Needlework 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.

All Events

  • July 15, 2023 - December 31, 2023
    EGA Headquarters
    1205 E Washington St Suite 104
    Louisville KY

    The 22nd Through the Needle’s Eye will be a fantastic extravaganza, a remarkable exhibit first displayed virtually at National Seminar in Boston September 2023 and also as a “live” display in Louisville.

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  • November 19, 2023 - February 25, 2024
    Moravian Historical Society
    214 E Center St,
    Nazareth, PA 18064

    During the exhibition, the LVEGA will offer a variety a needle arts workshops. Members will be stitching in the Museum every Sunday, and will be available to answer questions about the Guild, embroidery techniques, and items in the exhibit every Sunday (except holidays) from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.

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  • Lynn Hulse explores the early history of the Royal School of Needlework (RSN) through the lens of its founder, Lady Victoria Welby (1837-1912). Live Lecture Registration: November 13 - December 15, 2023 1PM Eastern

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  • Mushroom Advanced Box Making with Emma Broughton is an advanced box making course to create a beautiful hexagon shaped box. Class schedule: April 3, 2024 - May 22, 2024.

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  • Virtual Lecture: EGA history from 1960 to 1980 with Ann Strite-Kurz

    January 14, 2024 | 1:00 pm
    Online | Zoom

    Join Anne Strite-Kurz as she shares a look at the beginnings of EGA! Margaret Live Lecture Registration: December 18, 2023 - January 12, 2024 1PM Eastern

  • February 3, 2024

    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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  • Sweet flowers and fresh, green leafy vines stitched on creamy ivory linen combine in this delightful needlebook. Class schedule: May 1, 2024–May 29, 2024.

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  • Habsburg Netherlands, Dutch Republic, Batavian Republic, Kingdom of Holland, The Netherlands……so many names AND SO much needlework! Live Lecture Date: Saturday February 10, 2024 1PM Eastern Live Lecture Registration: January 22 - February 8, 2024 1PM Eastern

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  • March 15, 2024 - March 17, 2024
    Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch
    Auburn, ME

    We plan an exciting weekend of educational and fun classes and are happy to extend an invitation to all EGA members and stitchers to join us and experience early Spring in Maine along with the opportunity to enjoy the friendship and camaraderie of like-minded people.

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  • East Texas Embroiderers Guild 24th Biennial Needle Art Show

    March 22, 2024 - March 23, 2024
    Tyler Rose Garden Center
    Tyler, TX

    The East Texas Embroiderers’ Guild in Tyler Texas invited you to our Biennial Needleart Show!

  • March 22, 2024
    Green Bay Botanical Garden
    2600 Larsen Road
    Green Bay, WI 54303

    The Green Bay Area and Fox Valley Area chapters are combining to showcase member's needlework at the Green Bay Botanical Garden, 2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI. Visit the link below for more information.

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  • Metropolitan Region: MET Region Getaway 2024

    April 6, 2024 - April 7, 2024
    Courtyard by Marriott – Montvale
    100 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Montvale NJ, 07645

    More information coming soon! For more information contact Metropolitan region Education Chair Janice Meyers at

  • April 7, 2024 - April 11, 2024
    Doubletree by Hilton
    3003 Corporate West Dr Lisle
    IL 60532

    Hosted by the Waterfall Glen Chapter. Great Lakes Region announces faculty for Zen in the Glen Seminar 2024. Learn more below.

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  • This talk will look at the types of needlework found on buttons, with a focus on those found during the 19th century. Live Lecture Registration: March 25 - April 11, 2024 1PM Eastern

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  • April 18, 2024 - April 21, 2024

    More information coming soon!

    Carolinas Region Website
  • May 1, 2024 - May 4, 2024
    Santa Fe, NM

    Registration Now Open To All EGA Members.

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  • Use many different embroidery stitches to create a mandala-style design within a 6" (15.24cm) circle. Class schedule: August 7 - 21, 2024.

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  • May 3, 2024 - May 5, 2024
    Springfield, Illinois

    The Heartland Region of EGA Seminar 2024 Stitchin’ on Route 66 will be held May 3-5, 2024 in historic Springfield, Illinois.

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  • June 11, 2024 - June 15, 2024
    San Marcos, TX

    Seminar classes will encompass a variety of techniques, teachers, and projects, featuring something for all stitchers. Whether new to needlework or an experienced stitcher, you will find the perfect learning opportunity at Seminar 2024.

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  • July 19, 2024 - July 24, 2024
    Embassy Suites
    San Rafael, CA

    More information coming soon!

    GPR Website
  • August 14, 2024 - August 18, 2024
    Hilton Hotel
    255 Courtland Street
    Atlanta, GA

    The Tennessee Valley Region of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will be hosting the 2024 EGA National Seminar – Preserving Needle Art in Atlanta, Georgia. Registration is now open and will be available through noon EDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2024.

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  • August 16, 2024 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Atlanta Hilton Hotel
    255 Courtland St.
    Atlanta, GA

    Join the Tennessee Valley Region for Peachy Party, Share-A-Stitch 44! To register, download the registration form below.

    Registration Form
  • Liz Tapper was commissioned in 2021 to recreate the embroidery for a military dress coat. This is the story behind the process. Live Lecture Registration: August 19 - September 12, 2024 1PM Eastern

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  • October 3, 2024 - October 6, 2024

    More information coming soon!

    Carolinas Region Website
  • Metropolitan Region Seminar: Stitching at the MET Gala 2025

    April 26, 2025 - April 27, 2025
    Courtyard by Marriott – Montvale
    100 Chestnut Ridge Road
    Montvale NJ, 07645

    More information coming soon! For more information contact Metropolitan region Education Chair Janice Meyers at

  • Great Lakes Region Spring Retreat: Friends ‘N Stitches

    May 2, 2025 - May 4, 2025
    Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center
    Kent, OH

    The Great Lakes Region is pleased to announce that the Three Rivers Chapter will be hosting the Region’s Friends ‘N Stitches Spring Retreat May 2, 3 & 4, 2025 (Friday, Saturday & Sunday) at the Kent State University Hotel & Conference Center. More details to follow!

  • June 18, 2025 - June 22, 2025
    Aspire Hotel & Suites
    Gettysburg, PA

    The Mid-Atlantic Region of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will hold its 2025 Seminar, Stitching and Sowing Friendships, from June 18-25, 2025 at the Aspire Hotel & Suites, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Now calling for teaching proposals!

    Call for Proposals
  • June 20, 2025 - June 22, 2025
    Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center
    Olive Branch, MS

    The Tennessee Valley Region of EGA will hold its 2025 Seminar from June 20 to June 22, 2025 at the Whispering Woods Hotel and Conference Center in Olive Branch, Mississippi. Now calling for teaching proposals!

    Call for Proposals
  • November 12, 2025 - November 16, 2025
    Hilton Anatole
    Dallas, TX

    The South Central Region of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America will host the 2025 EGA National Seminar at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, Texas, November 12-16, 2025.  Now calling for teacher proposals!

    Call for Proposals