Stitching Across the United States: 9 Needlework Events to Check out in 2023

2023 is filled with needlework opportunities for you! Our regions and chapters have been hard at work planning seminars, exhibits and retreats for stitchers all across the United States. Below you will find a list of upcoming events with open or upcoming registration. Visit the link for each event for the latest updates and to learn more about their registration process, see classes and more.

EGA Headquarters
2023 EGA Exhibition: Honoring Our Teachers and Leaders

The exhibition is to honor our teachers and leaders while featuring items from our Collection. There are forty-seven pieces on display that were stitched by thirty-one embroiderers. Thirty-nine of the pieces are from the EGA Collection. Headquarters will be closed on May 5 and May 29, 2023.

Location: EGA Headquarters, 1205 East Washington Street, Suite 104, Louisville, KY, 40206
Date: February 1, 2023 – June 30, 2023
Learn more

Cedar Valley Chapter
Showcase of the Needle Arts

The Cedar Valley Chapter invites you to see a display of at least 500 embroidered pieces, including various examples of Program offerings, Group Correspondence Courses, and Community Outreach samples.

Location: American Legion, Marion IA
Date: April 28-30, 2023
Learn more

Great Lakes Region Retreat
Friends ‘N Stitches

The Town & Country Chapter is pleased to be hosting the upcoming Great Lakes Region Retreat. Come stitch with us!

Location: Kent State University Hotel & Convention Center, Kent, OH
Date: April 28, 2023 – April 30, 2023
Registration closes: March 1, 2023
Learn more

Tennessee Valley Region Seminar 2023
Forward to the Past

Join the Tennessee Valley Region for Share-A-Stitch 43!

Location: Carson Springs Conference Center, Newport, TN
Date: May 18, 2023 – May 21, 2023
Registration closes: March 1, 2023
See the Workshop Offerings | See the Registration Form

Carolinas Region Spring Seminar
Crossing the Carolinas

Early Registration for members of a CAR chapter has started; registration for others will start on February 16 and run until March 15. We look forward to seeing you!

Location: Village Event Center, Clemmons, NC
Date: June 2, 2023 – June 4, 2023
Registration closes: March 15, 2023
See the Brochure

South Central Region Seminar 2023
Sugar Land Express

Hosted by the Houston Embroiderers’ Guild. You are in for a real treat not only of learning, but revisiting and making new friends, and shopping (who doesn’t like to shop). Sugar Land has a great deal to offer including many restaurants within walking distance of the Sugar Land Marriott Hotel.

Location: Marriott Town Square, Sugar Land, Texas
Date: June 6, 2023 – June 10, 2023
Registration closes: March 31, 2023
Learn more

Heartland Region Seminar 2023
Stitch for the Stars

Don’t miss exciting classes by teachers Celeste Chalasani, Laura Smith and Kay Stanis!

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Date: June 8, 2023 – June 11, 2023
Registration closes: March 1, 2023
See the Brochure | Registration Form

EGA Headquarters
National Exhibit: Through the Needle’s Eye

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.

Location: EGA Headquarters, 1205 East Washington Street, Suite 104, Louisville, KY, 40206
Date: July 15, 2023 – December 31, 2023
Learn more

EGA National Seminar 2023
Boston Stitch Party

Needlework Events

The New England Region invites you to Boston for the 2023 EGA National Seminar, Boston Stitch Party. We have 72 classes for you to choose from, that represent a wide variety of techniques from basic to advanced. Open registration starts March 11, 2023 at noon EST.

Location: Sheraton, 39 Dalton St., Boston, MA
Date: September 1, 2023 – September 5, 2023
Open registration starts March 11, 2023 at noon EST. Sign up here to receive a reminder the day Open Registration starts.
Learn more

Coming up in 2024
Save the date for our National Seminar 2024: Preserving Needle Art

National Seminar 2024: Preserving Needle Art

Location:  Hilton Hotel, 255 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA
Date: August 14, 2024 – August 18, 2024
Learn more (Sign up here to receive a reminder when Early Registration starts!)

Visit our Events page for a complete list of upcoming events.

The piece featured at the top is called Wave, stitched by Cecile P. Carver and is part of our Permanent Collection. Take a closer look!


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