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Southern Oregon Stitchers January Meeting Details

All needleworks/embroiderers are invited to join Southern Oregon Stitchers, the local chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America, on January 15. Come shop for stitching, quilting and other craft items. Members are having a Great Guilt Giveaway – clearing their closets of project materials Southern Oregon Stitchers. This is your chance to get supplies at a reasonable price, meet some like-minded people and have some fun. All money raised goes to the Guild’s education fund.

Guests are welcome at 11:30 am. Central Point Presbyterian Church, 456 W Pine St., Central Point, Contact: Liz at 541-488-4082 or www.sosega.com.

The southern Oregon Stitchers, founded in 1993, is a local chapter of the Embroiderers Guild of America, and has over 40 members in Southern Oregon and Northern California. We are individuals who enjoy all forms of stitchery. We range in age from teens to seniors and have skills from beginner to expert.

We meet monthly on the third Saturday of the month 12:00 noon at the First Presbyterian Church, 456 West Pine Street in Central Point, Oregon. We meet mainly for fun, fellowship and stitching. Interested people and members of other chapters are always welcome. Potluck luncheons are occasionally enjoyed in conjunction with our regular meeting dates. Once a year, a holiday party is celebrated at a member’s home. Also, we have informal monthly gatherings (stitch-ins) at members’ homes for a time to visit and stitch together. Both formally and informally, we share and enjoy one another’s friendship, experience and talents.

Friendship and learning are two qualities of the Southern Oregon Stitchers. Our chapter is supported in educational activities by the Greater Pacific Region and The Embroiderer’s Guild of America, Inc. These groups create and finance several educational activities: a quarterly magazine, annual correspondence courses, rental of video/slides, study boxes, local/regional/national seminars and certification programs. Within the chapter, education begins with members who are wiling to share knowledge with their fellow Stitchers. Chapter workshops are taught on a particular technique. Informal gatherings at member’s homes called stitch-ins focus on fellowship and stitching. At all stitching functions there is a friend ready to answer a question or lend a hand.

Contact information:

President: Terri Ainsworth – 541-621-7160 – [email protected]
Outreach Chair: Liz Bestor – 541-488-4082 – [email protected]

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