Magnolia Chapter
Charleston, South Carolina

Origin:

Founded in 1975, Magnolia Chapter concentrates on educating members in all areas of needlework. The Chapter has grown to nearly 40 members strong!

Meeting Information:

Meets the second Sunday of each month from 1:00-3:00 p.m. (social time from 1:00 p.m. with business meeting beginning at 1:30 p.m.). Meeting times may vary if class or special program offered. Meetings are held at the Miner Crosby Community Center, 3901 Paramount Drive, North Charleston, SC.

Programs cover a variety of needlework techniques and projects taught by national and international teachers as well as chapter members. To learn about current class offerings and special programs, please contact Susan Mock, (843) 871-6591.

Membership:

Annual dues are $55 which covers local Chapter, Region, and national EGA dues.

Guests:

Guests are welcome to attend two regular chapter meetings before being asked to join.

Outreach:

The Chapter participates in two outreach projects: stitching bookmarks promoting literacy that are donated to local libraries; and sending complete embroidery kits to Brooks Army Medical Center in Texas

The Chapter also manages a needlework display in the Creative Arts section of the Coastal Carolina Fair held in Ladson, SC each Fall. The Chapter is proud to have stitched and gifted two crewel bell pulls to the historic Joseph Manigault House, a property of The Charleston Museum, and can be found on display throughout the year. Members also enjoy occasional stitch-ins at area locations.

Newsletter:

The Chapter newsletter, Magnolia Leaves, is published monthly by Beate Lies, editor, blies@att.net.

Contacts:

President:

Susan Mock
susanmock@hotmail.com
(843) 871-6591