EGA Dayton Chapter Programs 2023
Wednesday Group Programs
(2nd Wednesdays--except September 2023, meeting begins at 10 AM in Room 114, with programs around 11:00 AM-ish or as noted)
All Times are Eastern Time:
January 11: Naomi Smith lecture - The Story of Seedbead" - lecture to begin at 10 AM Eastern Time
January 12: Relics in Siture lecture via Columbus EGA - In the Archives at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation at 11 AM Eastern Time
January 19: Nancy Cucci lecture via Buckeye ANG - Beading in Needlepoint at 1 PM Eastern Time
February 8: Relics in Situ lecture - Embroidered Beasts
February 20: Caren Scarbrough will talk about her journey working on her Cabinet of Curiosities at 7:30 PM. This is via the Ann Arbor chapter and reservations are required. Contact us no later than February 15 for making your reservation.
March 8: Yubinuki Thimbles workshop with Gina Barrett of GinaB Silkworks (registration is closed) - Zoom-Only
April 12: Candy Marang lecture: Conservation and Re-Creation in Textile Conservation at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
May 10: Beading Study Box from EGA National
June 14:Clare Hunter - The Significance of Sewing (Exploring the social, emotional and political significance of sewing through centuries and across cultures). Clare is the author of Threads of Life and Embroidering Her Truth.
July 12: Patty Smith Gardner workshop - Peyote Pear Fob (registration is closed) - THIS IS A ZOOM-ONLY MEETING & WORKSHOP
August 9: Leslie Gagliardi lecture: "Antique Needlework Tools" and members share their favorite tool to use when stitching
September 6 (note different date): Dr. Susan Kay-Williams (RSN) lecture - "Litany of Loreto"
October 11: Cynthia Amnéus of the Cincinnati Art Museum lecture: "The Art of Love and Death: Understanding Ornamental Hairwork"
November 8: Carole Overton lecture: "Visiting the EGA Virtual Exhibit of The Needle's Eye." We also will be starting Melita Glavin's "Overdyed Spools" project/color study (This is now an EGA Petite Project.)
December 13: Holiday Party! Firsts, Flops, and Fabulous Finishes - if not your First, then your earliest needlework you can find, then a Flop (a big UGH that you messed up), and a Fabulous Finish that you are really proud of (send pictures to Jana no later than December 10).
Stitching SIGs (Special Interest Groups)
Goldwork/Metal Work SIG: We started with some Becky Hogg goldwork kits (https://beckyhogg.com/shop-home/), but have branched out!
July - December, 2023 - GCC: English Summer with Cheryl Sharp (surface) - registration is now closed
January - July 2023: Fundraiser piloting on Chottie Alderson's Wrought by Me and Sheep Breed