Our Mission is to stimulate appreciation for and celebrate the heritage of embroidery by advancing the highest standards of excellence on the practice through education, exhibition, preservation, collection and it's research

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Catherine Haumann,


Colonial West Jersey Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. (EGA)
is located in Burlington County, NJ.
This chapter is part of the Mid-Atlantic Region of EGA.
The chapter is open to anyone interested in needlework.

Charted in 1969


Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month at 10:00am.
There is no meeting in December.

Meeting Place:
St. Paul's Lutheran Church
910 Marne Highway Rt. 537
Hainesport, NJ 08036-2666
"Handicap accessible"

Upcoming programs


We are celebrating our 50th Anniversary!


Kissing pillows

The original Kissing Pillow was designed by Geraldine Trappey in 2005.  Geraldine is a member of the Yellow Rose EGA Chapter in Texas.  In the Fall of 2006, Geraldine and the Yellow Rose Chapter began offering the project to all Embroiderers’ Guild of America Chapters. The Colonial West Jersey Chapter began making the Kissing Pillows in 2008 and has continued to make them as one of our Community Outreach projects.

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