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The Return of the Fiberistas!

January 31, 2009 by Reader's Connection

Actually, the Irvington Fiberistas never went away. They meet on the first Thursday of every month to work on fiber-art projects, and you’re welcome to bring your supplies and join them. They´ll be at the Irvington Library on Thursday, February 5th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

If you’re into fiber-related work, here are some recent titles that may be of interest.

Knit or Crochet--Have It Your Way

Knit or Crochet–Have It Your Way: 15 Fun Projects with Complete Hook and Needle Instructions for Each by Margaret Hubert







The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques

The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret Radcliffe








Socks from the Toe Up

Socks from the Toe Up: Essential Techniques and Patterns from Wendy Knits by Wendy D. Johnson







Knitting the Threads of Time

Knitting the Threads of Time: Casting Back to the Heart of Our Craft by Nora Murphy








Creepy Cute Crochet

Creepy Cute Crochet: Zombies, Ninjas, Robots, and More! by Christen Haden








Felted Crochet

Felted Crochet








300 Classic Blocks for Crochet Projects

300 Classic Blocks for Crochet Projects by Linda Schapper








Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters by Patricia A. Turner


Martha Skelton: Master Quilter of Mississippi

Martha Skelton: Master Quilter of Mississippi by Mary Elizabeth Johnson Huff








Quilt with Confidence

Quilt with Confidence by Nancy Luedtke Zieman








Jelly Roll Quilts

Jelly Roll Quilts: The Perfect Guide to Making the Most of the Latest Strip Rolls by Pam Lintott









Tartan by Jonathan Faiers







  Simply Stunning Woven Quilts

Simply Stunning Woven Quilts: 11 Easy Techniques, Great Results by Anna Faustino








Overshot is Hot!

Overshot is Hot! 20 Innovative Designers: Over 40 Unique and Beautiful Projects: Many In-Depth Articles on Theory and Design from 20 Years of Weaver’s and Prairie Wool Companion







Weaving Made Easy

Weaving Made Easy: 17 Projects Using a Simple Loom by Liz Gipson







Donna Kooler's 555 Cross-Stitch Sampler Motifs

Donna Kooler’s 555 Cross-Stitch Sampler Motifs



  1. Beth Kelley says:

    I didn’t know a group like this existed! What great fun!
    Would there be interest in a group meeting at Nora?

  2. Sharon Bernhardt says:

    We don’t have one quite like this at Nora, but there is a knitting group and a quilters group that meet here. You can call the branch @275-4472 for details.

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