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Luncheon & Hapsburg Lace Snowflake Sampler

June 7, 2021 at 10:00 AM at the Radison Hotel in Corning

Your Chapter Officers have been busily planning for our upcoming, summertime, outside meetings and June luncheon.

We'll dine at the Radisson in Corning. Menu options are not yet ready to share, but the cost will remain the same as previous years at $20/person. The chapter will cover the difference.

Entree choices are:
  • Mediterranean wrap with cucumbers, spinach, tomato, Feta and red peppers. 
  • Roasted breast of turkey sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato and avocado mayonnaise on sourdough bread. 
  • Grilled herbed chicken and green apple salad with red onion, crumbled blue cheese, dried cranberries, and candied walnuts.

Dessert will be something chocolate or fresh fruit.

Summer Challenge will be revealed and due at the September meeting.

This Lace Snowflake is a lovely piece that Logan found last year and we would now like to pursue it.

It is a design by Tanja Berlin of Canada. It is 13 x 5 3/8 inches and comes in 4 colorways. The photo shows blue canvas with white thread. Also available is black canvas with white thread, pewter gray canvas with black thread and brown canvas with white thread. Kits are $28.00 and include the canvas, thread and instruction booklet. It also includes Tanja’s shipping costs.

Sign-ups are closed.  Kits will be passed out at the June 7 luncheon and we will begin the stitching.  Please bring your normal stitching supplies.

2021-2022 projects will be shared.

Berry Bramble Stumpwork Embroidery
Virtual "Zoom" Class w/Celeste Chalasani

February 12 and March 12, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm and 2:00 - 5:00 pm EST

Berry Bramble teaches traditional and contemporary stumpwork techniques while employing modern motifs of berries and blossoms found in the Pacific Northwest; Pacific dogwood, salmonberry flowers, raspberries, blueberries, wild strawberries, blackberries and trailing snowberries. Students will explore essential stumpwork techniques; padding, padded slips, wired slips and needle lace.

Berry Bramble is a two day class that will challenge intermediate to advanced level stumpwork embroiderers. Left handed instructions are available upon request. The design area is 5" x 6". Pre-work will take approximately 1 hour.

The kit contains project notes, diagrams, silk shantung, backing fabric, fabric for detached elements, stranded silk, cotton and specialty threads, beads, felt, needles and wire. Students will need to supply 12" x 12" Evertite frame (or similar), 4" hoop, wire cutters, eyebrow brush, tweezers, sewing thread, Papermate Sharpwriter #2 mechanical pencil (or similar), acid free glue stick and archival quality felt tip pens, and magnification (recommended).

$100. Kit fee.

$30. Teaching fee for Corning chapter members in good standing on May 1, 2021. Sign-up any time with a $20. non-refundable deposit prior to November 15, 2021.

$50. Teaching fee for all others. Sign-up with a $20. non-refundable deposit between September 1 and November 15, 2021.

Balance is due November 15, 2021.

Send registration with deposit made payable to Corning EGA to Shelly Meldrum, 905 W. Lockhard Street, Sayre, PA 18840.


Mid-Eastern Region Summer Stitch Camp

Summer Stitch Camp
Friday, July 30 - Sunday, August 1, 2021
Watson Homestead Conference and Retreat Center
9620 Dry Run Road, Painted Post, NY


Mid-Eastern Region Sponsors Four New GCCs for 2021

Visit MER's website for full details, get signed up.





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