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 inperson social stitching meetings.
- Opportunity to form friendshjips and learn needlepoint techniques from fellow stitchers.
- 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.
2021 marks SDANG’s 35th anniversary. A special anniversary committee is exploring ways to commemorate our chapter’s achievements and members. Please enter our logo design contest. We invite you to submit your design to represent SDANG in the coming years. Prizes will be awarded. Please click here for more details.
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! SOLD OUT!! We have ordered more and will resume sales as soon as the tapes are available.
PLEASE NOTE: January only, the program is moved up one hour. The chapter program will begin at 6 p.m. PST.
Annette Pappe of The Needleworks of Austin, Texas is presenting a special January 2021 tour of her needlepoint shop to help our chapter kick off the new year! She is also the new distributor for Burmilana, a Wool Blend. It is thicker thread, which is a blend of 50% natural wool and 50% acrylic which comes in many lovely colors. A kit is available for you to sample this thread. Please click here for more program, kit and payment details.
We invite you to put your updated spin on Jean Hilton’s Esperanza, which includes three of her signature stitches: Jessicas, Wrapped Coils, and Walneto. Margaret Bendig will demonstrate the Walneto stitch and rediagram it on computer for easier stitching. Please click here to go to our Programs page for more information.
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
The Pineapple Challenge was great fun! Please go to our Programs page to see some of our results.
Join us for “stitching socials” via Zoom. Check the My Calendar page for dates and times. And for night owls, try “Pajama Party Stitching” from 10 – 12 midnight.
We still have a limited number of needleminders from past workshops, which we are offering at 15% off the original price. Click here for more information.
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