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Officers for 2016-17

Ann Bergman, Pres.
Janise Denton, V-Pres.
Michelle Huseman, Sec.
Pam Sturtevant, Treas.

Further Information

Embroiderers' Guild of America

Heartland Region of EGA, Inc.

Quincy Society of Fine Arts
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Quinsippi Needleworkers is an affiliated chapter of the
Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.(EGA).
The mission of The Embroiderersí Guild of America is to
inspire passion for the needle arts through education and
the celebration of its heritage

(Left) George Irwin Arts Award:
Quinsippi Needleworkers chapter members accept the
2016 George Irwin Arts Award, given by Arts Quincy,
for the outstanding arts organization.

What Have We Been Doing?
Chapter members constructed and embroidered Wee Care gowns for Blessing Hospital's Blessed Beginnings unit. These are offered to parents who have experienced a quiet birth.

Wee Care Gowns

Wee Care Gowns

Chapter members recently brought completed items
to the chapter meeting for all to see and be inspired.

Show & Tell Embroidery pieces

 Join Us

Are you interested in the following?

  • Learning new embroidery techniques
  • Participating in activities with others who share an interest in embroidery and needlework
  • Being part of a local, regional, and national organization dedicated to fostering the art of needlework and associated arts.

If you live in the tri-state area (Quincy, IL/Hannibal, MO/Keokuk, IA), we invite you to join us at our next meeting. We have fun as we learn new techniques and develop our embroidery skills. Come share our joy and passion for needlework.

Who are we?

Quinsippi Needleworkers is an educational organization of over 20 members who share an interest in embroidery and needlework. The local chapter, founded in 1978, is a recognized chapter of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. The mission of the chapter is to foster the highest standards of excellence in embroidery through an active program of education and study.

What are the benefits of membership?

Quinsippi Needleworkers members enjoy many benefits, including chapter and national publications, classes, workshops, seminars,and much more.

Who can join?

Quinsippi Needleworkers is open to any stitcher, male or female, of any age, and any skill level. Beginners are welcome.

Where are meetings held?

Monthly meetings, except December and March, are held at the First Union Congregational Church, 12th and Maine, in Quincy, IL.

How can I find out more?

Contact us using the form below. Be sure to include your email address and/or phone number.

Upcoming Meetings

Meetings are held at the First Congregational Church in Quincy, IL.

  • Feb. 15 - 7:00 PM -Hardanger & Workshop Favors

  • March 15 - 6:00 PM Dinner at Toni's Too Lakeview Room- 40th Anniversary celebration

  • April 19 - 7:00 Stitching

Chapter Documents

Coming soon


Required Notices
No part of this website may be published, reproduced, stored in, or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever (including electronic, mechanical, photocopy) other than for personal or chapter/region use without written permission from Quinsippi Needleworkers.

All needlework links are for your enjoyment. The inclusion of these sites on the chapter's pages does not imply an endorsement.

Happy stitching!

Updated Feb. 11, 2017

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