The group is for women 45+ (single or married, ranging from 45-80 in age) who love creating beautiful needle crafts be it knitting (3/4 of us are knitters) or needlepoint, quilting, cross-stitch, crocheting, rug hooking, etc. and want a way to make new friends and finish projects at the same time. You are invited to come to the founder's home in Aspen Hill/Silver Spring, MD every Sunday from 2:00-5:00 (coming weekly is NOT mandatory) to get inspired and have fun. "I have decided to do this in my home because I can keep the meeting size to about 20 people, which is far more condusive to making friends and sharing than a large venue like a hall or restaurant of 50 people".
Again, coming to every meeting is not mandatory (but hope you do) as this should be fun and not an obligation. I serve hot tea, coffee and sodas with members bringing snacks like biscuits/cookies/scones, cheese and crackers, etc. to share along with good conversation and laughter. While you work on your own projects, help each other with projects if you're stuck, learn a new skill (like knitting) and join in on beach retreats and weekend trips to workshops, shows, fairs, yarn shops, etc. for those interested.
The Founder is a self employed business woman and artist/crafts person......who loves knitting as well as most of the needlework venues mentioned in first paragraph. She also pursues the arts in general: theater, music (Jazz, Rock, Blues, Opera, etc.), and galleries as well as antiquing/flea marketing, the beach, reading (personal and Book Club), traveling (including day and weekend adventures), taking art/craft workshops, Indie and "good"movies, PBS, Jane Austen, cooking, etc. She and other women friends regularly do many of these activities together and are always open to new people joining outside fun from the club.
If interested, please write me a bit about yourself: needlework interests, other interests, what projects do you want to finish, what you do if you are still working, how old you are, what area you live in, etc. If you appear to be a good fit, I'll ask you to call me so we can talk a bit first to know each other a little better.