Next meeting will be Monday, May 18, 2015 in the large meeting room at Joplin Public Library, 5:30pm – 8:00pm or any part of that time you can make it.

Bring Your Own Project night

We had our first Skype person to the class in April.

You are always welcome to BYOP that you are working on, even on a class night. Plus bring any of your projects you would like to for Show n Tell.

Each month I will edit this post to show the next meeting.

We had an interesting meeting on Quilting Basics. The first quilt shown below is over 30 years old. I always caused them Puff quilts because you stuffed each square and then sewed them together. The lady is going to be doing sewing some repairs. In the back left corner of the tables is the laptop of our first Skype member, Linda. She was able to watch and participate in our entire meeting.

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We had a small group for our Arm Knitting class. One worked on her sketching, one worked on her own crochet project, 5 worked on Arm Knitting. Personally I think casting on was the hardest for me. I did manage to finish mine (blue & gray below) the next day. It took just under 3 hours to complete. I wonder how the others felt about Arm Knitting after learning how to do it.

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We had our meeting last night and everyone was working on a different type of project. Crochet, plastic canvas, quilting, drawing and hairpin lace. Though I did not do much hairpin lacing during the meeting and did not take a picture of what I was working on.

This first group of pictures are from 2014

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These are from the January meeting:

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Chat N Craft 2015

January 19th – BYOP (Bring Your Own Project)

February 16th – Arm Knitting – you will need to bring some chunky yarn.

March 16th – BYOP

April 20th – Quilting Basics

May 18th – BYOP

June 15th – Knit Dishcloth

July 20th – BYOP

August 17th – Tunisian Crochet – you will need to bring a long afghan hook and some light colored yarn

September 21th – BYOP

October 19th – Crochet Dishcloth

November 16th – BYOP & discuss ideas for classes for 2016. If there is something specific you want to learn, make sure you attend and bring a picture if you can.

December 14th – White Elephant trade – it’s the 2nd Monday instead of our normal 3rd Monday, bring anything that you have that you are not going to use, like a kit you started but don’t want to do, some yarn that you no longer want to use, some fabric that just does not go with your stash…..

 

I am a little late getting these posted. Was able to take a 2.5 week vacation. I have some stories to tell when I see you at the next meeting.

 

 

This the the Viking Knitting Bracelet that we will see at the August class.100_3344

Here are the rest of the Show n Tell from July, 2014 meeting.

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Yes, I know, where does the time fly by. It’s the end of June and I have not posted any Show n Tell for the last to months. Unfortunately I have not taken pictures of everything that was brought. If you were at one of those meetings you would have seen more then what I am able to post here.

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