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Host for March? - All, With our little one due in one month, I went to schedule the next few meet ups so the locations were set just in case I couldn't make it.  The library meeting rooms are booked the second and third weekends of March. Would someone Mary M. Jan 25, 2018 5:05 PM
Postponing tomorrow’s Meetup - Hey all! Due to the weather, I’m postponing tomorrow’s Meetup a week. I’ll follow up next week to confirm the location. Stay warm tomorrow! Mary Sent from my iPhone Mary M. Dec 8, 2017 10:13 PM
Upcoming Location Changes - All, A couple people at the last meet up suggested looking into the library in Fairfax City for upcoming meetings since Panera closed. I've been able to reserve it for September and November. Any suggestions for October? Also, s Mary M. Aug 17, 2017 2:35 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New location!! - Panera has closed?!?! Noooooooo! It feels like susan Aug 9, 2017 4:28 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New location!! - I think we can try library. They will offer rooms for meetings. On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 8:47 AM, Mary McCarthy < Shilpa Aug 9, 2017 11:34 AM
New location!! - Panera has closed in old town. I just found out this week and wanted to keep the meet up nearby, so we'll go back to the Starbucks on Main Street this Saturday. If you have ideas on where we should meet in the future, please share! Thanks, Mary Mary M. Aug 9, 2017 8:47 AM
A note about December's meet up! - For those that haven't been with us long, traditionally in December, our meet up includes a holiday swap.  If you'd like to participate, bring something that you've made, your favorite supplies, or a crafty gift. Make sure it's wrapped! Mary M. Nov 14, 2016 1:05 PM
Associated Facebook Group - Since we had a few new members join us last month, I wanted to again share that we also run a Facebook group: Fairfax Knit/Crochet/Sewing Meetup. It's a public group, so you should be able to find it just by searching.  It's Mary M. Sep 30, 2016 12:35 PM
Reminder about Dues - I just wanted to give folks a heads up that if they were members of the group when we first started collecting dues this year, I believe the trial period is ending soon (like, tomorrow).  If you want to be sure to keep receiving notices abo Mary M. Jul 6, 2016 2:13 PM
Thank you for the Survey! Update on Fees - All,  You have received (or soon will receive) a notice that there are now annual dues for this meetup ($5 a year). I wanted to thank those that participated in the survey I sent out last month. I took all of your feedback to he Mary M. Apr 8, 2016 2:27 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - Forgot to add this to the survey. Of the groups that have bigger attendance, they meet on a weekly basis. When you meet once a month, p Sherri B. Mar 22, 2016 7:25 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group (sorry if you get this twice!) - I haven't been part of the group for ages, Mary. Be sure I'm off the roles, and maybe that will helpshrink you below your 50 person threshold. ann Mar 22, 2016 6:01 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - Please do not hit reply on these emails as the messages you send go to everyone in the group.  This email was saved to the message board of the gr Mary M. Mar 22, 2016 5:31 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - Yes, Frances. Everyone got Stacey's email. Sent from my iPhone On Mar 22, 2016, at 5:27 PM, Frances < Rochelle85 Mar 22, 2016 5:29 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - I'm Frances Frances Mar 22, 2016 5:27 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - I'm Frances Frances Mar 22, 2016 5:19 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Survey on our Group - How are you, mary? Sent from my Stacey Mar 22, 2016 5:18 PM
Survey on our Group (sorry if you get this twice!) - (I didn't realize I hadn't sent the previous message to the entire group until after I hit send, so I apologize if you get this twice!) All, I've gotten the biannual notice of dues for this group. Ouch! Mary M. Mar 22, 2016 5:04 PM
