Cattaraugus County Arts Council 5×7 Art Sale Fundraiser

Below is a call for art work….think about it…could be fun…Anyone “artsy” can participate easily!!!!

jewelry, knit items, quilted pieces etc…..I asked!…..they can be mounted on a 5×7 cork board and included in the sale also!!!

Call for artists! CCAC is asking artists to donate 5×7 (or 7×5) works in any media that is hangable…think paintings, drawings, tiles, sculpture, fabric, mixed media, etc. Deadline November 2. All the artwork will be sold from CCAC’s gallery wall at 100 West Main in Allegany for an event opening on November 17, 6-9pm. Value and name recognition are hidden on all artwork, and all work will be displayed anonymously. Artists may identify themselves on the back of each piece and names will be used in marketing for the event.

 
 http://www.myartscouncil.net/call-for-artists.html
 
 
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October 15, 2012 · 8:19 pm

Scrubbie Pattern-Repost due to interest…

Scrubbie1 Supplies: 1 yard Nylon Net cut into 2 inch strips (6 strips per scrubbie, 1 yard of nylon net makes 3 scrubbies) (To cut nylon roll into a sausage and hold together with rubber bands. Use yard stick to guide cuts every 2 inches.)
J- crochet hook

***SC IN BACK LOOP THROUGHOUT

ROW 1: CH 4
ROW 2: SC IN CH 3 TWICE, SC IN CH 2 TWICE, SC IN CH 1 FOUR TIMES. JOIN CIRCLE WITH SLIP ST.

CONTINUE: SC TWICE IN EACH STITCH FOR THE REST OF THAT STRIP. ADD ANOTHER STRIP AND SC TWICE IN EACH STITCH FOR THE REST OF THAT STRIP.

STRIP 3: SC IN EACH SC.
STRIP 4: SC IN EACH SC.
STRIP 5: SC IN EACH SC.

STRIP 6: SC, SKIP, SC TO CENTER.

WEAVE IN ENDS.

Scrubbie2 Scrubbie3

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Our Local Yarn Shop: Keeping Ewe In Stitches yarn shop in Bradford, PA

It’s worth a ride to check out our LYS:

Keeping Ewe In Stitches   

10 Chestnut Street
Bradford, PA 16701
814-331-4860

Proprietor:  Doris Acre

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Yarn program at local shop

http://www.enchantedmountainquilting.com/

Thought I’d tell you about an upcoming event at our local Quilting Store….EMQ:

Diane Valvo, from the Kennedy, NY yarn shop, Stashbusters, will be doing a program at EMQ on Monday, April 23. She will talk about new trends in knitting, and will have yarns and more to sell. The program begins at 6:30; there is no charge, but we request that you let them know if you are coming so we’ll be ready for all of you. Sure hope you can join us – you can even bring a friend!

Happy quilting from Lanna, Chris, and Betsy at EMQ

324 W. State St., Olean, NY 716-372-2327 EMQ1@verizon.net

http://www.enchantedmountainquilting.com/

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April 12, 2012 · 1:23 pm

Embroidery Program at Enchanted Mountain Quilting

Check out this Embroidery Program at the Enchanted Mountain Quilting store on State Street:

On Thurs, March 22, at 6:30 Pam Fredeen will be presenting a program on embroidery at EMQ. Pam is an experienced embroiderer, with credentials from the City and Guilds program through Regents college in England, and Newbury College Institute of Textiles and Needle Arts. She has finished pieces on permanent display at a number of museums, including the Hermitage in TN, and the Peyton Randolph house in Williamsburg, Va. This promises to be an informative and beautiful program, and we hope you can join us. The program costs $5 and will begin at 6: 30 pm. Seating is limited, so please call us(716-372-2327) and reserve your spot.

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Next Meeting: Holiday Social

The next meeting of the Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group will be on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Olean Public Library (134 N 2nd St, Olean, NY).

Join us to celebrate the holiday season at our Holiday Social! New members, all ages, and all types of crafters welcome! Bring your current project to work on and a holiday treat.

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Next Meeting and Group Craft!

The next meeting of the Olean Area Crochet & Knitting Group will be on Thursday, November 3, 2011 at 6:30 pm at the Olean Public Library (134 N 2nd St, Olean, NY).

We will be making Kitchen Sink Scrubbies as a group craft this month! Please bring 1 yard Nylon Net or Scrubbie Net AND a J crochet hook. Prerequisites: Ability to crochet.

You are not required to participate in the group craft. Join us to socialize! New members, all ages, and all types of crafters welcome! Bring your current project to work on and a snack to share.

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