The Sun City Needlecraft Club will be the featured artist group at the Sun City Library on Sunday, Jan. 27 from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event is free to the public.
On display will be heritage keepsake items such as loom-woven Scandinavian tablecloths and runners; rare traditional Naversom doilies; llama and alpaca Bolivian weavings; crocheted and tatted doilies; classic designs in plastic canvas; plus crewel and needlepoint pictures, pillows and tea cozies.
Also on display will be modern-day afghans, Nicole Farrell’s Tell-Me Dolls, and today’s trendy scarves, shawls, hats and beanies. These last items will also be available for purchase.
Members of the Needlecraft Club are pleased to have been able to make donations to a number of local nonprofits:
-- Women Against Child Trafficking, which provides shelter and other services to child victims.
-- The SAFE (Safe Alternatives for Everyone) program, aiding children, youth and families who have experienced or are at risk of abuse and violence.
-- Blankets for Brianna, which provides handmade blankets, gowns, caps and booties for stillborn and NICU babies.
-- The veterans at Jerry L. Pettis Memorial Medical Center.
-- Power of Pink breast cancer patient support program.
-- The Alternatives to Domestic Violence women’s shelter.
Guests are invited to come by and say hello, ask how-to questions, and consider signing up for the library’s monthly knit and crochet classes. And yes, the ladies will be happy to accept your leftover yarns to use for their future donations.
Sun City Library is located at 26982 Cherry Hills Blvd. in the Sun City section of Menifee.