The Embroiderer's Guild of America, headquartered at 426 West Jefferson Street, Louisville, Kentucky, is an organization dedicated to "fostering the art of needlework and associated arts." Its members practice any and all forms of needlework, and are dedicated to education and community outreach. EGA has chapters throughout the United States. Chapters are organized into regions. Events are organized at all levels of the organization.
The Guild's definition of embroidery is intentionally unconfining: anything made "using a needle with an eye in it". In 2006 The national guild had 16,000 members organized in 345 local chapters in 13 regions.
The Guild was established in New York in 1958 as a branch of The Embroiderers' Guild of London (established in 1906) but withdrew in 1970.
Embroidery Museum and Resource Center 
The Guild operates the Embroidery Museum and Resource Center in Louisville. The museum features changing exhibit embroidery and related fiber arts, as well as displays from the Guild's permanent collection of over 900 pieces.
- ^ "The light is better in Louisville" was the winning pitch in 1989, when the location for a new national headquarters, formerly in New York, was being decided.
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