Tag: Needle Crafters

Needle Crafters holiday notice

Diana Oleson Ah, at last the Christmas season is upon us. There is no greater gift to give than one’s time and talents to help those who are in need. In return, you receive the joy of knowing you brought joy into someone’s life and made it a little brighter. Which brings me to the…

Needle Crafters fall update

Diana Oleson Hope everyone had a great summer! I’m looking forward to my group returning, as it has been really quiet on Thursdays. We dropped off 74 doll blankets to Operation Christmas Child, and thank you to everyone who helped make this possible. I’m not saying we are done—I’m just saying that this is what we…

Let’s talk about yarn!

  Diane Oleson Happy Fourth of July! I decided to look for yarn from our stash to make various items for our charities and we have our yarns organized by weight, or so I thought. Yarn has a number from one to six generally and this is the weight or size of yarn with some…

Needle Crafters donated yarn project finished

Diana Oleson Strips of knitted yarn were donated to the Needle Crafters and they stitched them together to create an afghan for one of our local veterans. The Needle Crafters would love to have tatters and weavers join our group. Helpful hint for June is “When sewing, knitting or crocheting an item such as a…

Sewing help for Operation Christmas Child

Diana Oleson, Needle Crafters Barbie came to Casa Grande with only a swim suit and is in dire need of a skirt and sweater for her trip in the shoebox to a child in need. Any help with this project is welcomed. If anyone needs a pattern email me at dianaoleson1@gmail.com. Thank you to everyone…

Needle Crafters news

Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters are making items for various charities and for the craft fair, (all proceeds from the craft fair goes to buying supplies we need to make charity items) or our needle crafters can work on personal items. The charities that we are presently working on are Operation Christmas Child, Morning of…

Needle Crafters charity raffle

Diana Oleson Hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! The Needle Crafters will be holding a raffle for a framed counted thread picture, signed by the artist, P. Buckley Moss, and stitched by Susan Billing, who will soon be moving to Robson Ranch. Susan won a blue ribbon for this picture…

Needle Crafters need your help

Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters are in need of more knitters and crochet-ers to help make doll blankets 20”x20”, travel slippers, hair scrunches, headbands and ear warmers for “Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes” in October. For the “Morning of Generosity” in December, we need hats, gloves, scarves, stuffed animals, baby blankets, bibs, bonnets, slippers and crochet…

New location for Needle Crafters

  Diana Oleson The Needle Crafters have moved to where the grocery store used to be at the Creative Arts Center. We welcome loom knitters, counted cross stitchers, embroiderers, needle pointers, crewelers, knitters and crocheters. We meet every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to noon. The Needle Crafters have charities to make items for and will…