Meeting Locations

Monthly Meetings

The ASG guild offers many opportunities for you to participate. The all-guild meetings include the General meeting where business is discussed as well as the Board meeting where the elected board members, appointees, and committee leads serve the organization through planning and implementation. The all-guild meetings meet in a Central/North Central location. The Board meetings are held by Zoom.
The guild also offers “Satellites.” These groups appeal to specific interests or are an outlet for those who wish to share our craft with others, but are unable to drive into Austin.
Members may attend any of the meetings listed on this page.  Visitors are welcome to attend meetings twice in one year before being kindly asked to join.
ASG GENERAL MEETING AND BOARD MEETINGS
The General Meeting (hybrid), is the 4th Thursday* of the month in various locations at 6:30-8:00.
After a brief business meeting, various techniques are studied and practiced. Locations are announced within 28 days of the meeting.
*Excludes July (scheduled separately for a summer all-day stitch-in and social), November (usually held the 3rd Thursday), and December (not held).
On May 25th, the program will be on making a Quaker Heart. This is a cross stitch pattern on linen, part 1 of 2, taught by Candy Cantin.  Supplies needed are one skein of strandable floss in favorite color, two 9″x9″ pieces of 32 ct linen or 16 ct Aida, and size 8 pearl cotton to match the linen. Location will be announced by the beginning of May.
Georgetown Satellite meets the 1st Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at the Georgetown Public Library, 402 W. 8th StreetVarious techniques are studied and practiced in the meetings.
Next meeting: May 6. Stitch-in.
Historic Sampler Satellite (HSS) meets the 2nd Saturday of the month at the time and place shown below. This group focuses on counted work, usually on linen, aida, and similar ground fabric. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81557978553?pwd=eHFjb2hIdVBIbW84RnNySFQyVU1Kdz09 Meeting ID: 815 5797 8553 Passcode: 313710
The May 11th meeting will be held at the Hampton Branch Library in Oak Hill, 12:30-4:30 PM.
Our Opportunity Knocks SCR 2024 Basket is a Heart Theme Basket. We will use this time to put together our Heart 2024 Basket. This meeting is the last opportunity to turn in your Heart items to Ray Carter. And remember that those who turn in three or more items will be entered into a prize drawing.
For May, our Sampler Motif is Flowers so look among your completed samplers and bring your samplers with Flowers to share.
Continuing the Exploration of Needlework Tools, bring your favorite scissors and scissor fobs to share with the group. Scissors like pants are always plural and like pants, it is because they are made up of a joined pair of components; in this case two cutting blades. Your scissors can be old or new, ones that you enjoy using or ones you simply admire for their design and function.
June 8, 12:30-4:30. Place TBD.
For June, our Sampler motif theme is Strawberries. Pull out your samplers, old projects and new with strawberries, and bring them to share with our group.

Essential tools for needle workers are our tape measures and rulers. Look through your tools and bring your favorite measuring device. Whether you have an antique that has caught your fancy or something that you have decorated to add to your tool collection, bring your rulers and tape measures to delight our group.

Our program will be an EGA Study Box on American Samplers. The description for “The American Sampler Study Box” –This box contains two sampler projects: a large, traditional piece replicating designs dating from about 1820; and another nametag sized. Included are some shared materials from England, thanks to a twinned chapter in Chichester. American samplers reviewed in the materials date from the 17th to 19th centuries, and lovely new books are included for your enjoyment.

Bead Bunch Satellite meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 am at Bethany United Methodist Church, 10010 Anderson Mill Road, Austin. This group focuses on 3D beaded items. Most meetings include a offering: Zoom id: 845 8038 0042 Passcode 974287
The May 8th meeting will include a Circle for a Landing Workshop started in April.  This session required registration and is part of a two month class. However, the instruction can be viewed during the Zoom session.

June 19, July 17, August 21: Sew in at the same location and Zoom login.

Contact info@austinstitches-ega.org for more information.