American Needlepoint Guild

Gateway Chapter
St. Louis, Missouri


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Our January 17 meeting at the Ladue Chapel is our first meeting for the 2019 year. Check your schedule and plan to join us and attend the morning meeting at 9:30 am or the evening meeting at 6:00 pm.

You can be our guest for your first two meetings/visits and when you are ready to join, contact American Needlepoint Guild ( and our local Membership Chairman, Nancy Feldman, for sign-up procedures.


In January, we are finishing our first project - a personalized name badge. Next, for the members who signed-up, we are starting a red, white, and blue patriotic sampler – a project designed by Karen Barras of the Central Kentucky ANG chapter. As always, participation in our projects is optional. If you would like to participate in the upcoming project, please see additional information below or the recent newsletter.

January-February Needlenotes Newsletter

Click here to read the Needlenotes for current member and chapter activities. In this edition, you will find information about our project that begins in January, our Jennifer Riefenberg – Pumpkin Patch workshop scheduled for June and our Stitch-Away stitch-scheduled in October. Our local shops also advertise in our newsletter about their needlepoint services and upcoming events and classes.

If you have missed any previous newsletters, click here to view a list of past issues.

Hooray for the Red, White, and Blue

Member Project


Our second project begans January 2019. Plan to join and use threads from your stash. A $25 stitch guide is available by the designer and you will need an 11" x 11" white 18 mesh momo canvas, 11" x 11" stretcher bars, a #10 beading needle and the usual stitching supplies. See the January / February Needlnotes newsletter for additional details about ordering the stitch guide.

The suggested materials list mostly includes Anchor (DMC) and Kreinik and a few embellishments. Check your stash for threads and be creative.

Jennifer Riefenberg

Sign-up for Pumpkin Patch

Registration opens at January 2019 meeting.

Date: Saturday/Sunday – June 8-9, 2019
Location:  Shaw Park Plaza, 1 North Brentwood Blvd Suite 700, Brentwood, MO

Kit fee:  $125.00  - includes canvas, threads and fibers


Teaching fee and teacher travel costs paid by Gateway ANG
Continental breakfast provided by ANG. 
You may bring lunch or place an order for a lunch delivery (more details in the Spring)
Parking available at Shaw Park Plaza Garage free of charge (more details in the Spring)

Participants should bring:

--- Basic stitching supplies
---- Stretcher bars - 10 in x 12 in and tack

Chapter Information

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 2018-2019. Use the link to the brochure and 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.

Phone Numbers, Mail and Email Addresses

Do we have your current phone and mailing addresses? Send any additions or corrections to
Nancy Feldman, Membership officer at

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!

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