Expanding our needlepoint skills
The programs will rotate mostly between 2 projects: 2023 Stitch of the Month, Crescent Journey and Layers of Leaves published by Needlepoint Now (private publication). This latter project requires the purchase of the magazine issues – a subscription (which many of you may already have) is more cost-effective than purchasing individually. For more information, please visit Layers of Leaves. You can start these projects at any time. The project is spread over 6 issues of the magazine in 2023.
The 2023 “Stitch of the Month”, Crescent Journey is released monthly on the ANG website and it’s free to all members. *
Free Supplies for 2023 Programs
For chapter members, we’re encouraging you to create a personal stitch reference binder, for both projects. The chapter is providing blank business cards and plastic business card holders to members! You will receive enough to complete 80 stitch samples. They will be available at in-person meetings or can be mailed (free of charge). Additionally, there is blank canvas available for your stitch samples at in-person meetings. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request them. **
November – TBD
December 9 – Holiday Party
Location: 5490 Caminito Herminia, La Jolla
Time: 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
There will be a special optional gift exchange. If you would like to participate, bring a wrapped item from your stash. It can be a painted canvas, counted canvas kit, or a tool, anything Needlepoint related. BUT it must be unused and unstitched! If you are a new stitcher without a stash, let us know at email@example.com and those of us with a larger stash will provide one for you!
Get Your Ticket Here:
January 2024 – Final releases of stitches
Parts10-12 of ANG’s Stitch of the Month
We’d love to hear from you! If you have any topics/lectures/techniques for us to consider as a program, or have any questions about upcoming programs, please email Michelle Crownhart/Pamela Harding at Programs@sdang.org.
*Download the 2023 Programs Registration Form Registration is available to SDANG Chapter members only – if you would like to join the chapter, please contact Membership@SDANG.org for more information You can join us on our journey for “Stitch of the Month” or “Layers of Leaves” at any time throughout the year.
**If you’re interested in checking us out, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a zoom link. Non-members can attend 2 meetings for free.
December 2022 Holiday Party!
(More 2023 Dates to Come)
Zoom chapter meetings:
Jan 14, 2023 11:30 AM
Feb 14, 2023 06:30 PM
Mar 14, 2023 06:30 PM
Apr 11, 2023 06:30 PM
May 9, 2023 06:30 PM
Jun 13, 2023 06:30 PM
Jul 11, 2023 06:30 PM
Aug 8, 2023 06:30 PM
Sep 12, 2023 06:30 PM
Oct 10, 2023 06:30 PM
Nov 14, 2023 06:30 PM
Dec 12, 2023 06:30 PM
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Meeting ID: 857 0188 2613
Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/
The zoom meeting IDs and passwords are different for each session. A reminder note will be sent out.
Project photos are still welcomed for our Instagram and Facebook pages: sandiegoANG. After photographing your projects in natural light and in the square mode, email them to email@example.com.
Chapter Project Book Challenge
Our pineapple challenge, updating a thirty-three year old chapter book project, was a lot of fun. Below are some of the results. Place your cursor on the image to see the name of the stitcher.
Open Stitching Time on Zoom
There will be four hour zoom periods where you can drop in to stitch. Join us when you can to stitch a bit and chat. You can leave and come back when you want. We want to experiment with different times/days and would appreciate any feedback. The zoom links will be sent to all members in a separate email.
Socials will be on the second and fourth Sundays of each month from 12-4 pm PST.
Tips for Meeting Attendees:
Mute your microphone
To help keep background noise to a minimum, make sure you mute your microphone when you are not speaking
Be mindful of background noise
When your microphone is not muted, avoid activities that could create additional noise, such as shuffling papers or family members using the bathroom (it has happened!)
Position your camera properly
If you choose to use a web camera, be sure it is in a stable position and focused at eye level, if possible. Doing so helps create a more direct sense of engagement with other participants.
Michelle Crownhart and Pamela Harding, VP-Programs, are inviting all our members to share/demonstrate a needlepoint-related topic. As many of you are dual members, it would be great to see what your chapter has done in the past. Email/call either Michelle Crownhart – at 619-246-7681 or Pamela Harding – at 206-406-5642 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org to be scheduled.