Programs

PROGRAMS

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July 2018

Tuesday, July 3, 10 AM

Monday, July 16, 7 PM

Program: DVD - Italian Stitching, State Fair Warm Up and People's Choice Contest

Cost: Free!

Reservation Deadline: No reservations required.

DVD - Italian Stitching: We will watch a DVD entitled "Italian Needlework Treasure" with commentary by Vima Micheli, a very well known and talented Italian stitcher, teacher, and guide for Italian stitching tours. Kathryn Nerison, will add comments and show needlework items from her trip to Italy.

State Fair Warm Up: We encourage everyone to enter multiple pieces in the State Fair. Bring the project(s) you are working on and take advantage of the stitching time. REMINDER: State Fair entry is on-line or mail-in only this year—there are no walk-in entries. The registration deadline is August 7, 2018. There is no cost to register on-line, and there is no penalty if you register but then do not enter your piece. So why not enter this year?

People's Choice Awards: July morning and evening meetings will feature a contest with a "fabulous prize" for each meetings' winner. Any member interested should bring an item of finished needlework to each or both meet-ings. All members attending that day will vote for a favorite, and the item that receives the most votes will earn its maker a prize. Members can only enter one item per meeting, and can reenter the same piece or different piece at the second July meeting. Good luck to all who enter this contest!

August 2018

Tuesday, August 7, 10 AM

Monday, August 20, 7 PM

Program: Decorative Buttons

Cost: $8.00

Reservation Deadline: July 16, 2018

Susan Ritter will lead us in stitching a decorative brooch using a base button and enhancing it with canvas work stitches, fun fibers, beads, and imagination.

September 2018

Tuesday, September 4, 10 AM

Monday, September 17, 7 PM

Program: Needlepoint - Part 2, Class 1

Cost: $7.00

Reservation Deadline: August 20, 2018.


This class in Needlepoint Stitches is a notebook class. The student will be given a 14x14" piece of canvas, thread, and needles as well as stitch directions to learn several stitches used in canvas work. These include both frequently used and some not so frequently used stitches. At the end of the two sessions, the students will be given some designs to practice what they have learned.

Students are asked to bring: 14x14" stretcher bars, tacks or a stapler to attach the canvas to the bars, and usual stitching tools (scissors, pen/pencil to take notes if desired, etc.).

October 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 10 AM

Monday, October 15, 7 PM

Program: Criss Cross Hungarian Bookmark

Cost: FREE

Reservation Deadline: September 17, 2018


We will learn the Criss Cross Hungarian Stitch and also try using pearl cotton and hardanger fabric instead of more common embroidery floss and aida or linen fabric.

We will make a simple bookmark to learn this attractive and unusual stitch.

Also, a free pattern will be provided with instructions to show how this stitch can be used to make an appealing centerpiece.


November 2018

Tuesday, November 6, 10 AM

Monday, November 19, 7 PM

Program: Needlepoint - Part 2, Class 2 (continuation of September program

Cost: $7.00

Reservation Deadline: August 20, 2017.