New England Region, EGA

What's Happening

Here’s a sampling of what’s going on and what’s coming up.  Check out the calendar for detailed listings. 

Time for the SOME Spring Getaway - registration closes 12/31/23

Southern Maine (SOME) Chapter will sponsor everyone's favorite mini-seminar on Friday, March 15 to Sunday, March 17, 2024 at the Hilton Garden Inn Riverwatch in Auburn, Maine. 

Here's the brochure and registration form.  Hope to see you there!

Give a teacup pincushion to a stitching friend!

SOME Chapter members recently created one-of-a-kind “teacup” pincushions to raise funds for education. Each unique pincushion starts with a vintage teacup.  Browse the full collection at


Each pincushion is $20; postage is additional.  To order, please email Barbara Hepburn

Check out these winners...

Members of the Merrimack Valley Chapter recently exhibited their needlework at the Topsfield Fair - and won a number of ribbons!  Congrats to Robbin D., Barbara A., Rosemary C., Susan McA., Patricia B., and J. Enzmann.

Time to stitch some pears?

Southern Maine (SOME) Chapter announces the release of its latest design book, These Are SOME Pears! You get 15 unique pears, each designed by a SOME member and featuring a different embroidery technique or style.  Each pear has detailed instructions and diagrams, many in color, by Denise Harrington Pratt.


These Are SOME Pears! premiered at the 2023 Boston Stitch Party and is now available for purchase at $29.95 each plus $5.00 postage.  To order please contact Barbara Hepburn