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   Embroidery, Color, Mixed Media - Celebrating 50 Years of Stitching                    





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Cabarrus Art Guild, Concord, NC Batik Demonstration and Class

Sunday, Nov 12 at 2 pm Wax Batik Demonstration (free and open to the public)

Sat, Feb 17, 2018 Wax Batik Class

 11 Union St, Suite Lower Level 202, Concord, NC

For class info or to register, visit or call 704-795-1901



 Rescheduled!     Mooresville Centerpiece Quilters' Guild Slide Lecture     Rescheduled!

Monday, March 12, 2018 at 10 a.m. - Slide Lecture including 3 page handout with media attached and lots of examples to see

Quilting with Mixed Media for Effective Designs

Charles Mack Citizen Center, 202 North Church St, Mooresville, NC

Room E     For directions: 704-662-3337


Salt Marsh Workshop with Antelope Island Inspiration Day

Salt Lake City, UT

Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20, 9:30 - 4:30

Register by March 1, 2018.  For details, contact Susan Dawson at

A day trip to Antelope Island features a lovely salt marsh that can serve as inspiration. Then, we will do a two day Salt Marsh class. Develop color confidence with paint and stitches as you capture the peaceful atmosphere of the salt marsh, a cradle of birth for many creatures. You'll learn to paint the design on silk using the Serti technique. Resist protects white areas first and then is washed away after painting. Textural contrast develops between the smooth painted sky and water and the rough stitched grasses.  Subtle color concepts include perspective, value contrast, temperature contrast, and the use of color passages to unify the design.

Carolinas Region EGA 2018 at Ridgecrest near Black Mountain, NC

Fri, June 1 - Sun, June 3, 2018

Batik to Stitch, a 2 day class for all levels

Images include your choice of turtle (shown), dragonfly, butterfly, and irises.


Greater Pacific Region EGA 2018 Faculty

Days of Vines and Stitches July 20-25, 2018 in the Heart of Sonoma's Wine Country





Three Unique EGA Correspondence Courses- For Your Chapter or as an Individual in EGA’s Quarterly Lightning Rounds

Mark & Paint on Canvas & Fabric                                    Embroidery with Mixed Media                                      Taming the Stash Monster


Taming the Stash Monster, an EGA Correspondence Cours

Is the Stash Monster taking over your closet, room ... house?  Do you feel stalled with a box full of UFO’s (UnFinished Objects) and a stash of beautiful projects, threads, canvases, fabrics, beads, and more?  This course can help you get your stash under control.  First, define your preferences so that you can decide what YOU want to keep in your stash (and what you can remove).  Three ways of clearing your stash are given, depending on how much stash you need to remove.  Resources are provided for donating or selling eliminated items.  You’ll learn the requirements for archival storage, ways to prevent or solve stash problems such as insects, mildew, and fading. This course will help you make your stash work more effectively for you!  More information at



Other Correspondence Courses for the Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.

Use the Classes button at left to see detailed class descriptions.





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