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Brenda Hart - Stitch of the Month Project wraps up in May

Thursday, May 19, 2016
Member Meetings
9:30 am and 6:30 pm
Ladue Chapel

Join us at the morning or the evening member meeting and enhance your repertoire of stitches and creativity by participating in the Brenda Hart project of 12 stitches. You will receive the project book that introduces ...
Stitch of the Month - 2007 by Brenda Hart. All of the stitches and instructions are also posted on the ANG web site,, under Stitch of the Month. In May, we will wrap-up with the final stitches.

May meeting also includes the installation of officers for 2016-2018: 1st Vice President (Programs), Treasurer, Newsletter, and Public Relations.

Check for other member activities in our newsletter and tri-fold brochure.

Hope to see you often this year!


May, June, and July Needlenotes Newsletter

Click here to read the May, June, and July Needlenotes for our current member and chapter activities. There is more information in the newsletter about the the past activities with pictures of finished projects from our own members. Also, check-out the the Shop News for our advertisers. They have great fun ideas for the spring days fast approaching us.

If you have missed any previous newsletters, click here or click Needlenotes Newsletter under the Contents heading on the left side of this page.

"Texture as a Design Element"
Toni Gerdes

Two-Day Workshop
March 9 & 10, 2017

Our Gateway ANG Chapter is hosting Toni Gerdes on
Thursday, March 9 and Friday, March 10, 2017 at The Ladue Chapel.
It is an all-level class and Toni will show us how to add texture to our canvases.

After an informative visual presentation; students can choose to stitch small samples of all examples; or stitch a paisley design using the different techniques. The kit will include all supplies, including many different types of thread, a 14" x 14", 18 ct. white-opalescent mono canvas, copper scrubbies and Ultrasuede. Design size is 10" x 10".

Toni Gerdes holds a Level 2 Teachers' certificate from the National Academy of Needlearts, as well as a Master Teacher with ANG. She currently serves on the Board of NAN and on the Board of Directors for Mile High ANG chapter as President. She has received numerous awards for her designs. Toni has taught for NAN, EGA and ANG as well as guilds and shops. She has been published in Needlepointers, Needlepoint Now and in Needle Arts as the Artist Across America.

The cost for this two day workshop is $120.00. Cut-off date is December 20, 2016.
We are pleased to tell you we will be showing a stitched sample at the May 19, 2016
ANG meetings as well as the June 11, 2016 luncheon.

Please make checks payable to Gateway ANG Chapter and mail to
Jan Poneta, 965 Crick Hollow Court, St. Louis, MO 63146.

If you have any questions regarding this upcoming workshop,
please contact Jan at 314.313.0091.

Come and join in the fun and learn new techniques for your stitching projects.

Three-Day Stitch-Away!!
October 3, 4, and 5, 2016
Cedar Creek in New Haven, Missouri

Reservations Closed on April 1

Cedar Creek is located in the rolling hills of Missouri Wine Country. It is a conference center that provides the ideal destination to escape, relax, and stitch. As a family-owned business, they make it a priority to welcome guests with unparalleled hospitality.

Join us at Cedar Creek Conference Center, New Haven, Missouri on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, October 4, 5, and 6, 2016 for relaxing and stitching and this opportunity is available only to our ANG members. This stitch-away event includes two-night stay at the conference center and all meals included. The first fifteen paid guests will have a guaranteed reservation for this event. Any additional paid reservations will be dependant on room availability.

Look for your registration form in the mail. You should have received it on December 10th. Complete the registration form and send with your payment to Jan Poneta. Stitch-Away cost includes two nights lodging and five meals.

  • Double occupancy ($269.00) or single occupancy ($318.00)

  • Reservation form and payment required Sunday, January 10, 2016

  • Reservation closed on Friday April 1, 2016

  • Cedar Creek, New Haven, Missouri

Two-Day Workshop
March 3 & 4, 2016
Terry Dryden - Funky Rose

Terry Dryden lead a workshop for the St. Louis Gateway ANG chapter on Thursday, March 3 and Friday, March 4, 2016. It was so much fun and everyone learned so many new techniques. It was two busy days of stitching but the rewards will be displayed in the great resulting project.

Thanks to everyone for attending!!
Thank you, Terry!!

Click here to view pictures of the workshop.


Colored Pictures in your e-Mail Newsletter

It is time to keep up with the changing world and we have decided to join in. Beginning with the Gateway ANG September-October 2013 newsletter, you will receive the newsletter only through email if you have provided the chapter with an email address. You will not receive the newsletter by mail.

If you would like to have a copy of the newsletter mailed to your home, please contact Judy Lewis, Newsletter Chair at 314-997-6674 or If your mail address or email address have changed, please contact Judy or Leigh Hullverson, Membership Chair.

Need a Ride to the Meetings??

Don't miss our meetings because you need a ride. Janice Marsh is your Ride Coordinator. Contact her and she will arrange a ride for you so you can join either our morning or evening meetings or both!! Janice might even arrange for a drive-thru at McDonald's to satisfy your cravings! Contact Janice!

Chapter Information

Phone Numbers, Mail and Email Addresses

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"Tri-fold" Brochure

Information about the Gateway ANG chapter can be found in the tri-fold brochure. It includes information about the nonprofit organization, programs, workshops, and events scheduled for 2014-2015. Complete the membership application and join other members in the many needlework activities. If you are already a member, share this information with your friends and neighbors and share your interest in needlepoint.

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