The object of ICNA shall be to act as an organizational support group for the purpose of promoting the art of needlework by providing a forum for the dissemination of information, while maintaining the integrity of the individual member organizations.
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National Academy of Needlearts (NAN)
American Needlepoint Guild, Inc (ANG)
| Pat Rogers, President
760 17th St
Rock Island, IL 61201
Publication: Needle Pointers, Sandy Rogers Editor, Lisa Bearden Publisher
The Embroiderers' Guild of America, Inc. (EGA)
The mission of EGA is to foster the highest standards of excellence in the practice of the art of embroidery through education, research, and exhibits that preserve and celebrate the heritage of embroidery.
Lorie Welker, President
presega -[at]- egausa.org
Publication: Needle Arts, Cheryl Christian Editor
The Embroiderersí Association of Canada (EAC)
To preserve the traditional techniques and promote new challenges in the art of embroidery through education and networking.
Madelaine Basta, President
937 Hare Avenue
Ottawa, ON K2A 3J6
Publication: Embroidery Canada, E-mail
National Embroidery Teachers' Association (NETA)
The National Embroidery Teachers Association is an organization open to all teachers, active or retired, and to prospective teachers of embroidery and other textile arts. The purposes of the organization are:
- To unite into one organization all persons actively engaged in the profession of teaching embroidery and those teachers who have retired;
- To further the professional improvement of the members;
- To serve as a clearing agency for promoting education and disseminating information pertaining to teaching embroidery;
- To foster the promotion and perpetuation of the professionalism of its members;
- To work toward the advancement of professional education in embroidery.
Lois Kershner, President
Lodiek -[at]- aol.com
The National Needlearts Association (TNNA)
The National NeedleArts Association advances its community of professional businesses by encouraging the passion for needlearts through education, industry knowledge exchange, and a strong marketplace.
Patty Parrish, Executive Director
1100-H Brandywine Blvd.
Zanesville, OH 43701-7303
1-800-889-8662, Ext 3114
Publication: TNNA Today, Send to Executive Director
Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild (BDEIG)
The objectives of the Guild are:
- to help members, teachers and students achieve high standards of excellence in Brazilian Embroidery
- to encourage the knowledge and use of Brazilian Embroidery
- to provide guidelines for judging and Seminar classes
- to promote positive interaction among those who do Brazilian Embroidery through workshops, demonstrations, classes and the annual Seminar
- to foster the formation of BDEIG Chapters, both local and internet
- to encourage Guild members to honor and respect the work of all artists and designers
| Rosalie Wakefield, President|
3406 NW Ashland Dr
Beaverton, OR 97006-4639
rwrw -[at]- comcast.net
Loretta Holzberger, Treasurer
13701 123 St E
Puyallup, WA 98374-4552
lholzberger -[at]- comcast.net
Publication: B. E. Wrap-Up, Charlene Newlin, Editor
4220 Bellaire Dr, South
Fort Worth, TX 76109-2028
ICNA membership is open to any association worldwide that has as it's objective the development of and education in the needlearts. Dues are US$50 per calendar year and are payable to the ICNA Treasurer.