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POTOMAC CHAPTER

AMERICAN NEEDLEPOINT GUILD INC.

 

 

April Meeting has been moved to April 14th

 

Meeting Location:

Glade Room

Reston, VA 20191

(Intersection of Glade and Soapstone Drive

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.

Membership in ANG is open to all stitchers, amateur and professional, novice and experienced, and everything in between. The only criteria for membership are a love of needlepoint and a desire to learn more about this popular art.

For more information about the Potomac Chapter of ANG and any of its activities, please call Melissa Novak at 703-257-0139.

No part of this Web site may be published, reproduced, stored in, or introduced into a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means whatsoever (including electronic, mechanical, photocopy) other than for personal or ANG use without written permission from the copyright holder.

 

 

MEETING INFORMATION

The Potomac Chapter of ANG meets on the third Thursday of every month. Our meeting time is from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM with the meeting actually beginning at 7:30 PM. The program signup is usually due at the meeting prior to program date. In special cases the signup cutoff maybe earlier. Not all members choose to participate in a given program and bring their current project to stitch.

DIRECTIONS

Glade Room

11550 Glade Drive

Reston, VA 20191

 

 

Take the toll road (West) to Reston Parkway and make a left onto the parkway. Go to the 4th traffic light and make a left onto Glade Drive. Continue down Glade for about 1.5-2 miles. You will see some tennis courts on the left and the parking lot is just past the tennis courts and the building is past the parking lot (all use the same driveway). If you get to the stop sign you have just missed it (the building is on your left). The room is on the second floor of the building, but there is a ramp on the far end of the building for those who have difficulty with stairs.

 

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Membership in ANG is $33 per year, and in the Potomac Chapter is an additional $12 per year. For plural membership the fee is $12 per year. Membership is open to anyone interested in the needle arts. Please contact our Membership representative.

Chapter Pins

Chapter Pins are available for $5 each. If you are a new member or would like to purchase a second pin, please contact the Treasurer.

PROGRAMS

20112012

All programs are at the Sully Government Center, unless otherwise indicated

DateLocationSignup DeadlineProgramTeacher
April 14, 2011Glade Room Reston From Molehill to MountainPam Gardner
May 19, 2011Glade Room Reston Officer Installation Dinner, Count of NeedlemaniaChris Loudon
June 16, 2011Glade Room Reston From Molehill to MountainPam Gardner
July 21, 2011Glade Room Reston The Count of NeedlemaniaChris Loudon
August 18, 2011Glade Room Reston From Molehill to MountainPam Gardner
September 15, 2011Glade Room Reston Not Just for Christmas Holiday OrnamentsPam Gardner
October 20, 2011Glade Room Reston From Molehill to MountainPam Gardner
October 23, 2011TBD Workshop, project TBDSue Reed
November 17, 2011Glade Room Reston Pot Luck Dinner and Tool Exchange
December 15, 2011Glade Room Reston Stitch-In
April 14-15, 2012TBD Workshop, project TBDTerry Dryden



WOODLAWN NEEDLEWORK EXHIBITION


Thank you to our members who exhibited their embroidery at the 48th annual Woodlawn Needlework Exhibition. It was a lovely and inspiriing display of our arts.

Congratulations to the following members who were awarded ribbons:

Pat Dalton - 2nd Place

Barbara Levy - 2nd Place

Chris Loudon - 3rd Place

Judy Martin - Honorable Mention

Kathy Myers - 3rd Place, Honorable Mention

Kathy Raines - Honorable Mention

Patricia Sandlin - 3rd Place

JoAnn Shepherd - 2nd Place

 

 

 

CHAPTER ORNAMENTS

Designed by Members

Potomac Pyramids

2005

Sandra Erb

The original color of the completed ornament is multi-colored.

Potomac Diamonds

2004

Judi White

The original color of the completed ornament is teal, copper, and black.

Potomac Jewel

2003

Marilyn Owen

The original color of the completed ornament is red, white, and gold.

Twist-It

2002

Sherri Goudy

The original color of the completed ornament is red, white, and gold.

Potomac Twirl

2001

Theda Lafoon

The original color of the completed ornament is green and purple.

Fun with Eyelets

2000

Lucy Edmison

The original color of the completed ornament is white on red canvas.

 

 

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Effective May 2010

PRESIDENT

Pam Gardner

703-543-7584

phgardner1745@gmail.com

VICE PRESIDENT/PROGRAMS/EDUCATION

Arlene Sheras

703-599-9065

tuxedokitty@msn.com

VICE PRESIDENT/MEMBERSHIP

Sue Tedrick

412-896-1855

satedrick@aol.com

TREASURER

Chris Loudon

703-860-2971

csloudon@comcast.net

SECRETARY

Judy Martin

703-448-1380

jscmartin5@cox.net

 

NEWSLETTER EDITOR

Pam Gardner

703-543-7584

phgardner@att.net

 Revised 4/5/2011