We offer workshops with nationally known designers and open stitching opportunities (unstructured hours of stitching and great conversation with like minded people). We welcome new members, experienced needlepoint stitchers or those ready to learn a new skill.
The benefits of membership include:
- A monthly newsletter
- Reduced costs for many exciting workshops taught by some of the country’s top needlepoint designers.
- Needlepoint programs at our monthly meetings. Click here for meeting information. Go to our Calendar page to add the meeting to your calendar and get directions.
- A wonderful annual holiday party.
To be eligible for membership in SDANG, you must also join the national organization, American Needlepoint Guild. The ANG membership number must be filled in on your membership form. Please go to our membership page to join or pay dues.
Corona Virus Update
In these times of crisis and uncertainty, we hope you are finding peace and some relief from stress in your stitching. Our April group meeting as well as open stitching are canceled. Gatherings in in the summer will be considered as health conditions permit.
David McCaskill Home Tour
Talented designer David McCaskill has agreed to take us on a tour of his home to show us how he frames and displays his needlepoint via Zoom on July 17th at 10 am. If you are interested, contact Shirley Chin at firstname.lastname@example.org.
July Zoom Chapter Meeting 7/14/2020, 6 pm
Acting President Shirley Chin will go over how the past Zoom social meetings have gone and future programming in July and August. She is also soliciting input on other topic ideas. And there is enough time for show and tell as well as social stitching. Come join us! Go to the calendar page and click on the event for the Zoom link.
August Zoom Chapter Meeting 8/16/2020 at 2 pm
Valerie B. McAleenan will present a lecture on appraising needlework on Sunday, August 16 at 2 p.m. Go to Programs for details.
Chapter Project Book Challenge
We will be taking a beautiful 33 year old design and updating it with modern fibers and stitches. Click here for more information.
Those who signed up by June 30 are eligible to receive a lovely gift from the chapter by sending us a photo to Programs@sdang.org of your completed project by September 1. Click here for more details.
May through July via groups.IO, Michele Roberts will teach this intermediate to advanced level goldwork butterfly, which is being premiered at Seminar this year. This piece features traditional goldwork as well as a variety of bead embroidery techniques. Registration for this workshop is closed.
Due to corona virus, all open stitching is cancelled until further notice.