EGA, Dogwood Chapter

Proud member of 

Atlanta Chapter of Embroiderers' Guild of America

The mission of The Embroiderers' Guild of America is to inspire passion for the needle arts

through education and the celebration of its heritage. 

Schedule of Events

All EGA members are welcome to join chapter events. Newcomers are welcome to attend 2 events before being asked to join. 
  1. Roswell Stitch In
    10 AM to 1 PM
    All Dogwood Chapter members and guests are welcome to attend this stitch in. December's meeting will include a pot luck lunch. Meetings are held at a member's home in Sandy Springs. For information, email [email protected]
    1
    FEB
  1. STITCH IN PUBLIC DAY
    10:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Dogwood chapter will participate in this world-wide event at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore located at 120 Perimeter Center W. Atlanta, GA 30306 near Perimeter Mall. Members are welcome to come and stitch, meet members of the public and share what we love most.
    2
    FEB
  1. SUNDAY MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING
    2 PM to 5 pm
    The first three months of 2019 will focus on the Curious Needlebook featured in the October/November and December/January NeedleArts magazine. Meeting is open to all members and guests at the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA) located at 3420 W. Hospital Ave., Suite 103, Chamblee, GA 30341. Even if you aren't participating in the group project, bring your work in progress and come for a relaxing afternoon of social stitching.
    3
    FEB
  1. BIGERS (Beading Interest Group)
    10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a beading interest group that will meet at a member's home in Peachtree Corners. Bring your work in progress and a sack lunch. For more information, please contact Toni at [email protected]
    9
    FEB
  1. Druid Hills Stitch In
    10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members and guests are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of most months at a member's home in the Northlake-Tucker area from 10:00 AM to 2 PM. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Chips, drinks and desserts are provided. Email [email protected] for more information.
    13
    FEB
  1. Hardanger Interest Group
    10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The Hardanger interest group meets at 10:00 a.m. on the third Monday of each month at First Baptist Church in Athens. The meetings are designed to bring people together who have a love for or interest in the art of Hardanger. Individual stitches are discussed at member's requests. Anyone interested in learning the basic stitches as well as the more advanced ones is welcome to join us. Interested? Contact Janice Love at [email protected] for more information and put the word Hardanger in the subject line.
    18
    FEB
  1. ATHENS STITCH IN
    10 a.m. to noon
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Sometimes there's a small educational project included. Meets on the 4th Monday of most months at the First Baptist Church of Athens, 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA from 10 a.m. until lunch time. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email [email protected] for more information.
    25
    FEB
  1. JONESBORO STITCH IN
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 4th Wednesday of most months from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email [email protected] for more information.
    27
    FEB
  1. STITCHING WITH A TWIST (SWAT)
    10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of most months at a member's home in East Cobb . This is the group to use your needlework skills and throw out all the rules. Stretch your imagination and join us in creating out of the box projects. Please email [email protected] for further information. Come join us - it's so much fun and open to all EGA Dogwood members!
    27
    FEB
  1. Roswell Stitch In
    10 AM to 1 PM
    All Dogwood Chapter members and guests are welcome to attend this stitch in. December's meeting will include a pot luck lunch. Meetings are held at a member's home in Sandy Springs. For information, email [email protected]
    1
    MAR
  1. SUNDAY MONTHLY CHAPTER MEETING
    2 PM to 5 pm
    The first three months of 2019 will focus on the Curious Needlebook featured in the October/November and December/January NeedleArts magazine. Meeting is open to all members and guests at the Southeast Fiber Arts Alliance (SEFAA) located at 3420 W. Hospital Ave., Suite 103, Chamblee, GA 30341. Even if you aren't participating in the group project, bring your work in progress and come for a relaxing afternoon of social stitching.
    3
    MAR
  1. ORIGINAL SEWING & QUILT EXPO
    10 AM to 6 PM
    Dogwood Chapter is hosting a booth at the expo and teaching several classes. Volunteers are needed to man the booth. This is a really busy and fun day sharing hand embroidery, shopping and talking about EGA.
    7-9
    MAR
  1. DRUID HILLS STITCH IN
    10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members and guests are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 2nd Wednesday of most months at a member's home in the Northlake-Tucker area from 10:00 AM to 2 PM. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Chips, drinks and desserts are provided. Email [email protected] for more information.
    13
    MAR
  1. DOGWOOD CHAPTER RETREAT
    All day, everyday for 4 whole days!
    Dogwood chapter members who are pre-registered will go on retreat to the Lutheranch in Tallapoosa March 14 -17. Registration for this event is now closed.
    14
    MAR
  1. Hardanger Interest Group
    10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    The Hardanger interest group meets at 10:00 a.m. on the third Monday of each month at First Baptist Church in Athens. The meetings are designed to bring people together who have a love for or interest in the art of Hardanger. Individual stitches are discussed at member's requests. Anyone interested in learning the basic stitches as well as the more advanced ones is welcome to join us. Interested? Contact Janice Love at [email protected] for more information and put the word Hardanger in the subject line.
    18
    MAR
  1. ATHENS STITCH IN
    10 a.m. to noon
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Sometimes there's a small educational project included. Meets on the 4th Monday of most months at the First Baptist Church of Athens, 355 Pulaski St., Athens, GA from 10 a.m. until lunch time. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email [email protected] for more information.
    25
    MAR
  1. JONESBORO STITCH IN
    9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    This is a social stitching group where all chapter members are welcome to attend. Group meets on the 4th Wednesday of most months from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. Bring a work in progress and a sack lunch. Email [email protected] for more information.
    27
    MAR
  1. STITCHING WITH A TWIST (SWAT)
    10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    Meetings are held on the 4th Wednesday of most months at a member's home in East Cobb . This is the group to use your needlework skills and throw out all the rules. Stretch your imagination and join us in creating out of the box projects. Please email [email protected] for further information. Come join us - it's so much fun and open to all EGA Dogwood members!
    27
    MAR
  1. JEANETTE REES WORKSHOP
    SATURDAY, APRIL 27 AND SUNDAY APRIL 28 12:30 UNTIL 6 PM
    Dogwood chapter's spring workshop features a 2 day workshop on surface/stump work with Jeanette Rees. Registration is open until March 30th to all Dogwood Chapter members.
    27
    APL
  1. TVR REGIONAL SEMINAR
    JUNE 27 THROUGH JUNE 30TH
    The Tennessee Valley Region (TVR) seminar (Share-A-Stitch) is scheduled for June 27th through June 30th in Charleston, West VA. Attendance requires registration. Visit the TVR website for more information at www.egatvr.com
    27
    JUN
  1. GIANT STITCH IN AND STASH SALE
    10 AM TO 3 PM
    The chapter's annual Giant Stitch In and Stash sale will be on Saturday, July 27th at Perimeter Church in Johns Creek. Save the date for this event!
    27
    JULY
  1. EGA NATIONAL SEMINAR
    OCT 30 through NOV 3rd
    EGA national seminar will run from October 30th through November 3rd in St. Louis, MO. Attendance requires registration. Visit the national website for more information at www.egausa.org
    30
    OCT
  1. ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
    11 AM TO 2 PM
    The chapter's annual Christmas luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, December 14th at the Atlanta Athletic Club. Save the date!
    14
    DEC