About South Bay Needlepointers

South Bay Needlepointers is a chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild located in Milpitas, CA. The chapter meets monthly at 10AM on the fourth Monday of the month except December in the Milpitas Police Department's community room located at 1275 North Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas CA 95035.

There are also evening meetings on the second Monday of odd months at 7PM. Meeting dates for 2011: January 10, March 14, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 14. Check the calendar for location.

Chapter activities include monthly meetings with a hands-on program or lecture, coordination of Group Correspondence Courses, sponsorship of visiting teachers for workshops, community outreach, special social events, exhibits, and informal stitch-ins.

The purpose of this non-profit organization is exclusively for education and cultural development in the art of needlepoint and other counted techniques. And shall be promoted through personal contact, communications, meetings and exhibitions of needlework.


The chapter newsletter is published 11 times per year. Subscription cost is included in chapter membership dues.


Shops, as well as individual members, are invited to advertise in our monthly newsletter. Ads must be camera-ready business cards when submitted.