WEIRTON - The Nifty Needles Neighborhood Group of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Sewing Guild held their July meeting at the First Christian Church on Main Street with Leader Carol Village presiding.
There were eight in attendance.
During the show-and-tell session, Dale Negle modeled a quilted jacket and displayed a patriotic table runner.
Kay Nixon spoke about her recent trip to Seattle and the 14 quilt shops she visited. She displayed a table topper, table runner and pieced apron, all items she made from fabrics she purchased while on vacation.
Susan Maze presented an origami purse, flower pin and cane cover. She then gave a presentation on prayer shawls and their history. She displayed pattern books and examples she had made. Also displayed was a prayer afghan made by Nancy Sanders' church.
Pittsburgh chapter announcement were made, and members were reminded that sewing guild volunteers are needed to work at the sewing expo in August.
Nancy Linn was awarded a door prize created by Negle.
The next meeting will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 1, and Sanders will present a program on zippers.
Anyone who enjoys sewing is welcome. Contact Village at (304) 748-9573 or Maze at (304) 723-2038.