The Southern Maine Chapter of The Embroiderer's Guild of America. For more information, please contact Barbara Hepburn at barbarahepburn1945@gmail.com

  • Skyllkill’s Chapter Art of the Needle Show

    April 9, 2021 - April 11, 2021 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Locust Grove
    2683 South Road - Rt 9
    Poughkeepsie NY

    Our Skyllkill Chapter in New York invites you to their Art of the Needle show where they will have a needlework exhibit and daily demonstrations.

  • April 11, 2021 - April 15, 2021
    Appleton, WI

    The GLR Region Seminar 2020 has been rescheduled to this new date. More information coming soon.

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  • April 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021
    Williamsburg, VA

    Save the date! Work through a variety of sample pieces to understand and explore some of the Contemporary Geometric Beading forms and techniques. More information coming soon!

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  • April 28, 2021 - May 2, 2021
    Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel
    Las Vegas, NV

    Viva Las Stitchers will include 4 days of class featuring various stitching and finishing techniques Learn more below.

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  • April 30, 2021 - May 2, 2021
    Corning, NY

    The MER Chapters of the Twin Tiers are pleased to invite you to visit us in the Crystal City, Corning, NY. We will have five fabulous teachers, some new to our area, many fine restaurants within walking distance of our hotel and the world famous Corning Museum of Glass.

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  • May 14, 2021 - May 16, 2021
    Gettysburg, PA

    Spend a weekend in historical, wonderful Gettysburg, PA for the Mid-Atlantic Region’s great adventure in a town where battles once raged, and spirits now haunt. Learn more on the link below.

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  • Carolinas Region Seminar: Crossing the Carolinas

    May 21, 2021 - May 23, 2021
    Clemmons, NC

    The Carolinas Region is pleased to announce that our rescheduled seminar, "Crossing the Carolinas," will be held May 21 - 23, 2021, in Clemmons, NC. We will issue new registration packets and forms this fall.

  • June 1, 2021 - June 5, 2021
    Austin, TX

    The South Central Region EGA Seminar 2021, “Friends Threaded Together”, hosted by the Austin Stitchery Guild, will be held June 1 - 5, 2021 at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center, TX.

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  • June 4, 2021 - June 6, 2021
    Embassy Suites
    Lincoln, NE

    Our Heartland Region is currently seeking proposals from teachers for their 2021 seminar in Nebraska. Check the link for more information.

    Call for Proposals
  • June 25, 2021 - June 27, 2021
    Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center
    Olive Branch, MS

    Share-A-Stitch 2021 "Potluck Stitching" to be held June 25-27, 2021 at Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center. We are looking for teachers, check the link below to learn how to submit your proposals.

    Call for Teachers
  • September 1, 2021 - September 5, 2021
    Chicago Marriott Downtown
    Magnificent Mile
    Chicago IL

    Our 2021 National Seminar The Magnificent Stitch will take place in Downtown Chicago. Hosted by our Great Lakes Region. Would you like to teach a class at our seminar? More information below.

    Seminar Central
  • June 14, 2022 - June 18, 2022
    Shreveport, Louisiana

    The South Central Region EGA Seminar 2022 Krewe of Needle and Thread, sponsored by Shreveport Rose Stitchery Guild, will be held June 14-18, 2022 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

    Call for Proposals
  • June 16, 2022 - June 19, 2022
    Norfolk, VA

    This seminar is accepting teaching proposals through June 1, 2020. Learn more on the link.

    Call for Teachers
  • June 17, 2022 - June 19, 2022
    Minneapolis, MN

    Heartland Region Seminar 2022 sponsored by the St. Paul Needleworkers Chapter. Calling for teacher proposals through September 15, 2020. Click the link below to learn more.

    Call for Proposals
  • Tennessee Valley Region Seminar 2022

    June 24, 2022 - June 26, 2022
    Meadowview Conference Center
    Kingsport, TN

    More information will be posted as it becomes available.

  • Greater Pacific Region Seminar 2022

    July 8, 2022 - July 13, 2022
    Ashland, OR

    More information will be posted as it becomes available.

  • August 24, 2022 - August 28, 2022
    Marriott Marquis Hotel
    New York, NY

    Our 2022 National Seminar will be hosted by our Metropolitan Region. Would you like to teach a class at our seminar? More information below.

    Seminar Central 2022
  • September 1, 2023 - September 5, 2023
    Sheraton
    39 Dalton St.
    Boston, MA