Show and Tell – Works in Progress -June 1st and June 2nd

SOFAAR members will be showing and telling in Annapolis Royal on Friday evening, June 1st and on Saturday, June 2nd.

This is our annual members’ exhibit and along with presenting finished work, members will be on hand working on their pieces. You will have a chance to see fibre crafting in action.

Our Friday evening event is held in conjunction with First Fridays in Annapolis Royal. The first Friday of every month, stores are open late and there are events and music. Please see the Town website for events.

SOFAAR’s show and tell will take place at Mrs. Nicholson Home at 212 St-George St in Annapolis Royal from 6 pm to 8 pm on the Friday evening and from 10 am to 3 pm on the Saturday.

We hope to see you there.

Working away...
Working away…

Fun fibre day: Saturday May 12th

SOFAAR will be holding its next fun fibre gathering day this coming Saturday, May 12th at the home of Marilyn Preus, 81 Chute Road in Bear River from 1:30 to 4 pm.

This casual gathering is open to all members to come and work on their projects and spend time with like-minded fibre crafters. Bring something to show and tell and bring your current project to work on.
Have a question that needs answering ? Or wish a second opinion about your project ? Others will be there to offer support and encouragement.
Refreshments will be served.
Hope to see you there.

SOFAAR welcomes new board

A huge thank you to all the members who donated items and those who came out to attend SOFAAR’s 2nd annual AGM and stash sale. It was a roaring success!
The membership elected the following slate of directors for 2018:
Grace Butland
Rachael Cheechoo
Donna Conyers
Ken Flett
Christine Igot
Gail Robertson
Celeste Thibodeau-Stacey
Sharon Moody
Your newly elected executive for the year is:
President – Grace Butland
Vice President – Celeste Thibodeau Stacey
Secretary – Christine Igot
Treasurer – Gail Robertson
We look forward to a busy and successful year.
Reminder: The next issue of Snippets is coming up later this month. If you have any news that you think would be of interest to the SOFAAR membership – workshops, exhibitions, good books, websites, photos of your current or recently completed projects – anything at all that is fibre-related – please send them to info@sofaar.ca. We need your news!

AGM and Stash sale a huge success

A cold wind but warm fibre! We had full house for our annual general meeting and stash stash on Saturday the 17th.

A new board has been elected and details will be posted after the next regular board meeting.

There were lots of deals to be had at the stash sale with many balls of fibre, bags of buttons and ribbons, patterns and odds and ends going home with happy new owners!

A big thank you to everyone who came out. And a huge thank you to our sponsors. Remember to use your cards for discounts!

Many stayed on to work on the their projects and chat and catch up.

Our next event is a stitching day on Sunday, April 15th. Stay tuned for details.

Out-going and founding president Cathy Malon staffing the Sponsor table.
Out-going and founding president Cathy Malon staffing the Sponsor table.
Tables ready and full of stash.
Tables ready and full of stash.
Deals to be had!
Deals to be had!
Donna, Marie and Mary working on their projects.
Donna, Marie and Mary working on their projects.
Sisters Tammy and Teresa cross-stitching.
Sisters Tammy and Teresa cross-stitching.

 

New sponsor! Frames on James

Coral Fuller and her expert framing at Frames on James in Yarmouth is SOFAAR’s latest sponsor.

Coral will offer a 15% discount to all card-carrying SOFAAR members who come in to see her for framing needs. SOFAAR members wishing to have several pieces framed at the same time may be offered a higher discount!

Coral can also supply members with some materials (foam core, archival mount boards and mats) for those wishing to do their own mounting.

Please visit Coral’s website at : <framesonjames.com> or give Coral a call at 902-742-6115. Her email is : <fcf@eastlink.ca>

Below are some examples of Coral’s framed work with fibre.

Quilt framed by Coral Fuller at Frames on James, Yarmouth.
Quilt framed by Coral Fuller at Frames on James, Yarmouth.
Cross-stitch framed at Frames on James 2018.
Cross-stitch framed at Frames on James 2018.
Needlepoint framed at Frames on James.
Needlepoint framed at Frames on James.

Stash sale and give-away next Saturday!

SOFAAR will hold its third annual general meeting at 1:30 pm on Saturday, March 17th. A new board will be elected.

This meeting will be followed promptly at 2pm by our super fun stash sale and give-way. Come and pick up some extra stash: fabric, wools, patterns and much more!

Stay on to work on your projects with fellow fibre enthusiasts.

See you there next Saturday at St-Luke’s Parish Hall in Annapolis Royal.

 

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2018 Retreat at Hillsdale House Inn!

SOFAAR will hold its 2nd Fibre crafting Retreat at the beautiful Hillsdale House Inn in Annapolis Royal the weekend of September 28th.

The rooms are filling up fast at the Inn, there are only 4 now available. We have been offered a special price for these rooms as well as an early-bird Thursday night rate for those who would like to have the whole day on Friday to work on their projects.

There are also days-stitching spots available.

Our Retreat is for a maximum of 30 participants only.

Please find the Retreat package attached.

You can also e-mail Christine at info@sofaar.ca with any questions regarding the Retreat.

 

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AGM and Stash sale: March 17th, 2018

SOFAAR’s annual general meeting and Fibre Stash sale will take place on Saturday, March 17th 2018 at Saint-Luke’s Parish Hall in Annapolis Royal.

The AGM will begin at 1:30 and last thirty minutes.

The Stash sale and give-away will begin at 2 pm.

If you are a SOFAAR member and would like to sell stash at this sale, tables are $10 each to rent. Please contact Christine at info@sofaar.ca to reserve a table.

If you have stash you would like to give away, please also contact info@sofaar.ca.

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