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:

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Spring Speakers & Other Events

What You've Always Wanted to Know about
But Didn't Know Who to Ask
Thursday, April 10
7:30 p.m.
Mocha Moment
1121 Center, Janesville

Guest speakers include:
Frank Raidl of Sugar Creek Alpacas, Elkhorn
Tana Ward of Willow Tan Alpacas, Delavan
Andrea Smessaert of Andrea's Alpacas, Eagle
Alpaca breeders know that alpacas have individual personalities and attitudes while spinners and others who work with fleece also know alpaca is a luxurious, versatile, natural and hypoallergenic fiber. While enjoying this free informational discussion, participants are also encouraged to enjoy working on their own stitching projects.

Other Upcoming Events

Lamb Birthing Barn
March 30 - 10am-4pm
A-Z Sheep Farm, 1820 Schuster Rd, Oregon

April 1 - Election Day
Please remember the Suffragettes who
were in prison being force fed for
YOUR rights! Please remember to

Rainbow Fleece Farm
Spring Shearing Days
April 12 & 13
W7181 Hustad Valley Rd., New Glarus

Janesville Farmer's Market Opening Day
May 10
Look for our SnB Vendors booth!

WWKIP Day '08
June 14

SnB Annual Contest: Entries DUE May 31st!
What's Your Oddest Stitching Project?
If anyone has ever exclaimed, "You knit WHAT?!?!?", we would like to have you tell us about your project. Anyone who knits, crochets, weaves or otherwise works with yarn is encouraged to submit a story, a photo, or display at a gathering and enter the "Oddest Stitching Project Competition". Entrants should submit written and/or photo documentation along with name, age, address, phone and e-mail by Saturday, May 31. Written and photo entries should be sent to:
Oddest Stitching Project Competition
c/0 23 S. Atwood Ave., Janesville, WI 53545
or e-mail:
Those who would rather share their project in person may bring it to either SnB gathering on the regular meeting days. Entries will be judged by a committee of both Janesville SnB gatherings. Winners will be announced on the Worldwide Knit in Public Day, Saturday, June 14 in skill and age categories. Prizes will relate to the winners particular crafts.

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Sunday, March 02, 2008

Stop the War

Join the Rock Co. Citizens for Peace as we commemorate the 5th anniversary of "Shock & Awe" in Baghdad, as well as our nation entering the 6th year of war and occupation by marching with us on Saturday, March 15, at 2 p.m. The marchers will gather in the parking lot at Basics Co-op, 1221 Woodman Rd., Janesville (just west of the Hwy. 51/Milton Ave. and Mt. Zion intersection) and will proceed to the Post Office along the sidewalks of Milton Ave. This is a peaceful NONVIOLENT march. Please bring your own peace and justice signs if possible and dress appropriately for the weather. (Remember our march in '03 during the BLIZZARD?!?!? )

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