The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., New England Region

Connecticut River Valley Chapter
June 2017
NER Workshop
October 2017
December 2017

Please join us!
Members and guests are always welcome.

Don't forget to bring your finished projects for "show and tell", or show off what you are currently working on.

Need help on a project, bring it along.

Members, please wear your name tag!

  Saturday, June 17th, 2017
        “My Peaceable Kingdom” Sampler -
               Catherine Theron
                    Studio Time Opportunity

"My Peaceable Kingdom" Sampler by Catherine Theron

Worked on 30-count vanilla linen, this lovely, “peaceable” sampler will provide hours of pleasurable stitching.  The top section features a lady in her garden complete with dogs, lilacs and bee skeps.  The center has a colonial home reminiscent of the houses in Williamsburg, VA, “alphabet trees”, a family, pets and plenty of birds.  The center bottom area has an over-1 village scene surrounded by the wild woods and various woodland creatures.  The piece is outlined by a flowing strawberry border.

Stitches used include long arm cross, Smyrna cross, stem, diagonal satin, padded satin, petit point, colonial knot, straight, spiral trellis and several others.

A myriad of colorful silk and cotton threads are used to create this scene.  All threads are included in your kit.

Finished size is 17 ½” x 19 ½”.

Location:  Duncaster Senior Residence in Bloomfield, CT
Time:  Class will take place from 9:30 am to 4 pm

Studio Time option:  If you don’t wish to take the class, you are very welcome to come and stitch on your own pieces in the hallway (there’s a bright natural light alcove near our meeting room) and join us for lunch.  An opportunity for “me time” to work on your own projects!  Deadline to register for lunch is June 10th.

Location:  Duncaster Senior Residence, Bloomfield, CT

Schedule for Saturday:
               9:30 AM to 12 noon            Class and Studio Time
               12 to 1 PM                           Lunch, Short Meeting & Show and Tell
               1 PM to 4 PM                      Class and Studio Time

A coupon is provided for you to register for lunch.

Saturday and Sunday,
October 14th and 15th, 2017

          Phillips Grant Class in Marlborough, MA
    "Illuminated Elegance" with Tony Minieri

NER is excited about the upcoming canvas embroidery (needlepoint) workshop with Tony Minieri.  The class will be held on Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, 2017 at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel in Marlborough, MA.  The hotel is conveniently located at the intersection of Route 20 and I-495, two exits north of the Mass Pike (I-90).

There is still room in this class if you wish to attend.  Please click here for more information.  The registration deadline has been extended to August 1, 2017.

Saturday, October 21st, 2017
            Blackwork Project

Our meeting this month will be a class in blackwork designed by Carolyn Standing Webb.  This project includes four different patterns plus a border.  The stitch count is 48 X 48, and a piece of 9" X 9" linen will be provided at the class.  You may bring your own silk or cotton threads in your color choice and a hoop or a pair of 9 inch stretcher bars.

The location will be our conference room at Duncaster.

A coupon is provided for you to register for this meeting.

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
            Crewel Project by Barbara Jackson

This meeting will be a study in crewel.  Kits will be available from Barbara Jackson, and further information will be in the September newsletter.

A coupon is provided for you to register for this meeting.


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