Survey on our Group - All,  I've gotten the biannual notice of dues for this group. Ouch! I did some research, and because our group is so large (more than 200 members), that is why it is so expensive for me to run it ($15 a month).  If i Mary M. Mar 22, 2016 5:02 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hello Mary, I was wondering if you are going to try to have another baby soon. Love th Stacey Nov 9, 2015 3:37 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Sarah Oct 28, 2015 11:54 AM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Stacey Oct 20, 2015 6:46 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hello Mary, I am just checking in on you to see how you are? Love, the group Stacey Oct 16, 2015 12:55 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Mary, My sister's full term pregnancy of a daughter resulted in a still birth. You have my deepest sympathy. I sew * a Suzanne Oct 16, 2015 8:55 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hello Mary, I would be withdrawn also. Stacey Oct 15, 2015 4:11 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hello Mary, I am not sure if you received my message. I think that I replied to the wrong person. Stacey Oct 15, 2015 4:07 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hello Mary, I am sorry for your losses, especially the loss of your daughter. Losing a child is Stacey Oct 15, 2015 4:04 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Hi Mary, I haven't been part of the group for a while but I am saddened to learn of your loss. I'm glad you have family to support you. My condolences. Fredi Hensley Sent from my NOOK Mary McCarthy <mccarthymf@gma Fredi H. Oct 15, 2015 3:34 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - I am not in the group now, (because I don't know how to sew a stitch!_), but I liked meeting the ladies and may have met you. I have 2 children of my own, and I cannot even imagine the pain you are going through right now. You are in my Virginia Oct 15, 2015 2:06 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - So sorry to hear this, Mary. I have not been able to get there lately due to the ballgames, and then this Saturday I have stu Martha Prettyman N. Oct 15, 2015 2:06 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - Mary, my condolences. I signed up for this group right around the time my Rochelle85 Oct 15, 2015 1:49 PM
To avoid an awkward conversation at our next meetup... - I wanted to let you all know ahead of time that my baby passed away several weeks ago. I suffer from social anxiety, so please don't be surprised if I seem more withdrawn than usual. My mom and oldest niece plan to join me this weekend for Mary M. Oct 15, 2015 1:17 PM
Increase in dues - Good morning members! In the spirit of transparency, I wanted to let you know I received an email from MeetUp.com earlier this month that indicated that the fee for hosting groups on their site would be increasing. (pasted below) Mary M. Mar 17, 2015 10:22 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Facebook Group - Thanks! Just joined. Sent from my iPad On Jan 12, 2015, at 3:04 PM, Mary McCarthy < Sherri B. Jan 13, 2015 10:28 AM
Facebook Group - Some of the folks from the last meetup asked that I share the information for our Facebook page. Feel free to post photos of your completed projects, links to anywhere you're selling items/donating items to/etc., or information on events an Mary M. Jan 12, 2015 3:04 PM
Alpaca Yarn & Fiber Shop's annual Christmas Open House and Market - Hey all, Just passing the message below along! Mary I am Sue Rosche, the organizer/owner of Knit and Crochet at the Alpaca Yarn and Fiber Shop group in Upper Marlboro, MD. Would you be willing to post my Christmas Open Hous Mary M. Nov 13, 2014 1:29 PM
Facebook Group - Hey all!! At the last meetup, it was suggested that the group start a Facebook page so that we can keep in touch in between meetings, share blogs/patterns/etc., and to help continue to build our community. Since I'm on vacation this wee Mary M. Aug 12, 2014 11:14 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Fwd: Sherri Bertrand sent you a message: American sewing guild upcoming meeting - Thanks! Sent from my iPad On Jul 1, 2014, at 1:17 PM, Mary McCarthy < mccarthymf@gmail Sherri B. Jul 1, 2014 8:34 PM
Fwd: Sherri Bertrand sent you a message: American sewing guild upcoming meeting - Hey all, I wanted to share the following info from Sherri who attended the MeetUp last month: On Thursday July 3d at the G Street Fabrics store in Falls Church from 7-9 PM, our American Sewing Guild will be demonstrating how to put Mary M. Jul 1, 2014 1:17 PM
