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New Project: Halloween Plaid Spider

Check out our spooky stitch-a-long project for October! This Halloween Plaid Spider is quick to stitch and introduces an interesting concept that may be new for many of us -- the creation of a plaid pattern with stitches.

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Florentine Notecards 

 Send your loved ones a piece of EGA's permanent collection with our new Florentine notecards! This bright and beautiful set includes two of each pattern from the Florentine Samper, and it makes for a perfect gift for the upcoming holiday season. 

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 EGA Seminar 2018

Early Registration for Seminar 2018 in Louisville ends on September 18th. We look forward to celebrating our 60th anniversary with you! Join us!

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 Lightning Round: Cutwork, Shadow Work, and Trapunto Basics

Three mini courses are included to be used as a notebook course or to incorporate into the included project. The cutwork butterfly is worked with basic stitches which can be cut out and used as an appliqué or left on the ground fabric as the focal point of a towel, quilt square, or item of choice.

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New Online Class: Mastryoshka by Laura Smith

Create two pins and an earring set (clipped or pierced) by embellishing colorful matryoshkas printed on fabric with Kreinik metallic threads and Splendor silk. You'll learn Laura's streamlined way of finishing using mixed media. This method is transferable to any lightweight fabric.

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New Project Pining to Stitch: The Biscornu

For the month of August we'll be stitching Pining to Stitch: The Biscornu by Denise Harrington Pratt. This project first appeared in EGA's Needle Arts magazine and is an example of the type of project available to members via EGA.

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Needle Arts Magazine

Did you know our Needle Arts magazine contains beautiful designs to stitch, such as the beautiful Ambrosia Honey by Karen Steklasa Matze?

Needle Arts is published 4 times a year for EGA members, join us today and stitch with us! Plus, you can also order back issues with more projects!

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New Online Class: Creating a Beaded Menagerie

We are thrilled to announce our third quarter class entitled "Creating a Beaded Menagerie" with Nancy Eha of BeadCreative.com. In this class you will create Buzz the dragonfly, Dolly the llama, Inky the octopus, and Hoot the owl while learning four distinct ways of making large beaded imagery. Registration is now open!

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Temari II: Blue Heaven Lightning Round

This course on Japanese temari focuses on the favorite stitch of many temari makers – the kiku herringbone stitch (uwagake chidori kagari). This classic variation on the herringbone is unique to the art of temari. Students will learn detailed tips on how to perfect it while creating two stellar designs! This class is only available for Lightning Round Registration until May 31, 2017! Don't miss the chance to take this group correspondence class without a group.

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 4 Beautiful Projects Supporting Alzheimer's Research

Receive downloadable instructions for 2 ornaments, a necklace and a memory box with your support. All proceeds benefit research for Alzheimer's Disease.

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 Golden Jet by Alison Cole

Some of Alison Cole's classes for our International Teacher Tour have already been filling up! There's limited seating available for Arizona, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland and Utah. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to learn Goldwork and Stumpwork!

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 Learn Victorian Crazy Quilting in our new Individual Correspondence Course

Our course, taught by J. Marsha Michler, will bring you to a mastery level of this much-loved art and craft.

Here are just some of the things you will learn:
• How to choose quality fabrics and materials.
• Use paint or dye and textured fabrics to create a unique and inspiring background.
• Explore the many types of embellishments that can be utilized.
• Learn how to patch a block and accurately sew a fan.
• Learn how to combine embroidery stitches for dazzling seam treatments that will provide a finishing touch for your block.

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 Giveaway Time: Win one of two totes!

Looking for a new tote to store your next project's supplies? Here's your chance to #win one of two gorgeous totes! Head to our Facebook page for a chance to win. 2 lucky winners will be randomly chosen on Friday, April 21 and will receive one tote each.

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New Online Class: A Trio of Treasures

This is a four-lesson class with complete finishing instructions for the pieces in the final lesson. You will learn buttonhole, chain, whipped chain, twisted chain, close fly, outline, stem, whipped spider, and soft shading stitches.

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