Ladies, the Stitch & Bitch will meet-up this Friday, 12/13
at our usual Panera – 1 – 3 p.m.
It’s awesome to see the amazing work done by Kathy Ferri, Susan Katz and the volunteers at the Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry. Not only do that have pet food drives but our Kathy is always willing to accept donations and carry bags of pet food members of our Stitch & Bitch bring in.
Kudos for all the work you do for pet owners and their fur-babies!! -> http://www.whiteplainsweek.com/ptbh-11-27-13-petfood.wmv
Ladies, we will meet on Friday, 11/22, from 1-3 pm at Panera.
This is the final meet-up until our Holiday luncheon on 12/6
Hope you can join us!! Contact me to reserve your seat and bring your payment in on Friday.
Thank you to all who have already reserved.
Keep those needles and hooks going!
Ladies, we will be meeting at our usual, Panera
Friday, 11/15 from 1 – 3 pm
Click here for details on our Holiday Luncheon! Click the link to view details -> 2013 Holiday Luncheon
We will enjoy a hearty lunch of soup, salad, appetizers, pizza and dessert!
Reserve your seat! Bring your payment in as soon as possible. We will not meet on 11/29.
Ladies, we will meet-up on Friday, 11/8
1-3 p.m. @ Panera.
Looking forward to seeing my favorite fiberistas!
The Stitch & Bitch will meet this Friday, 11/1 @ Hastings Tea from 1 -3 p.m.
Located at: 235 Main Street (across the street from Atlanta Bread) 235 Main St White Plains, NY 10601
UPDATE: Hastings has informed me that they have added salads, wraps & sandwiches to their menu. They also have Pumpkin Spiced latte and have added a few more bakery items including gluten-free, fresh fruit.
>>>Also, Save the Date, Friday, 12/6 for our Annual Holiday Luncheon. <<<
We will meet-up on Friday, 10/25 at Panera, 1 – 3 p.m.
Looking forward to seeing you ladies then.
RSVP only if you plan on attending. A head count helps!
We lucked out, we had cool and sunny weather – perfect for being outdoors. A huge thank you to our drivers, Joan and Karna! We enjoyed the scenic route that Joan mapped out for us; driving along the country roads we saw sheep and cow grazing…so beautiful! The foliage was amazing, bright gold and reds – just gorgeous!
The festival was larger than I imagined and it was bustling! The fairgrounds have beautiful mature trees that are bursting with Gold leaves. There was a lot of seating area which was nice, there were also large picnic tables near the food area. The fiber was plentiful, stunning color, bags of fleece, handmade baskets, accessories in row after row of pavilions. The food was standard festival goods but then we spotted “Aba’s Falafels” – certainly didn’t mind the long line!
My favorite part was with the animals. We got up-close with Sheep, Lamas, Alpacas – just amazing!!! A few of us were in the middle of the ‘parade’ of Lamas & Alpaca’s. We saw Sheep shearing which was cool. We meet the 8 mo. old black one named Shadow, it was his first showing. I also saw a few bunnies and a beautiful large Angora bunny.
The pics you see of a gathering of people on a hill blanketed in gold leaves happens to be Raverly members who gather for a one huge photo-op. Me and Ann managed to get close enough to the front for the pic too.
Well, by 4 p.m. I was pooped!! I understand why so many attend both days…perhaps next year!!
Yes ladies, we’re meeting this Friday,
10/18, 1 p.m at our Panera!
Looking forward to seeing you all!!
Many of our ladies work year round on multiple charities. As a group, the ladies of the Stitch & Bitch of Westchester County always find ways to support – any way we can.
Most recently, our Cindy participated in the “Gilda’s stair climb” raising money for the club. Way to go Cindy!!! Gilda’s Club is a place offering support for patients and their families dealing with Cancer.
Upcoming: Our Kathy and the annual dinner on October, 28th for the Hudson Valley Pet Food Pantry – HVPFP provides free pet food to hundreds of low-income families in our area. Click on link to download and open flyer –> Pet Food Pantry – Harvest Gathering flyer -
Upcoming: Our Susan and the annual Furniture drive on Sunday, November 10th, 2013 is in search of your gently used furniture. The Furniture Sharehouse provides furniture to local families in need. Click on this link to download and open the flyer –>>: 2013 Furniture_Drive_flyer_Draft_10_06_13
Upcoming: The annual Stitch & Bitch charity will go to help the homeless – we will knit & crochet hats/scarves/fingerless gloves, etc for both men & women. You may use acrylic/cotton/washable wool – in any color. It will benefit: Midnight Run
I will give them all the items in late December so, between now and then I will collect.
Thank you for your continued support.
Ladies, we’ll meet-up on Friday, 10/11
1-3 p.m. @ Panera
I’m looking forward to it!!
Saw the tiniest pumpkin ever (online)
At this point we have 9 ladies confirmed and going to the festival on Saturday, 10/19.
