January - Needle Tatting
February - Blocking
March - 3 Stitches
April - Needle Felting
May - 3 Stitches
June - Tassel Making
July - Picnic
August - Rope Basket/Trivet
September - 3 Stitches
October - "Pre Sense"
November - 3 Stitches
December Holiday Party
The 3 Stitches' months are set up for all members to participate. Material and threads will be provided by the chapter. You just need to bring your stitching supplies. The instructors will teach members step by step up to 3 different stitches. At the end of the year during the December meeting, ideas can be discussed in ways to use all the stitches learned. A contest will be held and awards given for various categories.
January - Lecture from local artist Lauren Travis on Color Theory
February - 4 stitch flower, design by Sharon Boggin, using individual colors
chosen from January program meeting.
March - Half Tila Herringbone bracelet. Design by Pandulce Entertainment/Crystal Pan.
April - Cross-Stitch Gift Jar - 4 patterns to choose from
May - Beaded Fob for Cotton Candy Scissors.
June - Spider Stitch Design by Dorothy Hartel
July - Annual Picnic
August - Small crewel piece for framing ......more to come!
September - Button wreath.
October - Harvest Moon - black and white design.
November - Blocking program.
December - Holiday Party
JANUARY - Blackwork Basics. This is a little piece by Ilse Altherr, with three leaves, each stitched in a different blackwork pattern. The historical blackwork technique is easy to learn and very versatile.
FEBRUARY - Movie Night! Join us for a night enjoying a presentation on Italian Needlework Treasures!
MARCH - Temari is a traditional Japanese embroidered ball that was used for special games. There are numerous traditional designs that once learned can be changed and/or combined to create your very own unique treasure.
APRIL - Annual Silent Auction.
MAY - Pulled Thread Biscornu - first installment of a two-part piece.
JUNE - Summer Towel.
JULY - Wrapping Presence. This is a community service project. We will make holiday decorations for nursing home residents.
AUGUST - Picnic cancelled. Regular meeting.
SEPTEMBER - Pulled Thread Biscornu - second installment.
OCTOBER - Create A Square Stitch Bracelet.
NOVEMBER - Dorset Buttons.
DECEMBER - Holiday Party and Annual Meeting.