A community stitched together
by the love of needle arts.

EGA Events

For those with a passion for needle work, attending an EGA event can be one of the most rewarding and inspiring experiences you can have. There are 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.

Diamond Jubilee

Join us in celebration at EGA’s 60th Annual Anniversary
Seminar 2018 in Louisville, KY, October 3rd to 7th, 2018.

Upcoming Events

  • EGA National Seminar 2019: Gateway to Stitching

    October 30, 2019 - November 3, 2019
    St. Louis, MO
  • EGA National Seminar 2020

    September 3, 2020 - September 8, 2020
    Boston, MA
  • May 5, 2019 - May 9, 2019
    San Francisco, CA

    Participate in Casalguidi and Silk Ribbon Embroidery classes at the San Francisco School of Needlework and Design, tour the Lacis Museum of Lace and Textiles in Berkeley and more locations in the San Francisco Area.

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  • January 7, 2019 - April 1, 2019
    Morris, MN

    Our 21st National Exhibit Through the Needle's Eye is a representative selection of the best in artistic and technical works.

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  • May 6, 2018 - June 17, 2018
    Fort Hunter Mansion and Park, 5300 N. Front St., Harrisburg, PA

    Pennsylvania embroiderers will display their work in a major needlework exhibit opening May 6 at the historic Fort Hunter Mansion in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. Five EGA chapters and one chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild will display an array of members’ work.

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  • April 28, 2018 - April 29, 2018
    South Coast Botanic Garden, 26300 Crenshaw Blvd. Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA 90274

    Needle Artists by the Sea Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild presents the Seventh Biennial Shoreline Stitchers' Showcase. A Judged Needlework Show and Boutique. Admission is $10.

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  • April 14, 2018 - April 21, 2018
    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

    Fiber Forum will have their retreat in Victoria British Columbia with Jean Draper.

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  • February 2, 2019
    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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  • September 9, 2019 - September 19, 2019
    United Kingdom

    A workshop and UK Tour featuring the opportunity to study thread painting with renowned artist Helen M. Stevens. September 9-19, 2019.

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  • January 31, 2019 - February 10, 2019
    Mexico

    Tia Stephanie Tours has arranged a ten-day tour from Veracruz, La Chinantla, Oaxaca, stopping in Tehuacan, Puebla, and ending in Oaxaca City. January 31 - February 10, 2019.

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  • November 11, 2018 - November 16, 2018
    Charleston, SC

    Don't miss textile tours, and four days with Jackie du Plessis, renowned for her exquisite sampler-inspired projects. November 11-16, 2018.

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  • Great Lakes Region Seminar: Stitched to the Nines!

    April 5, 2019 - April 9, 2019
    Dearborn, MI

    Our 2019 GLR seminar will be hosted by the Monguagon Chapter and will take place at The Henry Hotel.

  • Tennessee Valley Region Seminar: Country Rhodes

    June 26, 2019 - June 30, 2019
    Charleston, WV

    Share-A-Stitch XXXIX. Teachers are invited to submit proposals for 2-day classes.

  • April 3, 2018 - May 12, 2018
    Gilbert Historical Museum Gilbert, AZ

    Our 21st National Exhibit Through the Needle's Eye is a representative selection of the best in artistic and technical works.

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  • April 18, 2018 - April 22, 2018
    Madison, Wisconsin

    We have selected a variety of teachers and techniques for your stitching pleasure and we are looking forward to sharing a week of fun with you.

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  • May 4, 2018 - May 6, 2018
    Safety Harbor, FL

    This seminar promises to be a relaxing stitching event. That is until the pirates search for treasure, and then there's the battle at sea, and, yes someone will walk the plank.

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  • June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
    Ridgecrest, NC

    In addition to offering four fantastic classes, we are also offering a mentored Studio Time, not to be confused with an informal Sit ‘n Stitch opportunity.

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  • June 1, 2018 - June 3, 2018
    Syracuse, NY

    We are offering classes by Kurdy Biggs, Deanna Powell, Michele Roberts, Debbie Rowley, Carol Lynn Stratton, and Catherine Theron.

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  • June 12, 2018 - June 16, 2018
    Dallas, TX

    We will have 5 mini classes. There are 4 different techniques available to learn and a lecture on antique needlework tools.

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  • June 21, 2018 - June 24, 2018
    Kingsport, TN

    Share-A-Stitch XXXVIII. We are offering classes from Terri Bay, Kurdy Biggs, Mendie Cannon, Diane Hertzler, Deanna Powell, Canby Smith Robertson, Kim Sanders, Catherine Theron and Lois Threlkeld.

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  • July 20, 2018 - July 25, 2018
    Rohnert Park, CA

    Bask in the camaraderie of amazing and talented embroiderers - just like you!

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  • April 5, 2019 - April 7, 2019
    Florham Park, NJ

    Classes will be held on Saturday and Sunday with a Merchandise Event on Saturday after classes.

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  • June 19, 2019 - June 22, 2019
    Rogers, AR

    A variety of 1-, 2- and 3-day classes will be offered in several techniques and proficiency levels.

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