Great Lakes Region - General Information
The Great Lakes Region of The Embroiderers' Guild of America has over 1,100 members in 42 chapters across Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio and Wisconsin. Chapters offer monthly programs including lectures, hands-on projects, demonstrations, field trips and community projects. Chapters may also offer stitch-ins, Group Correspondence Courses, workshops, special interest groups and the fellowship of other stitchers. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in needlework.
Visitors are encouraged and welcome at our chapter meetings!
Our Mission is to inspire passion for the needle arts through education and the celebration of its heritage.
The purpose of this Region shall be to foster the highest standards of excellence in the practice of the art of embroidery through an active program of education and study, and to preserve the heritage of the art of embroidery, to serve as a link between chapters and the national organization, to aid in effective cooperation and communication among its member chapters, and to provide for progression of leadership.