Current Programs

Update 06/1/2020: because of the situation with COVID-19 and not having the ability to meet in person, classes for the remainder of 2020 will be moved to 2021. The modified schedule is posted here.

November 2020   A Show and Share of members samplers from the Mayflower Stitch-a-Long.

December 2020    Our traditional holiday party is not possible this year. In its place, we are going to have a Zoom slide show of favorite Holiday pieces you’ve stitched in the past. To be included in the display, send your jpg photos to Mtnstitcher@gmail.com by Dec. 1, 2020.

January 2021 Our own Jamie B. will give her presentation on Mountmellick Embroidery.

Febraury 2021 We will listen to a presentation about Elizabethan Embroidery given by Kathy Andrews of The Unbroken Thread. She has a Certificate of Technical Hand Embroidery with Merit from the Royal School of Needlework and her City and Guilds Certificate in Design and Stitched Textiles. Elizabethan embroidery, a surface embroidery techniques, comes from the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, basically 1558-1603.
After the meeting, those of you who are participating in the Blackwork Squares Stitch-a-Long with our chapter, will get started, get your questions answered, talk about the stitches, etc. As of now, there are about 13 of us participating. It’s not too late to purchase the chart from the region. It is $10 and benefits the Jodi Gergens Scholarship fund.

March 2021 In March, at the scheduled Night Group meeting (March 10th at 7 pm), we will have a presentation by Toni Gerdes entitled “Additions to Stitching”. She will discuss embellishments, special threads, and the “Wacky” Copper Lace Technique. This presentation will NOT take place at the Day Group meeting, so please put the date and time on your calendar as you will not want to miss it.

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