Guilds - Associations - Stitching Groups
- Sites with Related Information for all Stitchers and Crafters
Brazilian Embroidery Stitchers Chat & Learn Group - All Stitchers Welcome!
101 Sunshine's Beginning Stitching Tutorial Classroom.
Want to learn Brazilian Embroidery?
No cost tutorial and chat room for help with your stitching.
Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery Informational Guide
is hand stitchery done predominantly with dimensional stitches using the
Z-twisted rayon threads; with the original Fine Growth/Field Flowers encouraged.
This site is sponsored by JDR Brazilian Elegance.
A lot of new information for all BE stitchers will be posted soon.
Needlepoint Guild, Inc.
American Needlepoint Guild, Inc.
The American Needlepoint Guild, Inc. (ANG) is an
educational, non-profit organization whose purpose is educational and cultural
development through participation in and encouragement of interest in the art of
needlepoint. ANG defines needlepoint as any counted or free stitchery worked by
hand with a threaded needle on a readily countable ground.
P.O. Box 241208
Memphis TN 38124-1208
Phone: (901) 767-8414
Guild of America, Inc
||The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., (EGA), was formed
for the express purpose of fostering the art of needlework and associated arts.
EGA seeks to promote cooperation and the exchange of ideas among those who are
engaged in needlework throughout the world by encouraging a high standard of
design and technique in embroidery. EGA provides a center to be used as a bureau
of education and information regarding the art of embroidery for all guild
members. It is our purpose to conduct instruction and research in the art of
needlework and to distribute related materials and publications to members and
to the public.
Guild of America, Inc. is the sponsor of this mailing list. EGA_National@yahoogroups.com
Association of Canada
||Embroiderer's Association of Canada To
encourage and promote the practice and knowledge of the art of embroidery in all
its forms; To have a fellowship of persons who enjoy needlework and wish to
learn and share their knowledge; and thereby to work towards maintaining higher
standards of design, color and workmanship.
Academy of Needlearts
||The National Academy of Needlearts is an organization
devoted to the advancement of embroidery as an art form. Its goal is to uphold
the highest standards in the needlearts by providing excellence in education to
all those interested in furthering their embroidery skills as teachers, judges,
artists, designers, authors, and technically proficient embroiderers.
Needlework Guild of Minnesota
||The Needlework Guild of Minnesota is a non-profit
educational organization founded to promote high quality in the art of
needlework. Membership provides an opportunity for the interchange of ideas
among people interested in stitchery. Time and talent are given freely so the
result is a group for all levels of learning. Our members enjoy fellowship with
enthusiasm that is contagious and works to the benefit of everyone.
||The Charted Designers Association is
a nonprofit organization formed in 1979 to standardize and promote the charted
design industry. It is made up of design companies, designers and suppliers
specializing in the field of printed needlework charts, kits and patterns.
The National Needlearts Association
||TNNA - The National Needlearts Association is an
international trade organization representing companies specializing in upscale Needlearts
products and supplies. TNNA's
membership is comprised of businesses that create and market hand painted needlepoint canvases, hand-dyed and specialty crochet and knitting yarns,
embroidery, needlepoint and cross-stitch, kits, embellishments, furniture,
notions, gifts, books, publications, accessories, tools and more.
are the people to join to learn everything about anything to do with quilting.
Their selection of books is fabulous and you can now order online.
Art Quilts Association
association and a website that makes the fine art of quilt making understandable
Textile Design Group
CTDG is an established group of textile-minded computer users, who wish to share
their skills, knowledge and enthusiasm with like minded people.
The computer skills of their members range from complete beginners to
highly skilled experienced computer users.
Equally the range of computers and software used by their members is
quite wide. Members interests include embroidery, surface design, screen and
fabric printing, patchwork quilting, knitting, beading, lace-making, needlework,
stitching and other textile activities. Although they are UK based they have
members worldwide including some of the top textile artists in the UK and
spot worth investigating if you are interested in contemporary and studio art
quilts and would like to be part of an extremely active email list.
Guild of Miniature Artisans, Ltd.
primary goal of The Guild is to promote fine miniatures as an art form, thus
removing them from the category of crafts. This goal is achieved in various
ways...all of them innovative and exciting!
The Guild is a mixture of miniaturists, both collectors and artisans, who
have much in common...an appreciation of fine miniatures. We are an organization
which unites them both!
United States Copyright Office
||The United States
Copyright Office - The official office of the Federal Government.
is copyright protection?
Very good summary of Copyright Information
Knitting Guild Association
||Share in the companionship of knitting by joining The Knitting Guild