The September meeting was
attended by eight members.
We had a visit from Carol,
who now lives in
Only items discussed were:
the Zoom request from our new IOLI Northern Region
Director, Ruth Buck, who asked for days and times to
chat with people in her region.
Our Public library has made
available zoom slots that can be requested in the event
we cannot meet in person in the future.
Change in meeting topic for
Sylvia brought in a filet
crochet piece, her indija completed project from our
last workshop, and bobbin lace pumpkins for show and
The majority of the meeting
was dedicated to Cathy Mach helping us learn Needle Lace
flowers. She put together a notebook with instructions
and supplies so we could practice.
Our next meeting is October
9th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at Ocenco, Inc, located at 10224-82nd Avenue,
Pleasant Prairie, WI.
Sylvia will be showing us
how to do a one pair bobbin ornament. The supply list is
want to make your own one-pair ornament, here's what
you should bring:
bobbins: 1 pair
at least 100
cover cloth: Any cloth to put over the pins
you have already worked
a crochet hook: I
use size 8 but size is not important. You just
want to be able to grab size 20 thread easily. I
will bring several extra hooks, so if you don't
already have one, don't buy one.
a pin pusher-puller:
You will need to push down and later lift up the
pins as you work.
Scissors: You only need this to cut off the
excess thread when finished.
is optional We will be using size 20
Lizbeth cotton. I will bring balls of gold,
white, red, and green. If you want a different
color then bring whatever color you'd like. If
you want to wind bobbins before you come, put no
more than 1 1/2 yards of thread on each bobbin.
This is a
quick and easy project. It takes about 40 minutes
to make an ornament. If all goes well, you will be
able to leave with a finished ornament. I will
bring starch and a hair drier to stiffen and dry the
completed ornaments, as well as the pricking and an
instruction sheet on making picots. It will be
November 13th: Mobile-
December 11th: Election of
officers, dues collected.
IOLI convention for 2022-
- July 17-23
IOLI convention for 2023-
Rose Ann Ambrowiak