Programs

Program Chair: Nancy Delcomyn

September 12, 2023, 6:30: Show and Tell

Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S Prospect Ave, Champaign

Bring a project to share and see what other members have been up to!


October 10, 2023, 6:30: Fabric Doll Making

Location: Champaign Public Library, Room A/B

 Barbara Schoenoff, member of the Original Doll Council of America, will talk about the wonderful dolls that she makes. You can learn more about her work here.


November 14, 2023, 6:30: Massage and Joint Health

Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S Prospect Ave, Champaign

Peggy Cler, a long-time massage therapist with Body Work Associates, will demonstrate chair massage and talk about massage and muscle and joint health. She will be happy to answer all your questions about how to maintaining good joint health as we ply our crafts.


December 12, 2023, 6:30: Review Your Favorite Craft Book

Location: Champaign Public Library, Room C

Bring one of your favorite spinning, weaving or other crafting books (can even be a kid’s book) and tell us why you recommend it. We would love to hear about blogs, podcasts, or other informational sites as well.


January 9, 2024 6:30: Adventures in Antartica

Location: Champaign Public Library, Room C

Due to weather, the talk on baskets had to be re-scheduled. Instead, Fred Delcomyn showed us amazing pictures and told us all about his to the far south.


February 13, 2024, 6:30: Fabric and Stash Protection 

Location: Champaign Public Library, Room C

This is a very important topic for all of us who hoard collect fiber, yarn, or fabric. Melissa Sotelo from Spurlock Museum will tell us more about how to protect our treasures.


March 12, 2024, 6:30: TBD

Location: Champaign Public Library, Room C


April 12, 2024, 6:30: Bourse

Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 2101 S Prospect Ave, Champaign

Do you have yarn and fiber that you are never going to use but is still taking up space in your stash? Of course you do! This is a chance to move it from your stash to someone else’s. You can bring items to sell (can be anything fiber related) or give them away for free. Remember to bring cash in case you see something you can’t live without.


April 12, 2024, 6:30: Potluck

Location: Picnic Pavilion at Crystal Lake Park

Our final gathering of the year is an outdoor potluck. Bring a dish to share and chat with other members.


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