Stitching Creations & Community

Janesville, WI Gatherings: MON. 1-3 PM, Italian House, 1603 Racine St. THURS. 6-8PM, Basics Co-op, 1711 Lodge. FREE, all ages, genders. Spin, knit, crochet - any portable stitching is welcome - no membership requirements! Visit and support: Visit our store:

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

News & Opportunities

Please e-mail ASAP if you're interested in any of the following opportunities:

• A local social club has asked for help. They would like instructors to teach about a half dozen people how to knit.

• Any group or business may have a free table at the 6th Annual Make A Blanket Day on Saturday, March 10 to display, demo, provide informational lit, etc. on a first-come, first-served basis.

• An article in the Stateline Business publication not only features Mocha Moment but also our knitting group! See it at

• You can now access the United Arts Alliance website directly at it's original web address or by going to Visit soon to see all the events and opportunities in area arts.

Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Signs of Spring!

In spite of the FRIGID Wisconsin weather this week, fun activities and opportunities are coming soon:

Sheep Shearing for Spectators at the
A-Z Farm - 1829 Schuster Rd., Oregon, WI
Saturday February 17 - 9-4
Admission $2/person; 2 and under free

Cabin Fever Yarn on the Farm
W7181 Hustad Valley Road, New Glarus, WI
Newborn lambs, freshs horn wool
Sat & Sun. Feb. 24 - 11a.m.-4p.m.
Sat. & Sun March 3-4 - 11a.m.-4p.m.
Spring Shearing: Sat & Sun. April 14-15

Project Linus 6th Annual Make-A-Blanket-Day
Saturday, March 10, 2007
Rock Co. Job Center, 1900 Center, Janesville
(Hwy. 51/Kellogg Ave. Intersection - near Ben Franklin)

Come make a blanket for one of the children who need
it's comfort,warmth or security at area facilities.
All ages welcome! No experience required.
Attend part or all of the day. Blankets not completed
may be taken home to finish.

FREE vendor and display space available to related area nonprofits,
businesses, groups, and .....? (Call for more info)

Participants are encouraged to bring their own blanket-making supplies,
tools, portable sewing machines and blankets to complete or they may
use materials and tools that will be available including a limited
variety of sewing machines. Use your existing skills, learn new ones, or teach others!

Blanket Making - Food - Door Prizes - Surprises!
Learn more at or contact us at 608.752.9248