Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Canvas Class

Registration deadline is August meeting

September - Canvas – Tequila Sunrise 
by Laura J Perin - 4 ¼” square; 

KarolJ will help us to place beautiful colors to canvas using following stitches: diagonal satin, ray, straight, and Rhodes stars.  Shown in orange/purple; an alternate colorway will be available: blue/peach.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Camp Quality

Our Camp Quality Prep Workshop
will be held on Tuesday, July 23, 2013,
7:00-9:00 p.m.
at the Georgetown Condominiums Clubhouse,
169th and Kline, Hammond, IN.
Volunteers are needed to help make
kits for the tambourines.
The Camp itself will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013,
from 8:00 a.m. to Noon
at Camp Manitoqua in Frankfort, Illinois.
Again, volunteers are needed to
help teach the kids how to make the tambourines.
So fun and rewarding!
See you there!!

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Show & Tell - July 2013 Meeting

Here are some projects recently finished by our talented members.
Enjoy the eye candy...

Three cute snowmen by Barb P
A beautiful dragonfly by Janet C
A gorgeous quilt by Karen J
A lovely Quaker piece by Marge G
A beautiful crewel piece by Marj H,
stretched then washed to remove every wrinkle!
A darling wee plaid pillow by Marj H
A stunning Japanese embroidery piece
by Marj H
Two cute smalls:
a Halloween ornament and a seasonal piece
by Pat B
This is the Camp Quality teaching piece,
a "tambourine," designed by Renee R.
(More about Camp Quality in a subsequent post.)
Last but not least, to inspire us all,
this is the treasure trove of
washcloths and felt ornaments
made by Karen J to be sold by the Guild
at the Quilters Plus Artisan Boutique
this coming November.
(More about the Boutique in a subsequent post.)

Monday, July 1, 2013

Band Sampler

The education program at the July 2, 2013
General Meeting of the Needle Artisans
is "Design Your Own Band Sampler."
Look through your stash and pull out charts,
fibers and patterns that you like.
Look for small motifs and various stitch effects.
Bring a notebook to take notes.
Any member can sit in, but
only those who have signed up and paid the
$4 fee will receive the extensive
color instruction pack.
See you there!