According to the original 1973 Mission Statement: "The Purpose shall be to foster the art of needle work, with special emphasis on work done with needle with an eye and related disciplines, with an eye to encourage high standards of design and technique and to bring together members who shall learn, share, teach and participate to the fullest extent in this endeavor."
One of the oldest continuing fiber art guilds in the state, NTGM was started in 1973 to enable those interested in all aspects of fiber art to learn from one another and from local and national experts. NTGM is unique in that educational programs and hands-on workshops cover a broad spectrum of fiber-related topics, from weaving to quilting to embroidery.
Membership is not required to attend open meetings, but it is recommended. Joining NTGM and paying the yearly dues entitle members to:
Duties of Board members are described in the by-laws and Job Description pages. All NTGM members are welcome to attend Board meetings. Check the Newsletter or with a Board member for the location. Duties of Board members are described in the by-laws and Job Description pages.
By-Laws available upon request.