Tag: Needle Crafters

Needle Crafters’ summer projects

  Diana Oleson Our Needle Crafters completed many items during summer break. Jan finished a beautiful multi-colored shawl. Donna finished a “Farm Yard Friends” afghan, round placemat, waffle stitch placemat, kaleidoscope shawl and bed jacket. I am sure we will have more to share next month. We will be working with Operation Christmas Child here…

Needle Crafters return

Diana Oleson Needle Crafters, get your needles ready! We will be getting together on Thursday, October 11 at a special time for this day only from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Visitors welcomed; come see what we are making. I made four more items with the yarn that Jan gave me, covered a clothes hanger, blue…

Needle Crafters resume meetings in October

  Diana Oleson Most of the Needle Crafters have left for the hot summer months and we will be back in October, with finished items for our charities and for the November craft sale. We have freshened up our display at the Creative Arts Center, so if you get a chance come by and see…

Needle Crafters on summer break

  Diana Oleson Most of the Needle Crafters have left for the hot summer months and will be back in October, with finished items for our charities and for the November craft sale. We have freshened up our display at the Creative Arts Center, so if you get a chance, come by and see what…

Needle Crafters news

  Diana Oleson The needle crafter members are a mix of counted cross stitching, needle pointers, knitters, crochet and loom knitters; we enjoy seeing the different projects our members are working on, to visit and make new friends. We have joined for the love of needle crafting and ended up a family. We welcome anyone…

Needle Crafters – The history of crochet

Diana Oleson “The exact origins of crochet are unclear as the skill was originally word of mouth. At the end of the 18th century, tambour evolved into what the French called “crochet in the air” when the background fabric was discarded and the stitch worked on its own. Crochet began turning up in Europe in…

Needle Crafters continue their recycling creations

Jeannine with start of mat

Diana Oleson Welcome to our newest members Jeannine, Bonnie and Jeanne; we are so glad to have you in our needle craft group. Jeannine is crocheting matts for the homeless, using clean, recycled plastic bags. It takes 500 to 700 bags to make one matt, so keep those bags coming. Drop them off in the…