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.
- Informative monthly meetings.
- Virtual and in-person social stitching meetings.
- Learn needlepoint techniques from like-minded members.
- Informative monthly programs at our monthly meetings. Go to the ABOUT US page for meeting information.
- Access to exclusive needlepoint designs.
- Access to National needlepoint magazine (exclusive for membership only).
- Form lasting friendships.
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.
Canvas Tape Sale
We have a limited supply of SDANG canvas tape rolls, ¾” wide by 60 yards long. Support your favorite needlepoint chapter by wearing our name on your canvases!
Chapter Meetings Resumed
Our monthly cheetings are back via Zoom! They are held on the second Tuesdays with “social time” starting at 6:30 pm and the Chapter meeting starting at 7:00 pm. The zoom links are emailed to chapter members and if you haven’t received any of our emails, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Open Stitching – Although COVID-19 has prevented face-to-face gatherings, we’ve created stitching meetings via Zoom. They are scheduled for 2nd and 4th Sundays from 12 – 4 p.m. PST. And for night owls, we’ve scheduled “Pajama Party Stitching” from 10 – 12 midnight. Please check “My Calendar” for the dates and times.
Elsa Williams – joint presentation with Muchas Manos. Margi Thornburgh will feature a slide show about Elsa Williams presented. The slides are a mix of photos of Elsa Williams’ home and her work, as well as the pieces she created for kits. Anyone want to share their Elsa Williams kit or personal connections are welcomed to share it to the group. As an added fun treat, we will give away the original Elsa Williams’ tapestry wool as door prizes! (Many thanks to Jill Rigoli for this generous donation). To learn more about Elsa, click https://www.nashobavalleyvoice.com/2008/07/11/townsend-produced-top-needlework-artist-in-the-us/.
To see the rest of 2021 has in store for us, go to the Programs Page
Sunday Social Time
Join us on the second and fourth Sunday afternoons of each month via Zoom. Show off your latest stitching, meet members from across the country and spend some pleasant social time.
Chapter Project Book Challenge
There is a request to form a group to stitch from the 2017 chapter project booi: Earth Air Fire Water by Jennifer Riefenberg. If there’s anyone else interested, please email Shirley Chin, email@example.com. We will have a special zoom meetings for stitching. Thanks, Shirley Chin, Program Chair.