dragonfly embroidered with metal threads and small gears
2017 Original Design Award Winner "Oh How Time Flies"
Steampunk Dragonfly by Natalie Dupuis
EAC offers members lots of opportunities to improve their stitching skills. If you have been working on your skills, have you thought about entering your works in the members' show at the annual seminar to be eligible for awards?

For some of the awards and the Board Challenge, you indicate your category on the Members' Exhibition Entry Form. For 2018, you can find the exhibition entry details on the seminar website.

  • Board Challenge: Celebrating Canada
  • Seminar Theme Award: Bridging Stitches/Un pont entre les points
  • Viewers' Choice Award

embroidered cloth for the top of a dresser
2017 Pulled Thread Award Winner
Dresser Scarf by Mary Robertson
The following awards require the Members' Exhibition Entry Form and additional paperwork; make sure that you check the requirements carefully. Find the award requirements and submission deadlines on the EAC website

  • Original Design Award
  • Pulled Thread Award
  • Group Project Award



embroidered cushion
Scintillating Snowflake cushion by Barbara Kershaw
Registration for EAC's Scintillating Snowflake cyber course will end on February 28, 2018. Designer and instructor will lead students through Italian four-sided stitch, Italian hemstitching and peahole hemstitching as well as satin stitch and bullion knots. A kit is available.

For this cyber course, lessons will start on May 1, 2018, and instruction and assistance will continue until September 30, 2018.

detail of some of the stitching on the Scintillating Snowflake cushion
Detail of Scintillating Snowflake by Barbara Kershaw
You can all of the details about Scintillating Snowflake on the EAC website. Don't miss out on your chance to stitch this beautiful project by Barbara Kershaw.

Find out more at the Embroiderers' Association of Canada website.
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About EAC

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The Embroiderers' Association of Canada (EAC) is a national non-profit educational organization whose purpose is to have a fellowship of persons who enjoy needlework and wish to learn and share their knowledge; and thereby to work towards maintaining higher standards of design, colour and workmanship.

Our aim is to preserve traditional techniques and promote new challenges in the Art of Embroidery through education and networking.

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