ANG Projects for Communities


Nationally Funded Projects

To fulfill the purpose of the American Needlepoint Guild, Educational Services continues to research possibilities for national projects to create significant forms of needlepoint in places of worship, public buildings, and historical landmarks of the United States. ANG has endeavored to leave a legacy for future generations by completely funding twelve such projects. For more information about any of these projects, please contact ANG's Director for Educational Services.

  • United Nations Peace Rug
    In a world that is constantly changing, many countries depicted in the Peace Rug are no longer in existence. This has necessitated the removal of the rug from public display. It now is in the archives of the United Nations Building in New York City.
     
  • State Seal Rug
    Hangs in the headquarters of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington, D.C.
     
  • State Flower and Bird Rug
    Located in the library of the Chicago Botanical Gardens, Glencoe, Illinois.
     
  • Federal Cabinet Seals
    Placed in the appropriate Cabinet offices in Washington, D.C.
     
  • Princess Grace Altar Cloth
    Located in Monaco in the Grimaldi family chapel at the palace.
     
  • Selective Service System Seal
    Located in the Selective Service National Headquarters boardroom in Washington, D.C.
     
  • Agnese Map
    Depicts the world as seen by Christopher Columbus. Completed in 1992 in conjunction with the 500th anniversary of Columbus' discovery of the New World, the framed map is permanently displayed in the American Embassy in Dublin, Ireland.
     
  • Congressional Club Seal
    Located in the First Ladies Museum at the Congressional Club in Washington, D.C.
     
  • Ducks Unlimited
    Located in the national headquarters of Ducks Unlimited, Inc., in Memphis, Tennessee.
     
  • White House Christmas Stockings
    The theme of 'Twas The Night Before Christmas was carried out in the 101 Christmas Stockings stitched by ANG members and hung on the 1995 Christmas Tree in the Blue Room of the White House. The 1996 White House Christmas Stockings theme was The Nutcracker. These 152 stockings joined with the 1995 stockings to be incorporated into the Christmas decor for 1997. They are now part of the Clinton Administration memorabilia.
     
  • Blair House Chair Seats
    Blair House in Washington, D.C., is the official guest house for visiting dignitaries. The four Queen Anne chairs are located in the primary suite and the upstairs hall.
     
  • NASA Patches
    Official NASA patches for 133 manned space missions hang at the John C. Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. ANG has formed an alliance with NASA and continues to provide stitched replicas of the official patch for each mission that is launched.

National/Chapter Jointly Funded Projects

ANG chapters receive partial funding from the national organization to stitch projects for their local communities upon application to and approval by the Board of Directors. To add your chapter project to the Web site, please contact communityprojects@needlepoint.org.

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Community Projects

Many ANG chapters have stitched locally funded projects for their own communities. If your chapter would like to see its community project represented on the Web site, please contact communityprojects@needlepoint.org.

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