Region Mini Classes 2022
Welcome to the Region Mini-Classes Page!
The Metropolitan Region EGA will be hosting three Mini-Classes at the 2022 National Seminar on Tuesday evening, August 23, 2022 at the Marriott Marquis NYC Hotel.
Registration for these classes is separate from seminar registration and requires this Registration Form. All registrations received are on a first come, first served basis.
Take a look and make sure to click on the thumbnail for each class to see the full image.
Start Seminar 2022 off with one of these great classes!
Questions about the MET Region Mini-Classes can be addressed to Mary Beth Vetter Purcell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MET1: Why You Need a Little Yellow in Your Life LectureTaught by Jacqui Clarkson (view bio)
Jacqui Clarkson has taught for EGA, ANG, quilt guilds, a Fine Arts college and museums in Canada and the United States. Her workshop and lecture topics range from Sashiko, threads, to historical aspects of needlework. She has designed pieces for national thread and fabric companies, and for national magazines and needlework books. She has been published in the ANG magazine. Jacqui is a Journeyman Level II in the Master Teacher Program of ANG. She has served in leadership roles within local and region level of EGA and ANG.August 23, 2022 | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pmMarriott Marquis NYC Hotel
MET2: Ruby Chrysanthemum Button Shawl PinTaught by Pat Olski (view bio)
Pat is a professional needlecraft designer, writer, lecturer, and instructor. Her designs and articles, which span an array of topics from traditional needlework techniques to current knitwear trends, have appeared in many books and magazines including Piecework, Vogue Knitting, Knit Simple, and Australia’s Inspirations Magazine. She loves to teach, and has taught sold out classes in knitting, crocheting, embroidery, and Dorset button making for years. The author of ten yarn craft books; her newest book Crafting Thread Shawl Pins was published in March of 2022. Her history, reference, and project-based title Creating Dorset Buttons will be published in winter 2022-23.
Pat lives with her family in New Jersey, is a member of the Monmouth Chapter EGA and is the president of the Bergen Knitters Guild. She always scans her workroom floor for needles before she takes a single step. Please visit Pat at www.YarnWhirled.com and @ YarnWhirled on Instagram.
Her website is www.YarnWhirled.comAugust 23, 2022 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmMarriott Marquis NYC Hotel
MET3: SnowflakeTaught by Vicky Witterschein (view bio)
Vicky loves to design layered needlework that combines counted groundwork with other techniques such as surface embroidery, felting, blackwork and ribbon work. She has taught her designs for both EGA and ANG. Needlepoint Now published Vicky’s Pretty Posies design in the March 2020 issue. Currently, she is finishing up Level 3 of the NAN Teaching Certification Program. Vicky was an elementary school teacher and is now excited to combine the fun of designing with that of teaching!August 23, 2022 | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmMarriott Marquis NYC Hotel