Our Mission is to stimulate appreciation for and celebrate the heritage of embroidery by advancing the highest standards of excellence on the practice through education, exhibition, preservation, collection and it's research
Patti Tidemann,

March 26 -  Wavy American Flag Bracelet by Marilyn Prado
This beaded bracelet is made using even weave count peyote. All skill level will enjoy making this bracelet. Kit to include:   Beading Needle (size 10.),  Wildfire thread .006,   8/0 Seed.  
Beads in four colors: - Red, White, Blue and gold, and Cup button,,
Student to supply:  Usual stitching supplies, Glue, Scissors, and a Bead mat.

Cost is _____$10.00 for 1 kit without pattern                                               ** You may    purchase more than 1 kit for $10.00 each kit.                           **Students MUST purchase the Pattern online through Potomac Beads. for #6.99.              www.potomacbeads.com    


April  30th    Biennial Auction
Our biennial auction is a great way to support your chapter.  We are sure to have just the items you are searching for -  beads, fabric, frames, threads, kits and more.  Now all of these             treasures can be yours!  And the best part you can have them for a bargain.  This is a great time to clean out your closets, go through your stash & donate the “treasure” that the next owner is looking to buy.  All proceeds helps us bring National Teachers and great     programs to our chapter.  Remember to bring your checkbook and      a friend - they are sure to thank you  


May 28, 2024 :  Pincushion/Scissor Fob, Taught by Nancy Koch
Skill/Level: Beginner/Intermediate.  Other info from teacher: 
This project was designed by Ann-Marie Anderson-Mayes as a free download from her website:             www.beautifulstitches.com.au

Description of class: - This is a small project that will take 4-6 hours to complete.  All members will receive the project PDF file in an email 2 weeks before the May 28, 2024 meeting. 
Each participant will decide whether to create a pincushion or scissor fob based on personal preferences. The project stitch diagrams are included in the directions.  Stitches include:  cross stitch, straight Gobelin, scotch stitch, continental tent stitch, Smyrna cross, combination crosses, basketweave tent stitch, half Rhodes stitch.

Kit n/a. Students to Supply, Printed PDF file with project instructions, 18 count canvas 3 ¼” x 3 ¼” (56 threads X 56 threads), 3 different stranded embroidery cotton threads in 3 colors for the project (read the directions). Can use DMC, Size 22 tapestry needle scissors.
Cost to CWJ Members – n/a       Cost to Non CWJ Members – n/a


June - 25 - Picnic at St. Paul’s.  Coupon and additional details will be in emailed and announced in March. Of course ,there will be Show & Tell of your latest projects; finished or unfinished.
Deadline - at the May 28th meeting or mailing to Marge  by June 11, 2024.


2024 Yearly Project
"Lucky Colors for 2024 which are green, white & gold.”      

Willyou stitch trees of green or clouds of white using gold thread.  The sky’s the limit.  This is your stitchery.  Your time to bring joy to you and those in your wonderful world.     

Remember, we will share our joy of embroidery at our November Annual meeting and Holiday Tea. 


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