Sunday, January 29, 2012

Stitch - in - Public Flyer

Note from Renee R:

Our display, of the 2011 Education Projects,
is in the display case 
at the Munster Public Library entry. 

Anyone can stop by and see it.
My thanks to Chris R for helping with it.

(Photos  to follow later this week)

Additional information here:

Saturday, January 21, 2012

National Embroidery Month: Stitch in Public Day

Information from Renee R:

Stitch in Public Day
Saturday, February 4, 2012


10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

FREE Program

Fun!  Fun!  Fun!

The public of all ages are invited to stitch with us,
or to learn how to stitch.  We will have small
"how to" projects for beginners.
Anyone who would like to be a
teacher along side a beginning stitcher
is encouraged to help out.

You are welcome to bring one or two
or a few of your projects for show and tell;
however, you are responsible for them +
may take them with you when you leave.

The 2011 Education Projects will be
featured in the entry display case at the library
from January 23 thru February 11th.

There are outlets for lighting, but it is
recommended that you bring an extension cord.

Lunch is on your own.
The library does have a small kitchen area 
w/microwave + refrigerator.

Please consider joining us for an hour, or all day.
Come and go as you please.

Let us know you are coming by signing up
at the January chapter meeting 
 by calling / e-mailing Renee 

If you are unable to come to the Library on the 4th,  
you are encouraged to stitch in public bodly where ever you find
yourself in February!   Let's have fun with this!

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Fun Stuff ....

Marjorie is hosting a pear giveaway
see her post for details:   New Giveaway ...

Do we all enjoy pincushions?   Really?
people to share their pincushion photos / collections.   
What fun to scroll thru the pictures and visit other blogging sites!

Noticed a charming pincushion with doubles as
a scissor keep.    Here is a link to Alicia's Angelic Pincusion (Tutorial).
Too creative .... take a peek.

On the subject of tutorials .... do you like
Valentine's Day crafts?   Felt projects?
These Tutorials  look like fun.   And, did you see the one
with all the buttons?   Oh my, I'm doomed.
Thank you Laura Howard for your blog, tutorials,
and a peek at your book!!!   

Funness with morning coffee.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

March Class: Beaded Fob Project

Tubular Bead Fob
will be taught
at the March Class and June class.

The first class (March) will be learning the
peyote stitch.

The second class (June) will be for making the
fringe and finishing your fob.

The kit will include Delica #11 beads, 4mm Bicone crystals,
6mm flat metal spacers, 6mm closed jump ring, cell phone cord,
beading thread, beading needle, + bead mat.

Participants will need to supply bead + fringe 
for second class in June.

See the newsletter for 
additional details!

Fee:  $8.00 kit price
Sign Up Deadline:  February General Meeting

Friday, January 13, 2012

Education 2012 - Classes for Members










Details can be found in the
Chapter's Newsletter

Monday, January 9, 2012

Canvas Project

This canvas was stitched by Beth.

designed by 
Sue Reed.

This was an on-going project

Thx for sharing Beth!!!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Mixed Media Needle Book Class

February 2012 Class
Mixed Media Needle Book

Members will create a textured, multi media collage on the outside of a 5" x 7" needle book cover. We will be fusing + embellishing w/charms + fibers. Last, Wool Felt 'pages' will be sewn in, button added for closure.

Kit will include the needle book cover (batik fabric interior), wool felt for needlebook 'pages', cheesecloth, tulle, MistyFuse, collage pieces, fibers, + embellishments. (#22 Chenille needle and a button). Special thx to Beth + Mel for their donations of fibers + charms.

We will make it that evening, take it home finished (or nearly finished)! Class time should be 30-45 minutes start-to-finish. Students will leave class with a finished needle book. Participants will need to bring their normal stitching supplies PLUS craft scissors.

Class Limited to 24
Kit Price: $3.25
Deadline for sign-up: January 15, 2012

Monday, January 2, 2012

Classes Revealed ....

Hope to see everybody
at the January NANI meeting!

The 2012 Classes will be revealed  : )