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Sand Hill Crane Chapter President

Julie_Johnson, President, Sand Hill Crane Chapter

Welcome to Sand Hill Crane Chapter..We are a small but very active EGA chapter located in Brooksville, Florida; a city rich in southern hospitality and the arts. Please take a moment to review our upcoming schedule of interesting educational opportunities and fun activities. We look forward to hearing from you!

Julie_Johnson, President, Sand Hill Crane Chapter

 

The Sandhill Crane Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America meets the first Wednesday of the month at the Faith Evangelical Presbyterian Church on Mt. Fair Ave in Brooksville FL. We meet from 10:00am to 2:00pm. After the meeting, members participate in classes, stitch on their own, and bring their lunch or order out from Mallie Kyla’s restaurant. We do not hold chapter meetings in July and August.

 

Members stitch together on the third Wednesday of every month at the West Branch of the Hernando County Library System from 11:00am to 1:00pm.

 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS:

 

September 2014: New Fall Group Correspondence Course (GCC) kick-off! Beginning Teneriffe Lace with teacher Jonalene Gutwein. (For details and images, please see the national EGA site <here>. The registration fee for this GCC is $25.00 and registration will close on July 31, 2014. Also in September: Stretching and blocking techniques and finishing as an album or box cover with Linda Hansen plus roundtable mini courses presenting interesting techniques, solutions, and new ideas.

October 2014 – New Casalguidi program with Jan Mazourek. Brief ongoing classes will continue for several months. Details <here>. Ongoing GCC meeting.

November 2014 – Hyacinth Heart with Cathy Weber.  Details <here>
Ongoing GCC meeting.

December 2014 – Holiday Luncheon

Recent Events

Margaret Bendig -- Mexican TileIn April, we held a workshop with Margaret Bendig, professional needle art teacher from Santa Ana California. She taught a beautiful canvas piece “Mexican Tile”. Kits were offered in 7 color ways. 18 EGA members participated in the 1 ½ day class at one of our chapter member’s house. In April, we held a workshop with Margaret Bendig, professional needle art teacher from Santa Ana California. She taught a beautiful canvas piece “Mexican Tile”. Kits were offered in 7 color ways. 18 EGA members participated in the 1 ½ day class at one of our chapter member’s house.

 

Details of Upcoming Events and Classes

 

 

October 2014 Program – Casalguidi with Jan_Mazourek. This is a small project (stitched area is approximately 3” x 3”) appropriate for mounting on an object. We will begin this program at the October meeting and continue with short classes for several months after that.

 Sand Hill Crane Chapter Project: Casalguidi-3 Sand Hill Crane Chapter Project: Casalguidi-2 Sand Hill Crane Chapter Project: Casalguidi-1

 

November 2014 Program: Hyacinth Hearts Brooch with Cathy Weber This is a small canvas project using threads from the Caron Collection. It uses beautiful threads and can be completed in a short period of time. It will be enjoyable for the experienced stitcher and a great introduction to canvas work for the beginner.

Sand Hill Crane Chapter Project: Hyacinth Hearts

 

contact: Jenna McClooney

jennalee-at- hotmail-dot- com