National Academy of Needlearts

The Leader in Needlearts Education

NAN - National Academy of Needlearts

The National Academy of Needlearts (NAN) is a nationwide, non-profit organization devoted to the advancement of embroidery as an art form.

Established in 1985 as a nationwide, nonprofit organization, NAN's goal is to uphold the highest standards in the needlearts by providing excellence in education to all those interested in furthering their embroidery skills as teachers, judges, artists, designers, authors, or technically proficient embroiderers.

Follow the links below or to the left for more information about our programs.

We Put the Art in Needleart!

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