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Programs
 
  Saturday, October 14th, 2017
            "Blackwork Project" -
                    Carolyn Standing Webb

Our meeting this month will be a class in blackwork designed by Carolyn Standing Webb.  This project includes four different patterns plus a border.  The stitch count is 48 X 48, and a piece of 9" X 9" linen (28-count) will be provided at the class.  You may bring your own silk or cotton threads in your color choice and a hoop or a pair of 9 inch stretcher bars.
The location will be our conference room at Duncaster.

Blackwork Project by Carolyn Standing Webb

Location:  Duncaster Senior Residence in Bloomfield, CT
Time:  Class will take place from 9:30 am to 4 pm

Studio Time option:  If you don’t wish to take the class, you are very welcome to come and stitch on your own pieces in the hallway (there’s a bright natural light alcove near our meeting room) and join us for lunch.  An opportunity for “me time” to work on your own projects!  Deadline to register for lunch is October 10th.

Location:  Duncaster Senior Residence, Bloomfield, CT

Schedule for Saturday:
               9:30 AM to 12 noon           Class and Studio Time
               12 to 1 PM                           Lunch, Short Meeting & Show and Tell
               1 PM to 4 PM                      Class and Studio Time

A coupon is provided for you to register for this class.  The deadline for signing up is October 10th
 

Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
            "Crewel Project by Barbara Jackson"

This meeting will be a study in crewel, using kits available from Barbara Jackson.  The three kits below can be chosen on the coupon provided.

Blue Flower Design by Barbara Jackson Sunflower Design by Barbara Jackson           
Strawberries Design by Barbara Jackson Frame & Easel by Barbara Jackson
Descriptions are as follows, and a picture of the frame is above:

NAC-5a   Blue Flower Design
Design size 2” x 2”.  This perky bird wonders how he landed beside such a beautiful blue flower.  Kit contains design on overdyed linen, Heathway crewel wool, silk floss, needle and complete instructions.
Kit  only – $26
Kit, Frame, and Easel – $41.50

NAC-5b   Sunflower
Design size 2” x 2”.  A ladybug investigates the sunflower.  Kit contains design on overdyed linen, Heathway crewel wool, silk floss, needle and complete instructions.
Kit  only – $26
Kit, Frame, and Easel – $41.50

NAC-5c   Strawberries
Design size 2” x 2”.  The artist sketched out a berry and flower before starting.  Kit contains design on overdyed linen, Heathway crewel wool, silk floss, needle and complete instructions.
Kit  only – $26
Kit, Frame, and Easel – $41.50

A coupon is provided for you to register for this meeting.  The deadline for signing up is November 1st
 

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018
                 (Snow date: February 10th)

This meeting will be a stitch-in at Seabury.  We will get together from 10am to 3pm, enjoying lunch on our own in the Bistro restaurant on site.
 

Saturday, April 7th, 2018    Annual Meeting

A presentation by Judie Solomon on What’s New in our Stitching World will take place in the morning along with a large Show and Tell session.  After elections, we will go to lunch in a Wethersfield restaurant to be determined.
 

Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

At this meeting we hope to bring in a teacher for a one-day class.  Plans are developing at this time, and further information will be in future newsletters.
 

 

 
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