September 14: ~Pot Luck~
Dyeing Demonstration of Antiquing Wool by Jeanne Benjamin
Members are asked to bring 1/8 yard or less of solid or textured wool for Jeanne to use for demonstrating dyeing.
Sidebar: Members are asked to bring in hooked pieces of flowers. Jeanne will also be displaying hooked pieces.
Molas by Norma Batastini
Norma will tell us about the history of molas, show slides of actual molas and teach a lesson to start a molas design. Pre-order kits or designs will be available at September meeting.
Sidebar: Molas (rugs and mats) by Norma
Heirloom Rug Techniques Traditional Rug Making 1790 – 1850 by Rose Ann Hunter
Rose Ann will show samples of various techniques along with a mini workshop for members and guests
Sidebar: Rose Ann’s Rugs
December 14: ~Pot Luck~
Holiday Party and Hook-in with a Market Place
Any member who has fiber related items to sell will be given an area on tables set up as our own Market Place.
Show of Ellen Sullivan’s Hooked Rugs by John Neville and Elaine Eskesen
John and Elaine will present a lecture on Ellen’s primitive hooked rugs made in Novia Scotia.
Fur and Feathers by Jon Ciemiewicz
Jon will walk us thru the process of creating great shading and dimension in your fur or feather rug.
Sidebar: Members are asked to bring in any hooked animal or bird pieces.
Jon’s hooked rugs
A fun time bidding on wool, patterns for hooking, etc., penny rugs, books and magazines. This is a wonderful and much appreciated fundraiser for the group.
Finishing and Framing by Beverly Mulcahy
Beverly will demonstrate different finishing techniques as well as stretcher bar framing.
Sidebar: Any recently finished hooked pieces.
May 10: ~Pot Luck~
Shading with Casserole Dyed Wool by Cindy Duade
Cindy will take us thru the process of shading in this mini workshop.
A Special Day in June!
Details to come on a special gathering. Look for announcement Spring 1014!