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  • Explore Elizabethan embroidery techniques with this beginner-friendly project designed by Margaret Kinsey: A Strawberry for Elizabeth I! This style of embroidery is done in silk, metals, precious stones, particularly pearls and other beautiful sparkly things. The stitches are varied from simple couching to braided stitches using gold metals. Elizabeth’s Strawberry is a beginning piece. Some […]

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  • The magical warmth of lights in the cold, snowy winter months glow in this peaceful and engaging design. A splendor of stitches and the palette of blues and purples are complemented by the fiery, orange and gold flames. Learn some new stitches or possibly, new adaptations on some known stitches plus, you get to try out mesh tubing as an embellishment to your piece. Registration: March 3 – April 7, 2021 | Class schedule: June – June 23, 2021

  • A historical look at the colcha embroidery stitch and how it came into existence in the New World of Spain in the 16th century.  Date: May 8, 2021 1PM Eastern | Registration opens: April 12, 2021 1PM Eastern

  • Join us for an engaging talk on the history and culture of folk embroidery from three different countries in Europe and the people keeping traditions alive today. Date: April 10, 2021 1PM Eastern | Registration opens: March 15, 2021 1PM Eastern

  • Are you curious about Sashiko? Is there more than Sashiko?, Hitomezashi?, Kogin?, Boro? What are these? What am I stitching? Please join me as I share my journey of discovering Sashiko, it’s history and how we are embracing it in today’s needlework world. Date: March 13, 2021 1PM Eastern | Registration opens: February 15, 2021 1PM Eastern

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  • Skyllkill Chapter’s Art of the Needle Show

    March 25, 2022 - March 27, 2022
    Locust Grove Conference Center
    2683 South Road
    Poughkeepsie NY

    Art of the Needle, the Skyllkill Chapter's Biannual show will showcase members needlework from 4 years worth of stitching! We will be celebrating a huge display of beautiful needlework.

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  • The Education Department is pleased to announce the addition of our latest Group Correspondence Course Bargello and Design with Gail Stafford. Our GCCs are correspondence courses available for groups of up to 20 EGA members. Visit our Group Correspondence Courses to learn more about how GCCs work and to see the list of available courses. […]