2019/20 Annual Newsletter

Our Meetings are held September through May at Blue Point Congregational Church, 236 Pine Point Road, Scarborough The doors are open from 9:30am until 2pm. Our programs usually start about 10 am. Programs run between 1 and 2 hours. After the programs we have the space to continue socializing and hooking, so bring a lunch …

2019 Cumberland Fair / Sept 22 – 28

The Tin Pedlars continue our participation in the Cumberland Fair sharing our art form through an exhibition of work, including this year's fun "worm" challenge, and demonstrating our craft.  Our booth has room to exhibit finished hooked pieces of any size. This year's organizers are looking forward to seeing many pieces of work from rugs to ornaments, …

May Meeting and Update

May 11 is our last regular meeting until September.  Please come and enjoy Grace Collette’s presentation, followed by a workshop making an adorable Lamb Pin ($5.00 for materials).  If you were at the April meeting you probably saw Grace and the beautiful piece she is working on – definitely “out of the box”! An assortment …

Dec. Sale!

The Tin Pedlars have receive a variety of generous donations over the years. Recently we received materials from an individual who had a shop. The monies raised by the sale of these materials will be used in support of our programs. The volume of the materials means we will be having various sales during meetings. …

Free Patterns to Share

At the Oct. meeting the following 3 patterns were shared with the group. These patterns are free to use. If you are looking to print any of these patterns off you can find them in the Tin Pedlar Google Drive: Free Pattern Folder. Anyone can access this folder using this link.    

Cashmere People Yarns

These attending the Oct. 13th meeting of the Tin Pedlar of Maine were treated to an engaging presentation by Casey Ryder, owner of PortFiber, 50 Cove St, Portland, ME 04101, on Cashmere People Yarns. Casey shared how she became involved in this Cashmere People Yarns, a 4-year development project funded by IFAD (International Fund for Agricultural Development). The …