Neapolitan Chapter of the

Embroiderers' Guild of America

The Neapolitan Chapter meets at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church on 625 111th. Ave N, Naples, FL, in the Claussen Center Building behind the Church. We have General Meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of the months of Jan, Feb, Mar, Oct and Nov. at 9:30am.

The Neapolitan Chapter has Stitch-Ins on the first Wednesday of the month at the Shepherd of the Glades Church, which is at the corner of Santa Barbara and Rattlesnake Hammock Rd. We meet at 9:30 am in the Choir room of the church. These stitch-ins are only during our 'Season' of Oct-May.

On the fourth Wednesday of the month, the Chapter meets in the Clubside Reserve Clubhouse, in the Vineyards. There will also be a few stitch-ins on the 2nd. Wednesday of a couple of the summer months, at members' homes. Please check the calendar for more specific information.

Coming in March 2023!!

Back by Popular Demand!!

Susan Greening Davis

Independent Needlework Historian, Designer & Instructor

Susan will be teaching a one-day class on March 16, 2023, on various historical techniques, including the following stitches -- Vintage Hem Stitching, Double Running, Hardanger, Drawn Threads and Waste Canvas. Each student will receive Susan's Sampler Studies Booklet. Kit fee$60 for chapter members, $75 for non-members and $90 for non-EGA members. Contact Suzi Bloemker at Location to be determined.

We are the Neapolitan Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America, and, as such, part of EGA's Sun Region which encompasses all of the Florida chapters and Bermuda. EGA's Mission: The mission of the Embroiderers' Guild of America is to inspire passion for the needle arts through education and the celebration of its heritage.


Chapter Outreach

For over a decade, members have stitched "Home Sweet Habitat" samplers which are framed and presented to the new owners of Habitat for Humanity homes at their dedication ceremony.

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If you have any questions about our chapter, please contact:

Kathy Egan at

Last updated January 10, 2023