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Welcome to our website for the Mid-Eastern Region of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. We hope you are visiting us because you have a love of stitching and needlework. We have much to offer anyone who is interested in the area of needle arts.

We hope that you will want to join one of our local chapters and participate in the opportunities offered there.

As you look at our MER Website, I am sure that you will find something that will interest you. Our region dues are $2 in addition to national dues and chapter dues.

Mid-Eastern Region Spring Seminar 2016

We would like to invite you to Christ the King Seminary in East Aurora, New York. We would be thrilled to have you join us in celebrating the Regionís 35th Anniversary at our Spring Fling Redux April 22-24, 2016. Click here for the brochure and registration form for Seminar 2016.

Region-Sponsored Group Correspondence Courses for 2016

The four GCCs for 2016 represent a wide variety of techniques and we hope they include something for everyone. MER will cover the course registration and all shipping costs for course texts and mailing of projects to and from the teacher. Participants will be responsible for the cost of the text, supplies, and shipping of the project to the coordinator for submission to the teacher for evaluation. A registration form is available on the MER website here. To register for any course, mail a check for the cost of the text made to MER and the completed registration form to the coordinator during the registration period for the course.

Meadow Medley GCC

Meadow Melody is a surface embroidery design by Luann Callery and is being coordinated by Katie Tomlinson. A detailed course description can be viewed here by scrolling down within the link. Registration is open now and continues until December 31, 2015. The text cost is $35 and approximate cost of supplies is $15. Katie can be reached at katieonthebluff@gmail.com. Her mailing address is 5224 Skyline Drive, Keuka Park, NY 14478 and phone is 315-536-6447.

Keeping in Shape GCC

Keeping in Shape is a beaded necklace designed by Gwen Nelson and is being coordinated by Mary Van Tyne. A detailed course description can be viewed here. Registration will be open from January 1, 2016 until March 31, 2016. The text cost is $25 and approximate cost of supplies is $50. Mary is willing to coordinate purchase of supplies for those interested. Let her know on your registration form if you would like to participate in this group purchase. Mary can be reached at mary.vantyne@gmail.com. Her mailing address is 650 Brownstown Road, Larimer, PA 15647 and phone is 412-780-4775.

Needlework Tool Case GCC

Needlework Tool Case is a canvas work project designed by Mary Long and will be coordinated by Suzanne Moulton. A detailed course description can be viewed here by scrolling down within the link. Registration will be open from April 1, 2016 until July 31, 2016. The text cost is $28 and approximate cost to stitch the project in silk is $50. The project could also be stitched from stash. Suzanne can be reached at sjmcheshire@hotmail.com. Her mailing address is 4390 Middle Cheshire Road, Canandaigua, NY 14424.

Dresden Garden GCC

Dresden Garden is a counted thread technique worked on fine handkerchief linen designed by Jane Ellen Balzuweit. A detailed description can be viewed here by scrolling down within this link.  Mary Willmott has graciously volunteered to coordinate the 4th GCC of 2016. Registration will be open from July 1 to September 30, 2016. Her contact info is marywillmott2@hotmail.com, mailing address: 111 Simmons Road, Glenmont, NY 12077. The text cost is $40 and approximate cost of supplies is under $10.

Please consider taking advantage of this wonderful gift from our region by participating in at least one of these courses.

Chapter Officers:

The following forms are available from our website for your convenience.

 Are you applying for a Region-sponsored GCC? Click here for the application form.

Chapter Survey form. Click here for the Chapter Survey form.

Region Survey form. Click here for the Region Survey form.

Region Resume form. Click here for the Region Resume form.

MER Region Reimbursement form. Click here for the Region Reimbursement form.

MER Scholarship form. Click here for the Scholarship application form.

 

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