Saturday, May 21, 2022

 Happy Saturday all!

Needle Artisans are participating in the Creative Arts Summit at the Merrillville Public Library on U.S. 30 in Merrillville, from Noon-4 pm today. Stop by to visit local members of the creative community! Join us for a nice afternoon on a rainy day.


Several members displayed their needle art at our May 2022 meeting. 

This scissor fob was exhibited by Lynn U.

Becky M. stitched this beautiful motif on linen.

And finally, Angela M. shared her needlepoint piece of a bear in the woods.

Our next meeting is June 7th at the Social Center of Community Park in Munster. Doors open at 7 pm, meeting at 7:15 pm.

Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Welcome blog viewers. 

After a long hiatus from posting the Needle Artisans are resuming communication in the blogger neighborhood. As we are able updates will be posted monthly to the blog with photos of projects and events. May is membership month so renew or start anew in NANI, a chapter of the Embroiders' Guild of America. Contact us through email for information:

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

March Show & Tell

The following finished projects were displayed by our members at the March meeting:

Claudia stitched this pretty bargello piece.

Carol stitched these two lovelies.

Janet had a variety of cute pieces:
knitting, beaded embroidery and huck weaving!

Rebecca brought these sweet banners.

Becky stitched this cute sentiment
that many of us feel.

And finally, Renee brought a variety of colorful quilts 
and a dish cloth.

Until next time, keep stitching!

Saturday, November 11, 2017

November Show and Tell

Here are the finished projects made by our members that brightened up the dark, cold night of our November meeting...

Six intricate monochromatic motifs
stitched by Marge G.

A lovely stitcher's prayer stitched by Chris.

Two cute seasonal designs stitched by Becky,
this one for Halloween...

...and this one for Thanksgiving.

Janet knitted this adorable baby hat.

And finally, Renee brought this smartly-finished class piece.

Don't forget the Christmas Party on December 5th
at Cafe Borgia on Calumet Avenue.
Bring a stitched ornament for the exchange!
(optional, as always)
Contact Sue H before Thanksgiving
 to reserve a spot for yourself
and possibly a friend, too.

And by all means, keep on stitching!

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

September Show and Tell

The following lovelies were brought by our members to share at the September general meeting.

Becky M stitched these lovely pieces,
all of which won ribbons at the
Lake County Fair.

Marj H brought these beautiful pieces.

Janet C brought these sweet ornaments
and lovely pillow.

Carol L stitched this pretty armchair caddy.

Renee R made these two lovely pieces.

And last but not least,
Karen J created this wonderful
quilt, with hand-embroidered panels.

Until next time, keep stitching!

Sunday, June 18, 2017

June Show and Tell

Here are the projects that our members brought to the June meeting for Show and Tell:

Becky brought two sled ornaments decorated with
cute holiday perforated paper designs, and the Cubs W.

Chris stitched this adorable bird picture.

Marge made these cute floral designs,
soon to be made into buttons for Indiana State Day.

Renee was busy stitching a bunch of sweet smalls,
to be made into State Day buttons.

Sue brought her stunning, almost-finished project
from the class that she attended at the
EGA's Great Lakes Regional Seminar.

And finally, Rebecca stitched a gorgeous monogram and
a lovely blackwork piece,
both finished as pictures.

Don't forget that there is no July meeting.
Our next regularly scheduled meeting
will be held on Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

Until next time, keep stitching!

Saturday, May 6, 2017

May Show and Tell

In May, we had another theme night:  button covers for our upcoming State Day event.  Here are the lovely items that our members brought in to share.

Becky M made these sweet button covers.

Lynn U stitched these cute button covers.

Pat B stitched this seasonal flatfold
and the Christmas ornament,
beautifully finished by member Karen J.

Chris R stitched the delightful trio of items above.

Karen J stitched both the pretty button covers
and the gorgeous round boutis piece,
which is a top to a box.

Sue H stitched these cute sled ornaments.

Marge G made this lovely perforated paper piece.
Another person who's ready for Christmas!

Joyce K stitched these cute button covers.

And finally, Rebecca V stitched the adorable button covers (top)
and the eclectic collection of items in the bottom photo.

Until next time, keep stitching!