*deceased     ** first national seminar    ***first chapter hosted seminar    ****first region hosted seminar 

Year  Theme   Location Chair(s)  Host
1963   Seminar Salisbury, CT Margaret Parshall* EGA BOD
1969
Seminar, aka "Williamsburg Seminar"                          
Williamsburg, VA
Barbara (Bobbie) Pilling*
EGA BOD**
1970
Fall Seminar
Vergennes, VT
Peg Lunt*
EGA BOD
1971
Fall Seminar
Wilmington, DE
Minda DuPont*
EGA BOD
1972 Fall Seminar Dearborn, MI Vivian White EGA BOD
1973 Fall Seminar Pasadena, CA Chottie Alderson* Southern California Chapter***
1974 Fall Seminar Portsmouth, NH Anne Norton; Cynthia Tribelhorn Connecticut River Valley Chapter
1975 Georgia Peach Pine Mountain, GA   Betty Moye Georgia Chapter
1976 Seminar '76 Houston, TX Carol Cheney Houston Embroiderers' Guild
1977 Climb Every Mountain Denver, CO Darlene Locke Colorado, Centennial, Foothills & Pikes Peak Chapters
1978 It's a Wonderful Town New York, NY Adela Busch* Manhattan Chapter
1979 Leave Your Heart in San Francisco San Francisco, CA Jane Gilbert Santa Clara Valley Chapter
1980 A Lone Star Stitch-in Dallas, TX May Reed Dallas Needlework & Textile Guild
1981 A Renaissance in Stitching Dearborn, MI Shay Pendray Dearborn Fairlane Chapter
1982 Welcome to Our World Orlando, FL Martha Ellis* Central Florida Chapter
1983 Life, Liberty & Pursuit of Happiness Philadelphia, PA Barbara (Bobbie) Pilling* Philadelphia Area Chapter
1984 Forum '84 St. Louis, MO Loraine Meyer No host forum instead of the annual seminar.
1985 A Fiesta in Stitchery San Antonio, TX Jerry Hess San Antonio Needlework Guild
1986 Southern Reflections Atlanta, GA Genie Patterson Dogwood Chapter
1987 Autumn Splendor Parsippany, NJ Penny Berman Metropolitan Region****
1988 A Celebration - 30th anniversary Louisville, KY Loraine Meyer National EGA
1989 Pacific Jewels Newport Beach, CA Norah Planck* Pacific Southwestern Region
1990 Grand Ole Seminar Nashville, TN Harriet Neal National EGA
1991 Nothin' Could Be Finer Greensboro, NC Jeanette Lovensheimer Carolinas Region
1992 Circle City Treasures Indianapolis, IN Jean Blevins*  Indianapolis Chapter
1993 Heartland afFair Des Moines, IA Joanne Hunt Heartland Region
1994 Stitches Across Time Williamsburg, VA Rosemary Kostanzek Mid-Atlantic Region
1995 Rocky Mountain Rendezvous Denver, CO Barbara Loftus Rocky Mountain Region
1996 Sea to Shining Sea San Francisco, CA Barbara Haberly Greater Pacific Region
1997 Stitchin' & All That Jazz New Orleans, LA Nancy Willis* South Central Region
1998 Celebrate! 1958-1998 - 40th anniversary Louisville, KY Judy Jeroy EGA National
1999 A New England Sampling Danvers, MA Rachel Atkinson New England Region
2000 Stitching into a New Century Orlando, FL Margaret Kinsey Sun Region
2001 A Stitching Odyssey Newport Beach, CA  

Virginia Miller*; BettyLou Pendleton (acting chair August-October 2001)

Pacific Southwestern Region
2002 Moonlight & Magnolias Hilton Head Island, SC Jeanette Lovensheimer Carolinas Region
2003 Stitchers in the Rye Rye Brook, NY Jane Gordon Metropolitan Region
2004 Heartland Harvest Minneapolis, MN Theresa Lang Heartland Region
2005 Stitching Southern Style Atlanta, GA Donna Smith Tennessee Valley Region
2006 Gentle Pursuits Richmond, VA Marie Campbell Mid-Atlantic Region
2007 That Needlin' Town Chicago, IL Anne Freiburger Great Lakes Region
2008 Golden Gala - 50th anniversary   Louisville, KY Armida Taylor National EGA
2009 Bridges to Stitching Pittsburgh, PA Betty Berkebile Mid-Eastern Region
2010 Stitching on the Barbary Coast San Francisco, CA Mike Swan Greater Pacific Region
2011 Flamingo Fandango Naples, FL Donna Christie Sun Region
2012 Santa Fe Enchantment Santa Fe, NM Caela Conn Tyler Rocky Mountain Region
2013 Winner by a Stitch - 55th anniversary Louisville, KY Judy Badger National EGA
2014 Dreams & Legends Phoenix, AZ Pat Correz Pacific Southwestern Region
2015 Stitching Fiesta San Antonio, TX Joy Cobb South Central Region
2016 Star Spangled Seminar 2016 Arlington, VA Judy Jeroy Mid-Atlantic Region
2017 Blue Ridge Rendezvous Asheville, NC Julie Anderson Carolinas Region
2018 EGA's Diamond Anniversary year[60th]  Louisville, KY  Armida Taylor National EGA
2019       Heartland Region
2020       New England Region
2021       Great Lakes Region 

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