American Needlepoint Guild

Gateway Chapter
St. Louis, Missouri


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November 2019


Our next meeting is Thursday, November 21st at the Ladue Chapel. It is our third meeting for the 2019-2020 year. Plan to join us for our regular meetings -- morning meeting beginning at 9:30 am and the evening meeting beginning at 6:00 pm.

Please take a moment to read the newsletter and the meeting notes and catch up with our current events. It includes UFO's, "Hearts for Hospice" and Hydrangea Window Garden." There is much more, so plan to join us on Thursday, November 21st!! We have a lot of fun plans for the year!

November-December Needlenotes Newsletter

Click here to read the Needlenotes for current member and chapter activities. In this edition, you will find information about our current project and our other functions. Our local shops also have advertised in this newsletter. They are sharing about new needlepoint canvases, accessories, and upcoming classes.

If you have missed any previous newsletters, click here to view a list of past issues.

Stash Sale!!
Have you heard the great news?

The stash donations from our own members included a lot of fabulous canvases. The canvases were on sale at the EGA Seminar at Merchandise Night on November 1 at the Mariott Hotel. We sold almost all of the canvases to very eager buyers. The remaining canvases were shipped off to an internet resaler.

All of our receipts will be given back to our chapter for educaton efforts.

Hydrangea Window Garden
Member Project by Terry Dryden

Hydrangea Window Garden is a project from the designer/teacher Terry Dryden. Many of us may remember the class Harlequin Hearts that Terry taught in St. Louis several years ago. Terry is a talented teacher who spotlights variegated threads and illustrates how to use the color changes to enhance shading. This is a fun piece that combines some new elements.

This project is our year-long member project. We are working through the stitch guide and thread kit created by Terry Dryden. Each month we will be working on a specific section and will receive incentives at each point of completion. Check with the Programs Chairman if you want to join this activitiy.


Join Our Chapter

If you have thought about joining in our fun chapter, please come to a meeting. You can attend two meetings as a guest, and join when you are ready. There are two steps:

1. Click for American Needlepoint Guild (ANG) and sign-up. One year's membership is $45.00. You will receive the Needle Pointers magazine and a lot of access to online projects and seminars held during each calendar year.

2. Contact our local Membership Chairman, Janice Marsh, for local sign-up. One year's membership is $22.00. Your registration includes eight member meetings and multiple opportunities to join other local and out-of-town stitch-ins, teacher workshops, and needlepoint projects organized by the Program chairman and committee.

Phone Numbers, Mail, and Email Addresses

Do we have your current phone number and mailing address? Do we have your current email address? In "no", please send any additions or corrections to
Janice Marsh, Membership Chairman at

Need a Ride to the Meetings??

Don't miss our meetings because you need a ride. Janice Marsh is your Ride Coordinator. Contact Janice to arrange a ride. Plan to join our morning or evening meeting or both!! Janice might even arrange for a drive-thru at McDonald's!

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