Membership

The Embroiderers’ Association of Canada, Inc./Association candienne de broderie, Inc. offers membership to youth (9 to 21 years) and adults in Canada and internationally.

Membership in EAC/ACB commences quarterly, February, May, August or November first, upon the receipt of fees by the Membership Director. If you have any questions about membership, please reach out to our Membership Director through our contact page.

Chapters near you may provide opportunities for workshops, lectures, and exhibits. Most chapters hold meetings and stitching sessions regularly.

Adult Membership

Adult members enjoy the following privileges:

  • Embroidery Canada magazine, two issues yearly, with beautiful photographs, projects, suppliers and informative articles
  • Workshops, retreats and seminars across Canada
  • Project and cyber courses from basic to advanced levels
  • Technique study courses from basic to advanced in a variety of embroidery styles and topics
  • Exhibitions, challenges, exchanges and awards
  • My EAC/Mon ACB access on the website
  • eThreads monthly e-newsletter
  • Extensive lending library
  • Study portfolios for research and education in the needle arts
  • Heritage Collection with borrowing opportunities

Youth Membership (9 to 21 Years)

Youth embroiderers receive a number of benefits including:

  • Quarterly, mailed newsletter, Youth Embroiderers’ News
  • Annual seminar brochure issue of Embroidery Canada
  • Courses designed for youth members
  • Awards for learning opportunities and events
  • My EAC/Mon ACB access on the website

Types of Memberships

Chapter Membership: You may join EAC/ACB through a local chapter. Chapter members pay the EAC/ACB fee plus any fees associated with their local chapter directly to their chapter.

National Membership: If you are not affiliated with a local chapter, you may join EAC/ACB as a national member. Members who are not affiliated with a chapter purchase their membership directly from the EAC/ACB. The costs are as follows:

Affiliate Membership: Institutions and groups belonging to other national or international organizations may become affiliated with EAC/ACB. All groups receive an annual subscription to Embroidery Canada.

  • $15 CAD annually for youths resident in Canada
  • $20 CAD annually for youths resident outside of Canada
  • $40 CAD annually for adults resident in Canada
  • $50 CAD annually for adults resident in the United States
  • $60 CAD annually for adults in the rest of the world
  • $50 CAD for affiliate memberships

Purchase your membership today!

Youth Membership – Canadian Resident
$15.00
Open to girls and boys (aged 9 to 21 years) as a Youth Chapter member or as a National member.
Youth Membership – Non-Canadian Resident
$20.00
Open to girls and boys (aged 9-21 years) as a Youth Chapter member or as a National member. Youth members
Affiliate Membership
$50.00
Institutions and groups belonging to other national or international organizations may become affiliated with EAC for $50 CAD annually. All
Adult Membership – Worldwide
$60.00
If you are not affiliated with a local chapter, you may join EAC as a member. This membership is available
Adult Membership – US Resident
$50.00
If you are not affiliated with a local chapter, you may join EAC as a national member. This membership is
Adult Membership – Canadian Resident
$40.00
If you are not affiliated with a local chapter, you may join EAC as a national member. This membership is

Mail-In Application Form

Download, print, complete, and mail our downloadable membership application in with your payment to the address listed on the form.

Other Membership Information

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Forming a Chapter

With just a few stitchers you can form an EAC/ACB chapter. Some chapters run very well with less than 10 members and some chapters have over 50 members. For more information about chapters, please contact us.