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New England Region - The Embroiderers' Guild of America

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont

Welcome!

to the Web site of The New England Region of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. (EGA). We invite you to come join us, sharing our love of stitching, as we preserve the needle art of embroidery and participate in educational programs. EGA has approximately 20,000 members in 354 chapters in 13 Regions scattered across the United States, plus one chapter on-line. Our National Headquarters and the Margaret Parshall Gallery are located in Louisville, Kentucky.

The New England Region Inc., affectionately known by its members as NER, has approximately 875 members in 12 chapters. These chapters and their area groups are located in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.

As a region, we offer Group Correspondence Courses, a Region Day educational program or tour and other educational opportunities. A multi-day seminar or stitch-in is held each year giving region members a chance to study with nationally recognized teachers.

Don’t forget to remind new members that we have a beautiful NER pin. Then pick up pins for members, both new and old, who would like one. The cost per pin is $5.00.

Message from NER Director

Hi Everyone!


After a very long wait, it appears that summer has finally arrived! And for me, that means
choosing a colorful, fun, project to work on. As some choose their favorite “summer read” I
choose a summer stitching project. In a last minute decision, I signed up for a class called
“In the Garden” with Celeste Chalasani at Merrimack Valley’s Seminar last weekend in
Billerica. It was a great time, and I’ve begun a beautiful, brightly colored 3 dimensional
embroidery piece that will be my summer project.


So, my question to you is, what will your summer project be? As you choose those projects
and work on them, send me pictures of your progress – I’d love to share them on our NER
Facebook page!
Happy stitching!


Beth

Opportunity Drawing Tickets are now available through Beth Lindsay. The winner
will receive an All Expense Paid Trip to Seminar 2015 in San Antonio, TX.
Tickets are $10 a piece. The winning tickets will be drawn at the closing banquet of
the 2014 Seminar, winner need not to be present to win. To purchase tickets,
contact Beth at crewelgirl45@comcastnet.

 

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For keeping the NER website up-to-date, Chapters should send non-calendar information and announcements to Beth Lindsay before the due date of November 8, 2014. Send to crewelgirl45@comcast.net with “NER Website Update Information” in the subject line.

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