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Deborah Kochinsky from Critter pattern Works will be our speaker on November 4th. She will show her quilts which she uses a wool felting technique to make animals on a wool background, There are still several openings in her workshop: choose a dragonfly or a sheep. Contact Barb Harrold or Maureen Durocher if interested. Fee is $40 which includes a $25 kit.


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Please join us on March 3, 2010, for a lecture and workshop with Louise McCrady. She will be sharing with us a technique her mother created called Shirret! Lots to show and share! The technique combines crochet with shirring (pleating/ gathering of fabric strips) to create fun and easy rugs, tea cozies, hats and more! Featured in Piecework (Dec. 2008), Yankee magazine and many others! Visit her website for more pix.

WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: Wild Crochet a RagRug Shirret Beret

2-hour workshop with Louise McCrady – $20
Advance registration required (E-mail us to sign up)
Note: you must be able to crochet chain and double crochet stitches fluently to shirret. Visit crochet.org to learn and practice ahead of time.

If you love colorful texturey fabric scraps, why not crochet them into rugs and carpets, hats. bags, tea cozies and more? Shirret is a way to enjoy crochet – without expensive yarn – while you make something completely luxurious, new and unique using RECYCLED FABRIC. (more…)

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ECNG will be having a Stitch InĀ  on Tuesday February 16th at 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. ECNG member Stephanie Julian will be hosting us at her shop, Bernina Design Workshop, located at 30 Main Street, Topsfield MA. (more…)

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Come join ECNG for “the web we weave” and hear more about our exciting year, our new ENCG Blog, Facebook, and fun websites to check out!


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