Invitation to Alpaca Yarn and Fiber Shop Christmas Party and Open House - All, I received the message below from Sue Roshe about a Christmas Party and Open house this weekend in Maryland. I won't be available to organize an official field trip by the group, but just in case anyone is interested in attending I thought Mary M. Dec 17, 2013 12:02 PM
December Meet up - Hey all!   I'm sorry there was some oversight on my part. I'm actually not going to be in town this weekend. I had thought that the second weekend in december would actually be the following weekend, so I didn't realize until this week Mary M. Dec 4, 2012 10:16 AM
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Fwd: A message from someone interested in Keeping Fairfax in Stitches - All, Thought I'd pass on the message below in case anyone was interested. Have a great Thanksgiving! Mary ---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: JoAnn Lynn Mary M. Nov 23, 2010 8:16 AM
Handmade Afghans Project - All, Rita shared information with us this weekend on charity work she has been involved in. The group simply asks that people volunteer to make 6x9 inch rectangles (crocheted or knitted) that are then gathered to create afghans for wounded U.S. tro Mary M. Nov 15, 2010 9:12 AM
Meetup details changed: Second Annual Holiday Meetup! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Keeping-­Fairfax-in-Stitches/calendar/1­5209841/ When : Saturday Mary M. Nov 15, 2010 9:07 AM
New Meetup: One Year Anniversary Celebrations! - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What : One Year Anniversary Celebrations! When : Saturday, October 23,[masked]:00 Mary M. Oct 8, 2010 10:44 AM
Happy Anniversary All! - I just wanted to take a minute to let you guys know our group has officially celebrated it's one year anniversary! Considering I didn't even know if one person would show up for the first meet up last fall, I'm so thankful to have found so man Mary M. Sep 9, 2010 11:26 AM
New Meetup: Occoquan Craft Show - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What : Occoquan Craft Show When : Saturday, September 25,[masked]:00 AM Mary M. Sep 9, 2010 11:16 AM
Re: A message from someone interested in Keeping Fairfax in Stitches - Hey All! I wanted to pass on the message below. There's a yard sale in Alexandria this weekend featuring yarn and fabrics (stored in a non-smoking/no pet home). The sale is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., so you'd have plenty of time to drop in bef Mary M. Aug 11, 2010 10:26 AM
Meetup details changed: Let's Give Panera a try! - I've made changes to this series of repeating Meetups. Hey All! After getting to Panera at 1 p.m. this last week, I've decided to change our Meet up time to 2 p.m. from now on. It was WAY too busy at 1 and I don't want our group to Mary M. Jul 12, 2010 8:33 AM
New Meetup: Second Meet Up of the month - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Second Meet Up of the month When: Saturday, July 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Mary's Home TBA Lorton, VA[masked] Knit, Pe Mary M. Jun 24, 2010 9:25 AM
New Meetup: Let's Give Panera a try! - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Let's Give Panera a try! When: Saturday, July 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: Panera Bread - downtown Fairfax City 3955 Chain Bridge Rd Fairfax, VA 220 Mary M. Jun 24, 2010 9:21 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Possible Location Changes, BeSure to RSVP! - Preview not available Fredi H. May 13, 2010 11:49 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Possible Location Changes, BeSure to RSVP! - Preview not available Mary M. May 12, 2010 10:01 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] Possible Location Changes, Be Sure to RSVP! - Fredi H. May 12, 2010 9:39 PM
Possible Location Changes, Be Sure to RSVP! - Hey All, ? It seems we're starting to outgrow our usual location of Starbucks (it was getting quite loud around us on Saturday!) ? I'm going to begin looking at alternate locations soon (Panera Mary M. May 10, 2010 9:33 AM
New Meetup: First Meet up of June - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: First Meet up of June When: Saturday, June 12,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 Back to our hang Mary M. May 3, 2010 3:21 PM
New Meetup: Second Meet Up of May - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Second Meet Up of May When: Saturday, May 22,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 I don't know abou Mary M. Mar 29, 2010 10:33 AM
