Atlanta Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America

The mission of The Embroiderers' Guild of America is to inspire passion for the needle arts

through education and the celebration of its heritage. 

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Schedule of Events

All EGA members are welcome to join chapter events. Newcomers are welcome to attend 2 events before being asked to join. 
  1. Druid Hills Stitch In
    10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members and guests are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 2nd Tuesday of most months at a member's home in the Northlake-Tucker area from 10:00 AM to 2 PM. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Chips, drinks and desserts are provided. Email for more information.
  1. BIGERS (Beading Interest Group)
    10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a beading interest group that meets monthly at various locations around the metro Atlanta area. June's meeting will be taking place at a member's home in Peachtree Corners. Bring your work in progress and a sack lunch. For more information, please contact Toni at
  1. Hardanger Interest Group
    10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The Hardanger interest group meets at 10:00 a.m. on the third Monday of each month at First Baptist Church in Athens. The meetings are designed to bring people together who have a love for or interest in the art of Hardanger. Individual stitches are discussed at member's requests. Anyone interested in learning the basic stitches as well as the more advanced ones is welcome to join us. Interested? Contact Janice Love at for more information and put the word Hardanger in the subject line.
  1. Stitching with a Twist (SWAT)
    10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Stitch up something using your favorite method of achieving texture or continue to work on your diary page for the next meeting in June. Please note that our regular meeting has been moved to accomodate those members attending regional seminar. Meetings are held at a member's home in East Cobb. As usual bring your lunch and your imagination! Please email for further information. Come join us - it's so much fun and open to all EGA Dogwood members!
  1. Share a Stitch XXXVIII Regional Seminar 2018
    June 21 - 24
    Share A Stitch, Tennessee Valley Region's regional seminar, "Blooming Stitches" will run from June 21st through June 24th, 2018. Teachers include Terri Bay, Kurdy Biggs, Mendie Cannon, Diane Hertzler, Deanna Powell, Canby Smith Robertson, Kim Sanders, Catherine Theron and Lois Threlkeld. This regional seminar will be offering a variety of classes and be held at the Meadowview Conference Resort (Mariott) in Kingsport, TN. Registration and class information can be at
  1. Athens Stitch In
    10 a.m. to noon
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Sometimes there's a small educational project included. Meets on the 4th Monday of most months at the First Baptist Church of Athens, 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA from 10 a.m. until lunch time. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email for more information.
  1. Jonesboro Stitch In
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 4th Wednesday of most months at the subdivision clubhouse located next to 7541 Elliott Dr., Jonesboro, GA from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. Enter from the left side of the building - there is no mailbox with a number on the building. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email for more information.
  1. Annual Giant Stitch In & Stash Sale
    9:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    The Dogwood Chapter's annual Giant Stitch In and Stash Sale is a great time to clean out your stash to donate to the chapter's stash sale while at the same time, finding new treasures at discount prices. Spend the day stitching with others and having a great time. This event is open to all stitchers - you don't have to be an EGA member to come. Perimeter Church, 9500 Medlock Bridge Rd., Johns Creek, GA
  1. Roswell Stitch In
    10 AM to 1 PM
    This meeting is the annual picnic on the porch at a member's lovely home in Berkeley Lake. All are asked to bring a dish to share for lunch on the porch overlooking Berkeley Lake. Bring a work in progress and prepare to have a wonderful morning stitching, sharing and eating. For information, email
  1. Dogwood Chapter Meeting
    2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Monthly Chapter meeting at Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA), 3420 W. Hospital Ave., Chamblee 30341. Come join the fun at our monthly chapter meeting - program topic to be announced.
  1. Catherine Jordan Lecture
    Friday, September 14th 10 AM to noon
    Join us for the chapter's third quarterly meeting and enjoy our guest lecturer, Catherine Jordan as she presents her lecture entitled "Plan to Finish First". Lecture and meeting to be held at the North Fulton Government Service Center, 7741 Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs, GA. Attendance is free for all EGA Dogwood Members
  1. Catherine Jordan Workshop
    Saturday and Sunday, Sept 15th and 16th
    This is a 2 day workshop with Catherine Jordan. The subject of this workshop is a pulled, counted and drawn thread design on linen banding that will wrap around a glass box. This 2 day workshop will be held at the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance in Chamblee. Registration will be available in member newsletters. SAVE THE DATE! Registration information coming soon.
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  1. National Seminar 2018 - Diamond Jubilee
    October 3 - October 7
    National seminar will be held in Louisville, KY - home office for EGA. This year will mark the Diamond Jubilee (60TH anniversary of EGA) and you won't want to miss it! National Seminar information may be found at
  1. EGA Dogwood Chapter Christmas Luncheon
    10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is the annual Chapter Christmas luncheon, where the chapter holds it's final quarterly meeting of the year, elects and installs new board members and enjoys a wonderful traditional sit down luncheon. Members are offered the opportunity to participate in a gift swap as well. The luncheon will be held at the Atlanta Athletic Club located at 1930 Bobby Jones Dr., Johns Creek, GA 30097. Invitations will be mailed in November.