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American Needlepoint Guild, Inc.
P.O. Box 1027
Cordova, TN 38088-1027
(901) 755-3728
Web site: http://www.needlepoint.org
The American Needlepoint Guild, Inc. (ANG), is an educational, nonprofit organization for amateur and professional, novice and experienced stitchers.

Craftsmen's Studio
2778 Tabernacle Church Road
Pleasant Garden, NC 27313
e-mail: email@craftsmensstudio.com
Their e-mail newsletter furnishes educational information, designer profiles, special sales, and more.

The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc.
335 West Broadway, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 589-6956
e-mail: EGAHQ@aol.com
Web site: http://www.egausa.org
The goal of this guild is to preserve and promote the highest standards of traditional embroidery.

Web Sites

Counted Cross Stitch, Needlework, and Stitchery Page

Embroiderers' Association of Canada
This association promotes the art of embroidery in its many forms. Its Web site links to local chapters, youth programs, correspondence courses, and more.

International Council of Needlework Associations (ICNA)
Formed in September 1990, this council works to promote the art of needlework. It also provides resource information.

The Needlework Designers of Canada
This organization seeks to help new and established designers promote their work. Its newsletter links members throughout Canada.


Dillmont, Thérèse de. The Complete Encyclopedia of Needlework. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: Running Press, 1996.

Elder, Karen. Embroidery. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1995.

Nichol, Gloria. Cross Stitch. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1995.

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