CyberStitchers Meetings:

December 10-15, 2015:

Board meeting of CyberStitchers from 9PM (ET) Thursday, December 10 through 9PM (ET) Tuesday, December 15.

January 14-19, 2016:

General meeting of CyberStitchers from 9PM (ET) Thursday, January 14 through 9PM (ET) Tuesday, January 19.

February 11-16, 2016:

Board meeting of CyberStitchers from 9PM (ET) Thursday, February 11 through 9PM (ET) Tuesday, February 16.

March 10-15, 2016:

General meeting of CyberStitchers from 9PM (ET) Thursday, March 10 through 9PM (ET) Tuesday, March 15.

Regional and National:


TVR Region Seminar:

Share-a-Stitch XXXVI
June 23-26, 2016 in Huntsville, AL

Other Regions:

Stitchers' Retreats:

Mid-Atlantic Region
Camp Wannastitch
Stitchers' Retreat
   Deadline for registration is December 15!
The registrations for Camp Wannastitch 2016 are rolling in! I believe this year we will have the largest group we've ever had. So pack your bags and get ready for a great retreat! I've received some questions about how to register so this is intended to provide all the necessary information on how to fill out and send in your coupon.
  1. Use the coupon that was included in the  
    Mid-Atlantic Region Newsletter (MARN).
  2. Fill in the coupon with your information, including: Name, Chapter, Home Address, 


    Email, Phone, Emergency Contact Name, and Emergency Contact Phone Number.
  3. Write a check for $10 payable to: "MAR EGA".
  4. Mail the check and the completed coupon to the Camp Wannastitch Coordinator (below).
  5. Deadline for registration is December 15, 2015.
  6. There will be no refunds of the registration fee.
  7. Don't forget the stitching room at the Clarion will be available for early 
    birds starting at 4 pm on Thursday.
  8. Once registered, you will receive an email confirmation that your registration was 


  9. Don't forget to contact the Clarion directly to reserve your room:
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau 1-800-638-2100
Ask for the "Camp Wannastitch Rate"
Double Rooms are $82 per night + tax for two people.
Additional people in the room are $15 each.
If there are any questions, please contact the Camp Wannastitch Coordinator:
Ann Wilson
PO Box 8155
Fredericksburg, VA 22404
Phone: 540.322.3608

Call for Proposals:

Call for Proposals
2017 New England Region Seminar
Shell We Stitch?
Deadline for Submission: December 15, 2015
The New England Region, EGA Seminar "Shell We Stitch?" , sponsored by SOME Chapter will be held April 28, 29, and 30, 2017 at The Cliff House Resort and Spa in Ogunquit, Maine.  Proposals are being sought for one and two day classes in a wide variety of stitching disciplines and for all ability levels. Teacher compensation will be $325 per teaching day and with shared hotel accomodation (double occupancy). A travel allowance will cover the lower of economy round trip airfare or mileage at the IRS rate in effect at the time of the contract.  Meals will also be provided.  Please contact Marjie Thompson, Dean of Faculty, for more information. Proposals may be mailed or sent electronically.
Visit the NER Website for more information.

Call for Proposals
 Deadline for Submission: January 15, 2016
June 7 - 10, 2017
Sugar Land, Texas
The South Central Region EGA Seminar, Gone Stitchin', sponsored by Tip of Texas Chapter will be held June 7-10, 2017 at the Marriott Sugar Land Square, Sugar Land Texas.  Proposals are being sought for a variety of one, two, and three day classes in a variety of techniques and proficiency levels. Classes will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.  Teacher compensation will be $375 per teaching day, and allowances for hotel accommodations, travel, and meals. Submit proposal(s) with picture or sketch electronically or by postal service, whichever is convenient for you. 
For questions, contact Lea Peacock, Dean of Faculty. 
Visit the SCR EGA 2017 Seminar website for more information.

Call for Proposals: 
PSR 2017 Seminar, 
Stitch and Play at Mandalay
Oxnard, California
October 19-21, 2017
Pacific Southwest Region (PSR) will be hosting a region seminar at the Embassy Suites at Mandalay Beach in Oxnard, California from October 19th to 21st in 2017.  We will be having 3-day, 2-day, and 1-day classes utilizing various needlework techniques.  The hotel is on the beach, all meals will be included as well as a free happy hour each day.  Teacher compensation will be $350/day with shared hotel accommodations (double occupancy).  All rooms are suites with 2 restrooms.  A travel allowance will cover the lower of economy round trip airfare or mileage at the IRS rate in effect at the time of the contract. 
We are looking for proposals from teachers for classes of any length to fill the 3-day timeframe.  If proposing one day classes, please submit at least two classes. The projects do not have to be beach themed. 
Proposals are due by June 15, 2016 and may be mailed or sent electronically.  A "Universal Proposal" form is available by contacting Judie Neufeld, Faculty Chair, below.
If you have any questions or require additional information, please contact:
            Judie Neufeld
            932 Charles Street
            Grover Beach, CA 93433
            (805) 441-4612

Regional Seminars:

MER 2016 Seminar
Spring Fling Redux
April 22-24, 2016
The 2016 Mid-Eastern Region Seminar, Spring Fling Redux, will be held on April 22-24, 2016 in East Aurora, New York at Christ the King Seminary.  
For more information, please contact Mary Ellen Martin at or see the full brochure here. Visit the MER website for more information.