If anyone else wants to go, and we can find another driver let me know so we can try to make arrangements.
We will be meeting early (at a local coffee shop – details given to those attending) for coffee/breakfast and hitting the road asap. If you are driving up on your own keep my cell # handy and shoot me a text if you want to meet-up.
What you will need:
Each passenger will pay their driver $10 for the ride.
A ticket to the Festival! You can save $ and avoid waiting on long lines by buying it online and printing your ticket. This is the link to buy a ticket: http://www.sheepandwool.com/ticket-sales/index.asp
Bring Cash!!! I’ve read forum posts of vendors who have had credit card machine issues with spotty connection in that area.
A large bag(s) for purchases.
Comfortable shoes & layered clothing.
The Stitch & Bitch will meet on Friday, 10/4
1 -3 p.m @ Panera.
WIP: Pumpkin Coasters
Ladies, we’ll meet-up on Friday, 9/27
at Panera Bread, 1-3 p.m.
I’m making baby pumpkin hats
Our first ever swap was a great success!! We had the entire back room reserved for us…thank you Panera Bread!! Several tables pushed together provided the much-needed space to display all the goodies. 16 members shared all kinds of yarn, magazines, pattern books, novels on knitting, needles, patterns & loads of yarn. Good going ladies…it was fun!!
Ladies, we will be meeting at Panera
on 9/20, 1 -3 p.m.
We’re having our first “Swap”
Bring: yarn, fiber magazines, patterns, needles/hooks, related items/ accessories for swapping.
If you bring 2 or 3 items, you can select 2 – 3 items to take home, etc.
Any left over yarn can go to Susan’s ‘hat project’.
OK ladies, this Friday 9/13, we’ll meet at the Tarrytown Train station at 11:30 a.m. We’re allowing extra time to get train tickets, and parking pass.
Regarding parking at Tarrytown at the train station here is what we found out. Day long parking is $10 per car. You MUST buy a “day pass” at the Police dept/site…directly across the Tarrytown train station, on Franklin St. (as you drive down Franklin it is on your immediate right hand side as you come down that hill, just before the train station. Go into the side door that says ‘Police’ and buy a day pass for $10, >> MUST HAVE EXACT CHANGE!!<< Be sure to ask for driving directions to the parking area. It is over an overpass which loops you around to the other side of the tracks down to an open parking area.
Carpool peeps should pool money together to pay for the parking pass. Thank you to the drivers!
Another option a few of us are going to do is hop on the Tappan Zee Express bus that takes you directly in front of the Tarrytown train station. We’ll meet at 11:00 am. downtown, on Martine Ave /off Court St (on the side of 7-11) bus stops in the center of the block.
Anyone driving in can park at the Galleria Mall. and walk out through Macy’s (on Martine Ave & Court St).
I will have my phone, feel free to call/text, if needed.
The weather is suppose to be gorgeous, yay!! Bring your WIPS!!
Preemie hats for the NICU project (Lucille)Knitted sock (Joan)Christmas Vest (Judy)Baby set (Susan)Felted purse (Lorraine)Soon to be felted purse (Lorraine)
Baby girl dress (Dahlia)
Just received great news from our Lucille!!!!
Her MRI showed NO CANCER!!! Just two small spots that the doctor says can be dealt with. What a blessing!!!
She is THRILLED and wanted me to share with her follow sisters!!
NOTE: We will not meet-up on Friday, 8/30th. Have a safe and fun Labor Day!! Our next meet-up will be 9/6th.
We have a few events planned for September/October.There will be other trips for those who can’t make it.
Friday, September 13th – Day trip to Cold Spring, NY – We’ll be taking the Metro (Hudson line) from Tarrytown at: 12 noon. Round trip fare is $12 regular fare/ $6 for seniors. There is a parking lot at the Metro station. Might be a good idea to carpool to the station…let me know if you’re interested. It’s a 40 minute scenic train ride up to Cold Spring, bring your WIP’s, we’ll be stitching on the train as well. Lunch at: www.coldspringdepot.com they have wraps, salads, burgers, fish & chips, etc. They also have a large outdoor covered seating area, weather permitting.
Friday, September 20th – We’re having a “Swap” bring yarn, patterns, magazines, knitting/crochet accessories, books. Bring 2-3 items & let’s swap!! You bring two items, you select two new items, etc. It is also the 3rd Anniversary of The Stitch & Bitch of Westchester County!!
Saturday, October 19th – Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool festival – will post more on this later.
Ladies, the Stitch & Bitch will meet-up
on Friday, 8/23 @ 1 p.m.
We will not meet the following Friday, 8/30 (Labor Day w/e)
Looking forward to seeing you beautiful ladies on Friday!!
Let’s talk plans on a Fall day trip. Sadly, the Commander cruise is not operating this year…bummer! Last week the Rhinebeck Sheep & Wool Festival (in mid October) came up in discussion. Perhaps we can make it S&B day trip.