Monthly Program
Programs for 2009

Continuing Project, the 2009 Year-Long Project, "Seaside Sampler" by Idele Gilbert. For this project you will need either 18-count Canvas, 13" x 19" or 24-count Congress Cloth, 10" x 14", and appropriately sized stretcher bars and tacks for mounting. You will also need your usual stitching supplies to include basting thread, needles, both tapestry and embroidery to match your choice of canvas or congress cloth, a ruler, scissors, magnification and a light if needed. You will also need an extra piece of Congress Cloth or Canvas to use as a Doodle Cloth; bring your Doodle Cloth each month.

Since we are to have four different teachers doing the six bands the supplies and instructions will be handed out separately. The teachers are Idele Gilbert, Kristi Todd, Rachael Watkins, and Margaret Bending. Don't be confused that we are jumping from part 1 to part 5 of the project. Each band "stands alone" and scheduling necessitates that we be flexible.

August 13  Hagatha's Slipper - Margaret Bendig Hagatha's Slipper is made from two stitched pieces that are finished to become a three-dimensional shoe. Purple fabric covers the space between the stitched pieces and the shoe is laced up with twisted cord. Cost for this project is $15.00 Supplies you will need to stitch this project are: 2 - 10" square pieces of purple 18 count canvas, and stretcher bars to fit, 2 cards Mandarin Floss #M808 Violet, you may use any purple floss if you would like. Kreinik 1/16" #150V Vintage Amber, Kreinik Braid Size 8 #100 White, Soft Sheen Fyre Werks FT3 Pumpkin, Soft Sheen Fyre Werks FT26 Bronze/Deep Pumpkin, Soft Sheen Fyre Werks #FT11 Black, Treasure Braid TR683 Pale Avocado/Halloween Green, Silk Lame #SL01 Black.

Hagatha's Slipper
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ANG National Seminar, Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Milwaukee WI,
August 28 - September 4, 2009 ANG National Seminar

September 10  2009 Year-Long Project, "Seaside Sampler" part 3, Pulled Thread Whale - Margaret Bendig

EGA National Seminar, Bridges to Stitching, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2 - 9, 2009 Mid-Eastern Region Host EGA National Seminar

October 8  2009 Year-Long Project, "Seaside Sampler" part 6, Assisi Mermaids - Idele Gilbert

November 12  Annual Luncheon, "Blizzard of Fun." See Annual Luncheon page for details.

No meeting in December.

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