Yearly Archives: 2017

Margriet Hogue Workshops August 2018

Margriet Hogue of The Essamplaire will be joining us for workshops on August 25 and 26, 2018. On Saturday August 25th Margriet will be presenting a full day workshop for the Mary Aiken sampler, including a PowerPoint presentation on the history of Rhode Island samplers.     On Sunday August

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The Guild is Out to Lunch!

Sunday December 10, 2017 at 1:00  Biaggi’s – Deer Park, IL We will be celebrating the holidays at a lunch at Biaggi’s in Deer Park, IL at 1:00 PM (NOTE THE TIME CHANGE). Bring your Ornaments for the Exchange. This year, they need not be stitched—just homemade.

Make and Take your own Paper Ort Basket!

Sunday November 12, 2017 at 1:30 Home of Mary Ann Anderson We’ll meet at Mary Ann Anderson’s home to make a paper project: your own Ort Basket. Please bring 2 buttons to sew on the handle and your choice of floss for the spool.  Everything else will be provided. Contact

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Let’s Have Our Cake and Eat It Too!

Sunday October 15, 2017 at 1:30 Wheaton Community Center Halloween fun! Please bring a stitched Halloween project for show and tell.  Also dig through your stash and bring a pattern for one you haven’t done (or finished) yet.  Hopefully this will get you in the Halloween stitching mood.

Scarlet Letter Visit

Sunday September 10, 2017  Location: The Scarlet Letter Join us on Sunday September 10th for a field trip to the Scarlet Letter. Don’t miss this opportunity to visit the Scarlet Letter and see Marsha’s beautiful samplers in person!