Gold Thread Award Deadline Approaching!

The May 1st deadline for nominating an EGA member for this most prestigious award is fast approaching.  If you know someone who exemplifies the purpose of our organization -- "to foster the highest standards of excellence in the practice of the art of embroidery through an active program of education and study" -- and who has given freely of her time and talents at the chapter and/or region level, please consider nominating that person for this award.  

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New Online Studio Class A Zentangle® Blackwork Journal

Zentangle is a relaxing and fun drawing technique that is beautifully interpreted in blackwork. Join our first Online Studio class, A Zentangle Blackwork Journal by Catherine Jordan, that combines blackwork patterning, texture, shading, and highlights in a small project that is easily finished. This class will expand your thinking about blackwork and the possibilities of small details that provide spectacular results!

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The Challenge featuring Judith Baker Montano

The Challenge: Think like a painter with fabric, thread and yarns. This challenge features the work of Judith Baker Montano. The Challenge/Challenge with a Twist program provides a bridge between working the designs of others and entering juried exhibitions with your original design. The program offers one-on-one encouragement, guidance, and evaluation on color and design with a nationally-recognized consultant. Designed to promote creativity for the participants, Challenge/Challenge with a Twist encourages participants to stretch the horizons of color and design at their own pace.

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frontpageEGA is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the study and preservation of the art of embroidery. Membership is open to anyone interested in needlework, from the beginner to the professional. Members work within local chapters or a member-at-large network to improve their skills and knowledge. Numerous opportunities are available to learn embroidery and needlework techniques, including chapter meetings, workshops, correspondence courses, certification programs, and national and regional seminars. In addition, we offer free projects, a youth program, a quarterly magazine, and national traveling exhibits.


For Teachers:
Call for Proposals - Online Courses: The Education Department would like to hear from needlework teachers who are interested in offering classes on our website.

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