ECNG_horiz logo_w_tagline-2018-45th Anniv copyThe Essex County Needlecraft Guild (ECNG) is proud to announce their “45th Anniversary Needlework Exhibit and Tea” to be held at the Hellenic Center of Ipswich, MA. Over 100 members work will be on display including examples of Quilts, Hooked Rugs, Needlepoint, Knitting, Felting, Embroidery and more. Members will also be on hand to demonstrate their crafts throughout the day, all masters of their craft and known for their individual talents will be onsite and demonstrating throughout the day.

The Exhibit will be held on Wednesday May 2, 2018 at the Hellenic Center, 117 County Rd, Ipswich MA and open to the public with free admission from 10AM to 4PM. Light Refreshments will be served.

A  Red Work Quilt made by our own members will be on display and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.


ecng 2018 quilt

ECNG was establish 45 years ago in 1973 by a small group of women enthusiastically involved in needlework committed to share, promote and educate others of the needlework arts came together to form the Essex County Needlecraft Guild. Success of the guild continues today with over 150 members strong, and offers lectures, workshops, and field trips throughout the year.


Sandra Goldbert, an ECNG member will present her program at the April 4th meeting.

Due to the storm, the ECNG meeting has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Money for the workshop will be refunded. Think Spring!

Deanna Andree will present her program next Wednesday, March 14th.
Storm is the reason for postponement.

Deanna Andree- felt artist will show her landscape talents.

Anniversary Tea Invitation

You are cordially invited to join us in celebrating the 49th Anniversary of the Essex County Needlecraft Guild, to be held on May 2, 2018 from 1000 AM to 5 PM at the Hellenic Center 117 County Road, Ipswich, MA.
The Anniversary Celebration will include an Exhibit of a variety of needlework done by our talented members. Many of the pieces have won awards and recognition, some at the national Level. The display may include framed art, wall hangings, clothing, quilts, and other decorative needlework done in such techniques as Rug hooking, Embroidery, Knitting, Sewing, Spinning, Crochet, Quilting, and Felting. A member of the guild will be demonstrating different types of needlework throughout the day,
A Red work quilt, made by members of the guild will be on display and raffle tickets will be available for purchase. No admission will be charged and there is free parking. Refreshments will be served throughout the day.
We look forward to seeing you on May 2. We are certain that you will enjoy your visit.
Please feel free to invite friends, co-workers, and fellow guild members who would also enjoy this needlework event.
Bonnie Floyd

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