Past Meeting Schedule for 2013 – 14

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.


October 12:

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


November 9:

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.


January 11: 

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.


February 8:

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


March 8: 


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.


April 12:

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.


June 14:

A Special Day in June!

Details to come on a special gathering. Look for announcement Spring 1014!


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