Day Meetings

Thursday Day Meeting

April 18, 2024

Autumn Fireworks 

Leader Janice Meyers will continue with part 2 of the Autumn Fireworks piece. 

May 16, 2024

Ice Cream Social 

Who likes ice cream? We will share the idea from our Sunday group and have an ice cream party! 

Bring your own bowl, spoon, and toppings to share.

Bring your stitching too to sit and stitch. 

June 20, 2024 

Summer Stitchtime at the Colts Neck Library. 

July 18, 2024

Summer Stitchtime at the Colts Neck Library.

August 15, 2024

Summer Stitchtime at the Colts Neck Library.

September 19, 2024

Outreach Project – Satin Stitch Ornaments of Perforated Paper

Outreach Chair Kathy Pettersen will provide members with patterns, perforated paper, and backing

to complete ornaments to be donated to local care facilities. The donations will be made to

facilities where some of our members now reside. We would like to demonstrate that we still

care and think about our members who are no longer able to attend meetings. 

Members will provide their own threads. 

Completed pieces must be given to Kathy no later than November 21, 2024

October 17, 2024

Beaded Icicle Ornament

Eileen Kemp will lead the group in stitching a beautiful beaded icicle ornament. 

Supplies needed: 

Pattern downloaded from

6 or 8lb Crystal Fireline

#10 Beading needle

Bead mat

11/0 Seed beads

8/0 Sead beads

6/0 Seed beads

Year charm (optional)

Registration deadline: May 16, 2024

November 21, 2024

Share Your Holiday Stitching and a Dessert

Bring a holiday project you have created using needle and thread and share it with the group.

Any holiday will do or type of project is acceptable. We would love to see and hear about your work.

Also, if you would like, bring a holiday dessert to share. Again, any holiday favorite will do. 

December 2024

No meeting

January 16, 2025

Sunny Mountains Blackwork

Design by

Have you ever wanted to try blackwork? This design will give you the chance to stitch a more

modern piece in non-traditional blackwork. We will work together as a group to perfect

the stitch patterns provided by the designer. 


Pattern downloaded from peppermintpurple   Search for Sunny Mountains (no trees)

Aida fabric 13 x 13 inch piece   Your choice of 14, 16, 18, or 20ct  

DMC 1 skein each   161, 310, 322, 414, 640, 645, 700, 702, 704, 740, 742, 743, 930, 931, 3750

Registration deadline: November 21, 2024

February 20, 2025 

Sunny Mountains Blackwork

Stitching Sunny Mountains will continue at this meeting. 

March 20, 2025

Spring Wreath Double Hoop Embroidery

Design by Jessica Long Embroidery 

Celebrate spring with this gorgeous design featuring a trio of chickadees surrounded by lovely

cherry blossoms.  Carolyn Stumpf will lead the group to stitch this piece using DMC to stitch

crewel like stitches. 

Your kit includes 2 hoops (9 inch, 4 inch) and light blue fabric. You must transfer the design yourself.

13 skeins of DMC embroidery floss 

Embroidery needles 

The color printed embroidery instructions 

A copy of the Beginner Guide

Cost: $50.00

Registration requires check made out to Monmouth Chapter EGA 

Registration deadline: November 21, 2024

April 17, 2025

Spring Wreath Double Hoop Embroidery

Carolyn Stumpf will continue to lead the Spring Wreath project.

Registration with check due by November 21, 2024