Thursday, August 30, 2007

Sharing a passion for crafts and charity

Sharing a passion for crafts and charity
from Asbury Park Press Online

It was a scene reminiscent of the sewing and quilting bees of Colonial times: a group of women gathered in a circle, knitting and sewing, chatting about their lives and sharing refreshments in the shade of an oak tree. But the 18 women at Cathy Peach's Berkeley home Aug. 6 were gathered around a large table in her air-conditioned kitchen, where they had a view of the lagoon out back, and were taking a break from their knitting and crocheting to have a slice of cake with cannoli cream filling and a cup of coffee or tea. The women, who have dubbed themselves the Happy Hookers for their penchant for doing needlework, spent the evening showing off their latest creations, the new stitches they've tried and deciding who would swap patterns with whom.

Read the Full Article


Post a Comment

<< Home

Site Meter