Welcome to the Great Lakes Region!
Welcome to the website for the Great Lakes Region (GLR) of The Embroiderers' Guild of America! The GLR has local EGA Chapters in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, and parts of Illinois and Wisconsin.
If you are an experienced stitcher or just starting out, you are welcome to join us! Check out our Chapters menu to find a chapter near you.
GLR Seminar Information
Our 2015 Seminar, Flying Needles page has detailed information including the Seminar Brochure and Registration Form.
The Online Registration Form is also available, but you should review the Instructions before using it. You can view our Detailed Class Summary if you just want to see the class projects.
The seminar will be held April 26-30, 2015 at the Dayton Marriott in Dayton, Ohio.
EGA International Teachers
Several chapters are hosting classes taught by the EGA's touring International Teachers. Check out the Calendar for more information. Most groups need to confirm student counts before the end of July.
New Officers took office at the Spring Seminar in April, 2014. The officer list has been updated to reflect this. We thank all of our outgoing officers for their service, and look forward to supporting our new officers!
An update Chapter Officer list was posted as of September 2014. Also, the GLR sponsored Group Correspondence Course registration form and information are now available. Registration deadline has been extended to November 15, 2014.
And Welcome to Our Website!
The menu to your left will expand to show additional options in certain categories. Our Members Area has three sections.
- The Forms page has reporting forms for Dues, Outreach and Reimbursement and Income, as well as the Release Form for publishing personal information on the website and in the newsletter.
- The Website Updates page has information on what is required to request updates to this website, along with guidelines as to when the Release Form is required.
- The Documents page contains links to documents that contain sensitive contact information, such as the Chapter Officers List. Our Newsletters can be found on this page. The page uses a security challenge to prevent web reading programs from harvesting e-mail addresses and other contact information.
We welcome your suggestions on how to improve these pages!
EGA Policies require a signed release form for personal and copyrighted information posted on the website.
The GLR banner was designed by Charlotte McDonnell and stitched by members of the Monguagon Chapter.