The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc., New England Region

Connecticut River Valley Chapter
NER Seminar 2003


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New England Region Seminar
May 2 - 4, 2003


Catherine Jordan is a certified Master Craftsman in counted thread techniques from The Embroiderers' Guild of America and past president of the Virginia Guild of Needlewomen in Richmond, Virginia. She is a juried member of EGA's Fiber Forum and has exhibited many award-winning original designs using custom overdyed fibers. She enjoys the dying process with all types of fiber and teaches classes in many types of embroidery, dying, and design using custom over dyed fibers. She is the owner of Catherine's Designs.

Margaret Kinsey is an EGA Certified Teacher in Silk and Metal Thread Embroidery, and is certified from Kurenai Kai in Traditional Japanese Embroidery. She continues studies in Rozashi with Fumiko Ozaki and with the Japanese Embroidery Center. She has taught at all levels of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. She has taught and lectured at the chapter level for ANG as well as in museums and needlework shops. Her works have been exhibited in several states and are in a number of private collections in the U.S. and Germany. She lives in Winter Park, Florida.

Patricia Moore has taught needlework and teaching classes. She has taught at all levels of The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. She has also taught needlework in many needlework shops, programs for young stitchers and classes for the elderly. A designer and writer for Nordic Needle and several other needlework magazine publications, she was recently featured in Needlepoint Now magazine. She lectures on a wide variety of needlework subjects. Exhibited nationally and locally, she has won many awards. She studies continuously, including courses in England with the Practical Study Group of the Guild of England.

Lynn Payette received her art education from professional artist parents. She has taught crewel, mixed-media, Brazilian, stumpwork, silk and metal, shisha-work, and crazy quilting to children and adults.  She has taught for Callaway, all levels of EGA, The Embroidery Association of Canada (EAC), and has designed for a variety of wholesale vendors. She has been published in many popular needlework publications.

Susan Reed holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education, and Teacher Certification from the Elsa Williams School of Needleart. She received her Senior Master Level in the Master Teacher Program of ANG. She is an active teacher on the local, regional, and national levels for ANG, EGA, needlework shops, and guilds. She has taught at The Calloway Gardens School of Needlearts and at the "Assembly for Embroiderers", sponsored by the National Academy of Needlearts (NAN). In addition to teaching around the country, Sue also teaches five classes a week at a local shop.

Dakota Rogers has been on the faculty for ANG, EGA, and EAC both at the national and regional levels in the USA and Canada. In 1977 she was awarded for her work in the professional category at the NAN Assembly, and in 1999 received the Silver Scissors Service award from her EGA chapter. She has been published in Needle Arts, Needlepointers and Needlepoint Now magazines.

Diana Snyder has been instructing embroidery classes since 1980 when she became an EGA member. She has taught and exhibited on the local, regional, and national levels. Diana has EGA teaching Certification and a Master Craftsman in Counted Thread, but she teaches other classes including surface stitchery and ethnic embroideries with a specialty in whitework. She was a recipient of The Educator of Excellence Award for the New England Region, and served as New England Region Director. She is presently the EGA Director of Education.

C.A. Wells CA's Eclectic Collection is known for her original needlework designs in both form and function. C.A. keeps every stitcher involved from the first stitch to the last. She teaches nationally and internationally, and hosts her own seminars in Cape Cod and Europe. C.A.'s stitching and finishing techniques will take you to another dimension in your needlework quite literally!

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