The 7th International Embroidery Conference
Presented by
The Embroiderers' Guild of America

April 26 – 28, 2018
Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop
733 W. Madison St. Chicago IL 60661



Registration Begins August 16, 2017
Registration Ends March 14, 2018

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Click here to download the registration form or contact Registrar Julie Fera at if you need more information.


Embroidery and the Arts and Craft Movement
Dr. Erica Warren, Art Institute of Chicago

Estonian Folk Dress: A Living Legacy
Tiiu Kera Major General, USAF (retired)

"Fashioning"a Ritual Experience: Dress and Textiles in Ancient Greek Religion
Dr. Laura C. Gawlinski, Loyola University Chicago

Quilt: Chicago is Home (about Japanese women who were interred during WWII)
Jean Mishima, Curator of the Chicago Japanese American Historical Society

Wearing the Rainbow: Color and Pattern in Polish Traditional Dress
Jan Letowski, Pittsburgh, PA

The Art of the Ukrainian Embroidered Shirt
Lubow Wolynetz, Curator of the Ukrainian Museum, New York, NY & Stamford, CT



 2 Scholarships available through the Embroiderers’ Guild of America: Learn more here

1 Scholarship available for Sun Region members


Hotel Information and more:

Hotel Reservations are made directly through the Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop.
Please use the Booking Link: Embroiderers’ Guild of America.
Mention Group Code KT4 when making reservations online or by phone.
Reservations must be made online or by phone: 312 829 5000 (Unfortunately group booking links are not mobile friendly) 

Continental breakfasts served Friday and Saturday.
A dessert reception following the Thursday Evening Lecture.
1 block from Hotel: Greektown, 2 blocks from hotel: Randolph Street – "Restaurant Row"

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