Monthly Archives: October 2009

Felting Workshop Offered Again!

cubaThe first felting workshop sold out and there’s a waiting list so there’s……
Another FELTING WORKSHOP at the Cuba Circulating Library!!!

Learn to wet felt, and construct and embellish a handbag using needle felting techniques. Taught by Ellen McCarthy. ($20 covers all materials)

Tuesday, October 27, 2009
6:30 to 9 pm

Register by calling 585-968-1668

Cuba Circulating Library
39 East Main St.
Cuba, NY 14727
cuba@stls.org
585-968-1668
Fax: 585-968-3004

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Sea Glass Festival this weekend!

FestivalPoster2009-444x640North American Sea Glass Festival 

Erie, Pennsylvania

Saturday, October 17, 10 AM until 6 PM
Sunday, October 18, 10 AM until 5 PM
in Erie’s Bayfront Convention Center

Admission is $5.00 per person. – Children 12 years and younger admitted free. Wristband is good for admission to the festival on both Saturday & Sunday. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

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Crochet and Knitting Meetups in Cuba, Salamanca, Olean Area

Check out these local Crochet and Knitting Groups! They all welcome new members!!!!

Cuba Circulating Library “Sit n Knit by the fire”
39 East Main St., Cuba, NY 14727, 585-968-1668
Every Wednesday 12:30pm
Needleworkers of all types are welcome.

Knitting & Crochet Group
Where: The Salamanca Public Library (in the back room)
When: Next group is on October 17th from 4-6 pm. (Every other Saturday from then on.)
Contact: Sinthea @ 585-981-0098
http://www.meetup.com/cattaraugus-county-knit-and-crochet-group/
For people who want to get together to knit and crochet, share patterns, ask advice and have fun! Very informal, we will all be there just having fun and eating snacks. Bring your yarn and needles or hooks!

Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group
Meetings the FIRST Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm
at the Olean Public Library, 134 N 2nd St, Olean, NY, 14760.
Bring your current projects and a snack to share. More information and current projects here at: https://yarn14760.wordpress.com

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FELTING WORKSHOP

cubaFELTING WORKSHOP at the Cuba Circulating Library!!!

Learn to wet felt, and construct and embellish a handbag using needle felting techniques. Taught by Ellen McCarthy. ($20 covers all materials)

Tuesday, October 20, 2009
6:30 to 9 pm

Register by calling 585-968-1668

Cuba Circulating Library
39 East Main St.
Cuba, NY 14727
cuba@stls.org
585-968-1668
Fax: 585-968-3004

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Knit Along with Debbie Macomber: Charity Guide for Knitters

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Debbie Macomber has a new book about charity knitting out as of September 2009!

Best-selling author and avid knitter Debbie Macomber wants you to know that your knitting can make a difference! Her Charity Guide for Knitters will acquaint you with exciting ways your hobby can bring comfort and dignity to individuals in need. Eighteen easy-to-intermediate patterns are included for knit blankets, sweaters, socks, hats, mittens, slippers, vests, and a helmet liner. Featured national charities include Binky Patrol, Children in Common, Christmas at Sea, Newborns in Need, Operation Helmet Liner, Phillip’s Wish, Project Linus, Santa Train, Snuggles Project, Warm Up America!, and Warm Woolies. Tips are also given for helping local chemotherapy patients, nursing home residents, and prison ministries.

Knit Along with Debbie Macomber book link from Amazon.com

Note: The Olean Public Library has purchased this title and it will arrive at the library soon! Stop at the Information Desk to reserve a copy for yourself!

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At the meeting last night…

Ten members attended the meeting last night. 38 baby hats were contributed to our donation to the Olean General Hospital maternity unit! 4 squares were donated to WarmUp! America. Thank you to everyone that contributes to this effort!

Lots of ideas for classes and workshops have been talked about lately. Please comment to this post if you’d like to share your ideas for workshops or group crafts we can do at our meetings.

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