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Local EGA chapter celebrates National Embroidery Month

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By The Staff

The Pajarito Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America is celebrating National Embroidery Month with two exhibits.
One will be displayed from Feb. 1-12 in Mesa Public Library lobby display case.
Chapter members will be present from 10 a.m.-noon on Feb. 6 to explain the various styles of embroidery and answer questions about the chapter.
The second exhibit will be on display Feb. 4–28 at Village Arts. Chapter members will display many styles of embroidery art.
On Feb. 12 there will be a reception in the morning for visitors to meet the member artists.
The Pajarito Chapter meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. For more information contact Frances at 672-9837 or Carole at 662-4604.
The chapter welcomes anyone who wants to learn about embroidery, to stitch and to have fun.
The Embroiderers’ Guild of America is the leader in needle arts education in the United States.
It is the national resource for research, education, preservation and certification programs that foster individual achievement and expression and promote the appreciation of embroidery.
In more than 300 chapters across the country, more than 11,000 members engage in activities that help develop their artistic ideas and technique, and share their love of embroidery.
EGA offers classes to students at all skill levels in a wide variety of techniques. EGA’s publications offer projects, stitching related information, events calendars, and book reviews.