Category: Special Interest Group

Special Interest Group: Sew ‘n Sews

Chairperson: Buffy Sutherland. Meets once a month. Next Meeting: March 11, 2024, 1-4 p.m., contact Kathy Downton at 352-598-4314. A chance to do handwork and visit with other members in a small group setting. Meetings are held at different member’s home each month.

Special Interest Group: Happy Hoopers

Chairperson: JoEllen Oppliger. Meets once a month at Marion County Public Library Headquarters. Upcoming Meetings: “Happy Hoopers” focuses on machine embroidery. Our sewing/embroidery machines tend to be large and heavy, so we don’t bring them to our meetings. We discuss a wide variety of topics from needles to notions, bobbins to blanks, stabilizers to software.…
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Special Interest Group: Artsy Tarts

Chairperson: JoEllen Oppliger. Meets various times throughout the year. “Artsy Tarts” is an art group formed to learn new and innovative ways of enhancing our quilts or quilted projects, and to discover new and exciting ways to channel our inner artist. Members choose a project for all to work on individually and share ideas with…
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Special Interest Group: Miniatures

Chairperson: Freda Jones. Meets once a month. Next Meeting: March 7, 2024. “The Miniatures” group is for members who wish to learn the art of mini quilts. Most patterns are done on foundation fabric. We meet once a month. If you ever want to tackle a quilt pattern but don’t want to do a huge…
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Special Interest Group: Woolies

Chairperson: Bev Woods. Meets once a month. Next meeting: March 22, 2024, at Marion County Public Library Headquarters (instead of the Sheriff’s station), from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 2720 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala. We are a group who enjoy wool appliqué. Our monthly meetings give us the opportunity to participate in show ‘n…
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