|(i'm guessing) These are some of Francine's beauties!|
Much thanks to Lynn D., our wonderful secretary for her newsletter info....which I am duplicating here.
With so many on vacation, we usually dedicate our August Meeting as a stitch in. It is a nice time to stitch and socialize and catch up with one another. Our UFO challenge continues. Francine C. brought in many finished UFOs. Pat H. also had two finishes to share. Her Shepherd’s Bush checker board (and a Santa pillow.
|Pat H.'s Santa Pillow|
|Lynn D.'s Biscournu|
Evalyn G. shared an antique sampler she bought at the Penn Market event at the Schwenkfelder Museum in May.
(need help ladies - I wasn't at the meeting - please let me know if I have identified the photos correctly. thx)
It is time to start filling out your registration form for our fall retreat!! So many of us look so very forward to this bi-annual event. It will be held Oct. 3 to 5 at the Lankford Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland and is a MEMBERS ONLY event. The cost includes a welcome wine and hors d’oeuvres party Friday night and a continental breakfast Saturday and Sunday. The cost is $135 for the weekend, $10 per night extra for a single room, and a $50 deposit is required by September 13.
Lookie lookie! Check out the new promotional bookmark designed by Donna A. We will have them available for needlework events to let people know about our guild. (Sorry but the more I try to enlarge the photo the poorer the quality.)
Closer to home is the Winterthur Symposium “The Diligent Needle” symposium will be held October 24 and 25. Registration opens June 19. http://www.winterthur.org/?p=1158
M. Finkel and Daughter will be hosting on October 26.
And for Downton Abbey fans, the Downton Abbey exhibit will be on display at Winterthur through the end of 2014 (and maybe a little into the new year....a detail I need to check.) It was a wonderful exhibit that a few us have had the pleasure of seeing.
Super Bright Portable LED Lamp It is all about having the right tools. This puppy is not much bigger than a deck of cards when collapsed. Better hurry....I understand there is a run on them at Amazon. Just like stitchers to share when they have a good find! Thank you Lynn!