Monday, March 28, 2016

Reminder: April 5th Meeting is NOT at Fortino's!

This is a reminder that our April 5th meeting will NOT be at Fortino's! Please see the Blog entry about this meeting posted March 11th (below) or visit our website:  atbkg.blogspot.ca for all the details. Hope to see everyone there!

Friday, March 11, 2016

April 5th Meeting: Blocking and Finishing with Patrick Madden

THIS MEETING WILL NOT BE AT FORTINO'S!

Our April meeting will feature a special guest instructor, Patrick Madden.  Patrick is a knitting instructor, teaching both hand and machine knitting. He has taught at many local yarn stores across Ontario. His family was involved in sewing and knitting and his mother influenced his choice to pursue a career in textiles. He attended Sheridan College and studied Fashion Design, majoring in knitwear. He has worked in various knitting mills both in entry level positions and management. Patrick currently owns and operates Signature Yarns and will be bringing some merchandise with him that we can purchase at a discounted price.  Accepted payment is cash, Visa and MasterCard.

The meeting will be held at the Hamilton Mennonite Church at 143 Lower Horning, Hamilton. The driveway is on the left side and parking and meeting room are at the back.

Please bring:
  • Scissors
  • Tape measure
  • Darning needle
  • Locking stitch markers
  • Straight pins
  • Clear plastic ruler
  • Knitting projects that you would like to show and share
  • Money for 50-50 Draw Tickets
  • Any donations that you have knit for "Out of the Cold", "Knitted Knockers" or the "Linus Project".
Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be provided. Reminder that non-members need to pay a $10 entry fee.