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Great Lakes Region

The Embroiderers' Guild of America

Serving EGA Chapters in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan and parts of Illinois and Wisconsin

Seminars & Meetings

The GLR provides several education opportunities throughout the year. The largest event is the annual Seminar, held in the spring. There is also a class held in conjunction with the annual Fall Meeting. These events provide opportunities to learn new skills from nationally-known teachers in the company of other stitchers. Also, everyone gets to share ideas and experiences, and of course, have fun!

Use the menu links to find out more about our upcoming events, or check the Past Events page to see some of what you may have missed!

Upcoming Events

Chicago in Stitches, 7th International Embroidery Conference
The 7th International Embroidery Conference will be held at the
Crown Plaza Chicago West Loop
733 W. Madison
Chicago, IL 60661

A group of 6 lectures designed to introduce participants to noted experts in a variety of areas of embroidery.
More information on the program and registration can be found at this link.
EGA National Seminar
"Diamond Jubilee", Louisville, Kentucky
60th birthday year
10/13/18Indiana State Day
Hosted by the Sycamore Ridge Chapter. Mini Grace project (Ukranian Whitework) will be taught by Terri Bay at the Denver Baptist Church in Denver, Indiana. More information and registration form at this link
Registration deadline is August 25, 2018.
Illinois State Day
Hours are 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. both days
Hosted by the Windy City Chapter, Earthsong II will be taught by Ruthmarie Hofmann at the Loyola University Lake Shore campus. This mixed media class is suitable for all levels. More info at this link.
Contact: Lori Schreiber
Registration deadline is August 1, 2018.
Cost is $120 for EGA members and includes teaching fee, kit and Sunday lunch (Saturday lunch is on your own).
See Registration Form for details.
GLR Seminar
"Stitch to the Nines", hosted by the Monguagon Chapter, Dearborn, Michigan
Class information (4 Mb .pdf file)
Registration form
EGA National Seminar 2019
"Gateway to Stitching", St. Louis, Missouri
Future Events
2021EGA Seminar 2021
2021 National Seminar will be hosted by the Great Lakes Region

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