New Meetup: First Meet Up of May - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: First Meet Up of May When: Saturday, May 8,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 Take time for yours Mary M. Mar 29, 2010 10:31 AM
New Meetup: Second Meet up of April - Sip, Chat, and finish that! - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Second Meet up of April - Sip, Chat, and finish that! When: Saturday, April 24,[masked]:00 PM Where: Mary's Home TBA Lorton, VA[masked] Mary M. Mar 29, 2010 10:20 AM
New Meetup: First April Meet up - how was your Easter? - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: First April Meet up - how was your Easter? When: Saturday, April 10,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA[masked] Mary M. Mar 29, 2010 10:13 AM
Sale at Knit Happens! - Just in case there are members that aren't on their list (honestly, I'm not even sure how I got on it!) I wanted to forward the e-mail below from Knit Happens. They're having a storewide sale on Saturday in case you need to go pick up some more yarn befor Mary M. Mar 11, 2010 4:55 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: March Meet up - Preview not available user 8. Feb 19, 2010 2:47 PM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: March Meet up - Grndmadi Feb 19, 2010 11:04 AM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: March Meet up - Mary-I'm still interested in being part of this group so keep me on the list. I've just been busy and won't make the March meeting either. On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 4:39 PM, Mary McCarthy < user 8. Feb 19, 2010 10:39 AM
New Meetup: March Meet up - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: March Meet up When: Saturday, March 13,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 I'm hoping the weather Mary M. Feb 18, 2010 4:39 PM
New Meetup: Let's Try this Again! - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Let's Try this Again! When: Saturday, February 27,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 I hope I'm n Mary M. Feb 18, 2010 4:33 PM
New Meetup: New Year, New Yarn Meetup with Knit2gether Fairfax - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: New Year, New Yarn Meetup with Knit2gether Fairfax When: Saturday, February 20,[masked]:30 PM Where: Fairfax Ridge - Club House 11301 Aristotle Dr C Mary M. Jan 19, 2010 11:25 AM
New Meetup: Meet up for Haiti - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Meet up for Haiti When: Saturday, January 23,[masked]:00 PM Price: $5.00 per person Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA Mary M. Jan 19, 2010 11:18 AM
New Meetup: Post Holiday Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Post Holiday Meetup When: January 30,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 I hope everyone had great Mary M. Jan 5, 2010 3:19 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: Last Minute Sit, Chat and Finis... - carol Nov 23, 2009 2:08 PM
New Meetup: Last Minute Sit, Chat and Finish That! - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Last Minute Sit, Chat and Finish That! When: December 19,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 Just Mary M. Nov 23, 2009 11:21 AM
RE: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: Early November Meet up - Grndmadi Oct 29, 2009 6:55 PM
Re: [Keeping-Fairfax-in-Stitches] New Meetup: Early November Meet up - carol Oct 29, 2009 6:45 PM
New Meetup: Early November Meet up - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Early November Meet up When: November 7,[masked]:00 PM Where: Starbucks Coffee 10344 Main St Fairfax, VA 22030 Since I unfortunately Mary M. Oct 29, 2009 10:23 AM
Connect via Ravelry - Several people mentioned exchanging Ravelry.com info at the meeting today so we can share ideas with each other of what people are working on, etc. I created my own account and my username is MaryFM. Post your usernames if you want to connect Mary M. Sep 12, 2009 9:21 PM
New Meetup: Sew What? Pre-Holiday Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Sew What? Pre-Holiday Meetup When: November 21,[masked]:00 PM Where: Mary's Home TBA Lorton, VA[masked] Get some Mary M. Sep 12, 2009 6:18 PM
New Meetup: Sew What? Keeping Fairfax in Stitches October Meetup - Announcing a new Meetup for Keeping Fairfax in Stitches! What: Sew What? Keeping Fairfax in Stitches October Meetup When: October 17,[masked]:00 PM Where: Caribou Coffee 8948 Burke Lake Rd Springfield, VA 22 Mary M. Sep 11, 2009 7:49 PM

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