Deadline for registration is July 10.
Registration for the Children's Needlework Workshop at Woodlawn Plantation is now underway. The workshop is run by Nelly's Needlers, a group of needlework artists who support Woodlawn. This summer, the workshop will be held from July 30 to August 3 in the Underwood Room at Woodlawn. Children 9-15 years old are welcome. The hours are 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at a cost of $100 for the week. Classes in needlepoint, counted thread, hand-sewing, and crewel are offered at graduated skill levels. Sign-up deadline is July 10th. Those interested can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The former owner of Crossed Canoes in Belle View is among this year's judges.
On a muggy, drizzly Wednesday morning in May, 12 women gathered at Woodlawn Plantation to organize and evaluate more than 600 pieces submitted by needlepoint artists across the country. Now in its 49th year, Woodlawn’s annual needlework exhibition will feature hundreds of pieces. Each piece is stitched with a handheld threaded needle. Maggie Bunch of Stafford has been a member of Woodlawn’s needlework auxillary club, Nellie’s Needlers, for 17 years. She has been coordinating the show for the last three years. A petite woman who is passionate about the delicate needle arts, she has a firm hand in making sure the judging process and show run smoothly. That morning, the three judges swarmed around a traditional Swedish costume, submitted by …