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2017 Events

  • Meetings and stitch-ins may be cancelled because of bad weather.
    If the Omaha Public Schools are closed because of bad weather, the meeting or stitch-in will be cancelled.
    If in doubt, contact one of the officers.
  • 16 May 2017 - Tuesday - Day Group Stitch-In at the church. Bring your current project and stitch with friends.
  • 5 June 2017, Monday - Evening Group meets at the church. Jeanne is planning something different and fun. Bring your coffee or tea and see what happens!
  • 6 June 2017 - Tuesday - Day Group will meet at Bella Fiore Quilt Shop in Ralston. We have lunch reservations at 11:30 a.m. at Wheatfields, One Pacific Place.
  • 20 June 2017 - Tuesday - Day Group Stitch-In at the church. Bring your current project and stitch with friends.
  • 3 July 2017 - Monday - No meeting. Happy 4th of July!
  • 4 July 2017 - Tuesday - No meeting. Happy 4th of July!
  • 18 July 2017 - Tuesday - Day Group Stitch-In at the church. Bring your current project and stitch with friends.
  • 1 August 2017 - Tuesday- Day Group will begin learning Casalguidi Embroidery.

  • 7 August 2017 - Monday - Night Group meeting at the church.
  • August 2017
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    Chapter 141

    Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Inc.

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    The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. was founded in 1958.

    Mid-America Needlecrafters’ Guild, Chapter 141 of Embroiderers’ Guild of America
    was formed in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1978.

    The name was changed to Omaha Needle Artists Guild in 1991.



    In 2013 we celebrated our 35th Anniversary!
    We had a tea on 27 April 2013 at Faith Christian Church in Omaha, Nebraska.
    There was a program by Sue McLain entitled "Yesterday's Woman" brought to us by Nebraska Humanities Council.
    We wore our fanciest hats and sipped tea from our favorite tea cups.
    It was a lovely afternoon remembering the history and people who made this guild possible.



    13th and 14th of October 2013, as part of EGA's International Teacher Tour, Barbara Kershaw taught "Annabella", a fingertip towel done
    in Italian drawn-thread embroidery worked on 28 count white Cashel linen with Perle Coton.
    It is a lovely piece.



    14 June 2014, Flag Day, we had a great time stitching with Sharon Maxwell.
    She came from Prairie Village, Kansas, to teach her Patriotic Strawberry class.



    3rd - 5th October 2014, we jointly hosted Stitching Along the Mighty Mo, Heartland Region Meeting with the Siouxland Chapter at Sioux City, Iowa.



    8th and 9th of August 2015 Nebraska Canvasbacks (local ANG chapter) hosted Toni Gerdes for her two day class Geometric Butterfly.
    Several EGA members attended.



    21st and 22nd October 2016 as part of EGA's International Teacher Tour, Jette Roy Finlay-Heath taught " A Delightful Dessert" a class of Hedebo Danish White Work Embroidery.
    Jette has dedicated her life to the teaching and designing of Embroidery of ‘The Hedebo Period’ and is an acknowledged international authority in this particular subject.
    Another lovely piece.


    Our evening meetings are held the first Monday evening of each month, unless it is a holiday.
    Our day meetings are held the first Tuesday morning of each month.

    The evening meetings begin at 7 p.m. and the day meetings begin at 10 a.m.

    Both regular meetings are held at All Saints Episcopal Church, 9302 Blondo Street, Omaha, Nebraska.

    Evening stitch-ins, on the third Monday evening of each month, are being reorganized.

    Our day stitch-ins are 10 a.m. the third Tuesday morning of each month at All Saints Episcopal Church, 9302 Blondo Street, Omaha, Nebraska.

    Details about each meeting and stitch-in are on the calendar.

    Meetings and stitch-ins may be cancelled because of bad weather.
    If the Omaha Public Schools are closed due to bad weather, the meeting or stitch-in will be cancelled.
    If in doubt, contact one of the officers.
    Times and places of meetings and stitch-ins may be changed due to availability of a meeting site.
    Please check the calander for more information.

     
    Membership 

    ...is open to all stitchers...beginner, intermediate, or advanced. The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. is a non-profit, educational, charitable, non-discriminatory organization.

    Our mission is to:

    • Foster high standards of design, color, and workmanship in embroidery
    • Teach the embroidery arts, and
    • Preserve our needle arts heritage.

    EGA members usually belong to local chapters, such as Omaha Needle Artists.

    Joining a chapter provides opportunities to meet other stitchers in your area, attend regularly scheduled programs and participate in region activities.

    Chapter membership includes membership in EGA, a subscription to Needle Arts magazine, and the opportunity to participate in study, skill-building, and educational opportunities through EGA.

    Chapter membership also includes an electronic copy of Heartbeats, the Heartland Region Newsletter and opportunities to take part in region activities.
    If you would like additional information about EGA membership, please see the Membership Page.

    President’s Message

    Dear Omaha Needle Artists,

    We would like to welcome all to our group. Each of us is unique, creating the spice of our group. Some of us like to be adventuresome and try new stitches and dabble in new types of needlework.

    Others of us enjoy the tried and true needlework with which we are most familiar. Some of us are beginning needleworkers and others of us are more experienced.

    But the common thread that bonds us all together is loving to stitch, and promoting and preserving the needlework traditions. Plus, we always have a little fun along the way!

    For those of you visiting this site for the first time, please check us out. Call us or come to one of our meetings listed on this website.

    If there are types of needlework that you are especially interested in learning or enhancing your technique, please let us know so that we might incorporate them into our calendar of programs.

    If you have any questions, concerns or suggestions, I can be reached as noted below.

    Keep Stitching!

    Jeanne Karnegis, President

    elkbits@centurylink.net

    402-289-2295

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