Lunch & Learn (L&L) is a monthly collaboration event between the San Francisco Embroiderers’ Guild of America (SFEGA) and SNAD. Taking place during the noon hour on the third Wednesday of each month from January to October, this collaboration will offer up a mix of informative lectures, interactive presentations, and short workshops. Each week will offer a different speaker or small project presented from our local community. This series is dedicated to promoting and showcasing the may talented needleworkers in the Bay Area. Bring your lunch–and learn something new!

Upcoming L&Ls

January 17  SNAD instructor Annalee Levin will discuss her work as a contemporary artist in needlework and sculpture. Click here to register.

February 21 EGA member Anne Holly will give a presentation on ecclesiastical vestments. She will bring some of the best pieces of embroidery available in San Francisco for the class. Click here to register.

March 21 Learn about the Arts & Crafts movement with guest instructor Dianne Ayres. She will have samples of vintage design objects from her own collection. Click here to register.

April 18 San Francisco EGA Guild Members will be introducing three kinds of fabrics for cross stitch! President Christine Tanabe will present stamped cross stitch, Celia Riskin will talk about cross stitch on Aida cloth, and Joy DePaola will present counted cross stitch on linen. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of these three fabrics and how they interact with embroidery! Click here to register.

July 18 Sarah Pedlow, artist and founder of ThreadWritten, will present images and embroidered textiles from her artist’s residencies and travels in Hungary, Romania, Holland, and Ukraine. Click here to register.