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Join the Irvington Fiberistas!

August 27, 2008 by Reader's Connection

Retro KnitsBeginning on September 4th, the Irvington Fiberistas will meet at the Irvington Branch on the first Thursday of every month, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Teens and adults who knit, crochet, spin, weave, cross stitch, bead, sew or quilt are welcome to come and do so in the company of others. Bring your supplies, and have a good time.

 Weaving in the Peruvian HighlandsThis Fiberistas booklist is not required reading, but attendees might enjoy a look at some of these books. Non-attendees might enjoy them as well.

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  1. Gloria says:

    I want to try to be there!

  2. Veronica Atibil says:

    i was wondering if the fiberistas teach beginners how to sew or knit. i want to learn but i cannot find anybody to teach me,and if they do what do i need to do to be able to come to the meetings.

    thank you

    veronica atibil

  3. Tina Hilton says:

    I’m not an organizer, so I don’t know what they plan to do officially, but I’d be happy to help teach people to knit, crochet, spin, or weave. I have it on my schedule and plan to be there. I’ll probably just take some knitting the first time since that’s less effort than hauling my loom or spinning wheel. See you there!

  4. Susan says:

    Hey Fiberistas and Fiberista-wannabes!

    I’m Susan, the organizer, and I’m so excited about the first meeting of the Irvington Fiberistas next week.

    Veronica, we aren’t offering any formal instruction but, if Tina’s willing to help you get started, that’s great! Thanks, Tina! I can probably find some yarn and needles you can use on Thursday, Veronica, to get you started. I know there are lots of knitting classes throughout Indy; I can highly recommend the teachers at Mass Ave. Knit Shop in Fountain Square. You might also try the craft and fabric stores like Michaels or Hancock.

    Can’t wait to see everyone on the 4th!

  5. Susan says:

    We had a great turn-out for the first Fiberista meet-up. The next one is this Thursday, Oct. 2, 6-8 pm at the Irvington Library.

    Hope you can join us!

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