SAINT AUGUSTINE – The Textile Arts Guild of St. Augustine, Inc., begins its 22nd year on Thursday, Sept. 14, with a program on needlepoint by Lois Hoeft.
Vice President Rebecca Aldrich Bowen will preside at the 10 a.m. business meeting preceding the program. The Guild meets in the City Hall/Lightner Museum Building, Suite 143, 75 King St.
Hoeft is former owner of A Stitch in Time in Jacksonville, a longtime needlework shop. Her program will be on needlepoint stitching; its history and some of the various types such as painted canvass and charted work.
Although Hoeft will not be giving any lessons, Bowen said she will provide advice to those attending on projects they are working on, as time permits.
Prospective members are always welcome, according to new President Ruth Kurlandsy who succeeded Celeste Burns on July 1.
Members are reminded that dues are due. Please bring your $25 check to the meeting. Prospective new members may contact the Guild at TextileArtsGuild@gmail.com. The Guild’s Facebook page is:
St. Augustine Textile Arts Guild.
The Guild was founded in 1995 and is dedicated to preserving the textile arts and crafts of from St. Augustine’s founding in 1565 through Statehood in 1845. Members are interested in historical and contemporary fiber arts. The Guild meet monthly, September through May. The Guild holds open studio on Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Suite 143 unless notice is given otherwise.