Embroiderers' Guild of America, Dayton OH Chapter

                     Dayton Ohio EGA Chapter Welcomes You ! 

Our 2017 Programs are listed below 
Our current quarterly newsletter:

Needle Notes  October 2017

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EGA Dayton Ohio Chapter was formed in 1975 and is part of the Great Lakes Region. There are three EGA Dayton groups and each group meets monthly:

The Wednesday Group
meets the second Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m., Christ United Methodist Church, Room 116, 3440 Shroyer Road, Kettering, OH 45429. Dutch treat lunch nearby follows at noon. Contact Ann Madges.

The Saturday Stitchers meet at 10:00 a.m. on the third Saturday of each month, Room 116 Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Road, Kettering, OH 45429. Contact Jean Paterson.

The Satellite Stitchers meet 1st Wednesday (except July, August and December), 9:30 a.m. at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1801 St. Paris, Springfield OH. Contact Bette Kelley.  

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The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., (EGA), formed for the express purpose of fostering the art of needlework and associated arts, is made up of 13 regions across the US and Canada and is comprised of 345 chapters, including a cyberspace chapter, with international representation among the nearly 16,000 members. EGA is a not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Louisville KY.
The mission of EGA is to stimulate appreciation for and celebrate the heritage of embroidery by advancing the highest standards of excellence in its practice through education, exhibition, preservation, collection and research.


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EGA Dayton Chapter Programs 2017

Wednesday Group Programs: 
January: Bette Kelley shares Edwardian/Victorian clothing from Wittenberg
February: Jana Bass explores EGA education opportunities and introduces a correspondence course she will lead
March: Cecilia Wertheimer showcases an embroidered bear
April: Paula Stibich lectures on Colcha embroidery
May: Jane K explains a project in Kogin embroidery
June: Bring your favorite piece you have stitched
July: Carry-in lunch at Cecilia's
August: Marilyn Doyle discusses 'Corsets and Crinolines'
September: Susan Wells introduces Basic Hardanger that becomes a biscornu
October: Biscornu project continues. There is an option to do it in counted thread.
November: Finish and share Biscornu project
December: Guild Christmas Party!

Saturday Stitchers Programs:
January: Stitch-In
February: EGA Education: Jana
March: Bear Project: Cecilia
April: Colcha: Paula S.
May: Kogin Embroidery: Jane K.
June: Stitch-In
July: Stitch-In
August: Corsets & Crinolines: Marylyn
September: Hardanger: Susan W.
October: Hardanger continues
November: Hardanger finishes
December: Guild Christmas Party, Dec. 2, 11:00 a.m., Foster Hall

Satellite Stitchers Programs: Fun and Learning for All
January- Victorian & Edwardian clothes -- up close and personal: Bette
February- Blackwork; Show & Tell: Sue/Bette
March- How to draw blackwork patterns: Sue
April- Stitching blackwork patterns: Sue
May- Stumpwork Ornament: Bette
June- Leather Needlebook: Eileen
July- Stitch on your own
August- Planning for 2018
September- Field Trip: Melanie
October- Temari Ball: Sharon
November- Temari Ball, too: Sharon
December - Guild Christmas Party, 11:30 a.m., December 6, Teaberries


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