Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Band Sampler

Registration deadline is June meeting.  

July - Design Your Own (Band) Sampler, part 1
JoyceK will discuss the planning of your own sampler – width of bands, border or no border, choosing analphabet, basting fabric, adding a motif, colors/choosing your fibers, how much fabric to consider.   Pre-work for this class will include gathering materials from your stash to consider as inspiration for your own sampler.

You will receive information upon registration to help you choose materials to bring to July class.

August - Design Your Own (Band) Sampler, part 2
SueH will review and teach several stitches that are variations of cross stitch (sort of).  Although the stitches practiced in class will include long armed cross, herringbone variations, Smyrna, star double cross, and elongated cross , the types of stitches you add to your sampler are limited by only your imagination and amount of fabric you have decided to use.   

Pre-work will include:  purchasing your own fabric and fibers (or utilizing materials from your stash), and basting your fabric, as discussed in July class. 

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Planning to put entries into the fairs?   Follow the links ....

August 2-11, 2013

Family Arts + Crafts Department
Premium Booket - link HERE

July 18-27, 2013

Home Ec
Open Class Rules - link HERE

Monday, May 6, 2013

GLR Seminar 2014

April 13-17, 2014 at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Link HERE to Early Registration form/information + class info.     Early Registration form - Link HERE.

Visit GLR Web site for further details - Link HERE

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Textile Exhibit at the IMA

Majestic African Textiles
May 3, 2013 - March 2, 2014

From the IMA Web Site:

Gerald and Dorit Paul Galleries
The new exhibition Majestic African Textiles presents a spectacular array of royal and prestige cloths, masking and ritual garments, and superbly beaded and embellished objects. Featuring more than 60 pieces drawn from the IMA’s permanent collection and augmented with a few major loans, the show highlights a significant and diverse group of richly patterned and elaborately decorated textiles from North and sub-Saharan Africa.
Organized geographically and representing various African ethnic groups, Majestic African Textiles is the first exhibition at the IMA to gather together a large number of these prized pieces to showcase their splendor and significance.
Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208-3326 | 317-923-1331

Saturday, May 4, 2013

GLR calendar

Calendar of Upcoming Events

Windy City Chapter Exhibit
Exhibit of Chapter Projects from the past year, along with Individual Projects, at the Logan Square Library
Location: 3030 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago, IL, 60647
Get Directions from Mapquest

Hosted by the Windy City Chapter

Website Link HERE

Friday, May 3, 2013

Greater Cincinnati EGA will be hosting a 2-day class with international teacher Jane Nicholas 
October 13 and 14, 2013. 

The project will be Corncockle and Dragonfly, a small stumpwork panel inspired by an illuminated page of a medieval manuscript, which is appropriate for advanced intermediate level stitchers.

Visit GLR March Newsletter for contact information.   Link HERE.     Or, visit the GLR web site and log in to view newsletters - link HERE.

I found a nice picture of this project on Pinterest - link HERE.     Shirlee Fassell has three posts on her blog from when she took this class .... Link HERE  .    A very small image on Jane Nicholas web site - link HERE.    If you click on the image, it does enlarge a bit.

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Ohio State Day

Celebrate Spring's Beauty with the Needle Arts Guild of Toledo on Saturday, July 27, 2013 
9am - 4:30 pm
at Nazareth Hall, 21211 W. River Rd. (State Route 65), Grand Rapids, OH 43522

Additional information - Link HERE

Registration / flyer -  link HERE

Questions?  Contact:
Needle Arts Guild of Toledo