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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!. An exhibition of Asian and Asian-inspired needlework at EGA Headquarters.

    Photos: Asian Fusion gallery
  • April 1, 2020 - May 6, 2020
    EGA Website

    Our latest online class Passionate Pineapple with teacher Sandie Cormaci-Boles is filled with pulled thread techniques and tips along with some Colonial history.

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  • 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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  • April 22, 2020 - April 26, 2020
    Appleton, WI

    This seminar has been rescheduled and will now take place from April 11-15, 2021 at the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, WI. Hosted by our Fox Valley Embroiderers' Guild Chapter.

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  • Showcase of Needle Arts: Cedar Valley Chapter – Cancelled

    April 24, 2020 - April 26, 2020
    625 31st St.
    Marion, Iowa 52302

    This event has been cancelled. An exhibit of traditional and contemporary needlework by members of Cedar Valley Chapter with over 500 items on display.

  • This event has been rescheduled for May 14-16, 2021 at the same location and with the same 9 teachers. 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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  • This event has been rescheduled to April 30 - May 2, 2021. We will have five fabulous teachers, some new to our area, a boutique, many fine restaurants within walking distance of our hotel and the world famous Corning Museum of Glass.

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

    Hurry! You have only a few more weeks to register for the Crossing the Carolinas Seminar 2020! We will offer a choice of 3 classes taught by nationally known teachers and a "stitch with friends" option. Click on this link to see the full registration brochure. We look forward to seeing you!

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

    Hosted by the San Antonio Needlework Guild. SCR Seminar 2020 is offering mini classes, a boutique, merchandise night and a stash sale along with a diverse selection of classes and instructors in 1, 2, or 3 day sessions.

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  • June 25, 2020 - June 28, 2020
    Carson Springs Conference Center
    1120 Carson Springs Rd, Newport
    TN 37821

    Don't miss our TVR Seminar Share-A-Stitch 2020 "20/20 Stitches" in Newport, TN. See class photos, information and registration forms on the link below!

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

    The Greater Pacific Region will hold its 2020 Seminar from July 17-22 at the Red Lion Hotel on the River, in Portland Oregon. Classes range from one to four days and a variety of stitching techniques will be offered. For up-to-date seminar information, please visit our website on the link below.

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

    Join our Rocky Mountain region on their 2020 Regional Seminar, hosted by Centennial State and Colorado Chapters. Regular registration opens to all EGA members on January 2, 2020.

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

    Registration is now open! See below for classes, registration information and more.

    Seminar Central 2020
  • 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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  • September 18, 2020 - January 20, 2020
    Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
    Toledo,OH

    The Needle Arts Guild of Toledo will hold its 45th Annual Show of contemporary needlework at the Sanger Branch of the Toledo-Lucas County Public Library, Toledo, Ohio. For more information, visit www.needle-arts-toledo.org

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  • September 20, 2020 - September 25, 2020
    The Historic Brookstown Inn
    Winston-Salem, NC

    We are heading to Winstom-Salem, North Carolina on an exciting Extended Study Program where we will be stitching Isabella: A Ukrainian Whitework Sampler with instructor and designer Terri Bay.

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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

    Our Pacific Southwestern Region is currently seeking proposals from teachers for their 2021 seminar in Las Vegas. Check the link for more information.

    Call for Proposals
  • 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, a boutique, 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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  • June 1, 2021 - June 5, 2021
    Austin, TX

    More information coming soon.

    Region Website
  • 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
  • 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 7, 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