Please contact Carmen Heare at 330-923-1615 with questions!
For more information, visit   


April 24 - 28, 2016. Great Lakes Region Seminar 2016:

At the Sheraton in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. Dates are  Their theme is cute and creative --"Birds of a Feather Stitch Together." The website is
Registration details are not up yet, but will be soon. Hint: One of our members is teaching there! 
Sun Region 2016 Seminar 
Red Sails in the Sunset
St. Petersburg, Florida
April 28-May 1, 2016
Red Sails in the Sunset will be held at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront Hotel in 
St. Petersburg, FLorida.  
For more information, visit

Heartland Region 2016 Seminar
Stitch Your Way to the Tri-States
Dubuque, Iowa
April 29-May 1, 2016 
The spring mini-seminar will be held at the Shalom Retreat Center in Dubuque.  For more information, or see the seminar information packet here.

Carolinas Region 2016 Seminar 
Stitchin' on the Ridge
Ridgecrest, N.C.
June 3-5, 2016
Stitchin' on the Ridge will be held at the 
Ridgecrest Conference Center, Ridgecrest, North Carolina.  
For more information, contact Janet Noble or 

June 15 - 18, 2016 South Central Region Seminar 2016:
In Dallas, TX  There are many 2-day and 1-day classes. The theme is "Boots and Bluebonnets" and the logo is so snazzy that I'd order seminar merchandise even if I weren't going!  
The Seminar brochure is here: 
Hint: One of our members is teaching a 3 day class!

2016 SCR Seminar 

                            Boots & Bluebonnets

June 15-18, 2016

Registration is open!


Make plans now to come to Dallas next June to enjoy that famous Texas hospitality along with outstanding classes from 17 teachers, fun mini classes, delicious food, and an all-around good time! Download the registration form here.  For more information, visit!


Polish your cowboy boots and get ready for a fun week in Dallas!  We look forward to seeing you there!

GPR 2016 Seminar
A Cascade of Stitches
Eugene, Oregon
June 17-22, 2016 
A Cascade of Stitches, the GPR Seminar, will be held in Eugene Oregon June 17-22, 2016.  We have a fabulous set of teachers offering a variety of interesting techniques.  There are challenges, exhibits, shopping plans that will make this a memorable Seminar. 
Registration begins January 1, 2016.  Visit the seminar web page for a list of classes and activities.  Come join us; you will love Eugene! 
For more information visit

Email Peggy Huffline with questions!
For more information, visit

RMR 2016 Seminar 
Stitching in a Woodland Garden...Where Needle, Thread, and Friends Meet
Colorado Springs, Colorado
August 25-27, 2016
Stitching in a Woodland Garden...Where Needle, Thread, and Friends Meet will be  held at the Marriott in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
For more information, visit

Please join the Southern Maine Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America and Make some waves on the coast of Maine!
April 28 - 30, 2017
Ogunquit, Maine
The Cliff House Resort and Spa 
Member Exhibit, Merchandise Mart, 
Teaser embroidery projects in upcoming NER, Newsletters designed by Denise Harrington Pratt, Outstanding Teachers, Crazy Quilt Lecture
For more information, please contact the Seminar Chair, Barbara Hepburn via email or at 207-583-2821.

Save the Date!
Sweet Stitch Chicago 
GLR 2017 Seminar
Chicago, IL
May 6-10, 2017 
The Great Lakes Region of the Embroiderers' Guild of America will hold its 2017 seminar from May 6-10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois at the Chicago Marriott O'Hare. Sweet Stitch Chicago is hosted by the Windy City (Chicago) chapter.  Visit the GLR Seminar 2017 page for more information.

 Save the Date
Save the Date
June 7 - 10, 2017
Marriott Sugar Land Square
Sugar Land, Texas
For more information, contact Tamara Cowen 

Needlework Shows:

April 1-3, 2016, Art of the Needle 2016:

21st Biennial Needle Art Exhibit presented by 
Skyllkill Needlework Chapter, 
The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.
Hudson Valley, New York 
April 1-3, 2016, Fri. Sat. Sun. 10-4
New Location: Locust Grove
2683 South Road (Route 9), Poughkeepsie, N.Y. 12601








Non-EGA ​ Events:

Downton Abbey Costume Exhibition Tour

For information go to  

The remaining schedule is:
Richmond, VA, Virginia Historical Society, October 2015 - January 2016 
Chicago, IL, The Richard H. Driehaus Museum, February 2016 - May 2016
Cincinnati, OH, Taft Museum of Art, July 2016 - September 2016
South Bend, IN, Northern Indiana Center for History, October 2016 - January 2017
Anaheim, CA, Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, February 2017 - May 2017
Nashville, TN, Cheekwood Art & Gardens, June 2017 - September 2017
St. Augustine, FL, The Lightner Museum, October 2017 - January 2018

Please check:

Click here to go to the EGA Calendar.

If anyone knows of other events that should be included here. Please let me know. We cover a wide-spread geographic area, and with summer vacation, people will also be traveling, and may want to check out other things that I have missed. Please put CS in the subject line. - Sue Sherburne