March 19, 2009
"Felting On Denim"
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On March 19, 2009, the RED HAT HOOTERS met at my home.  My friend Micki Donch and I put our heads together and decided that it would be nice if we taught members of the Red Hat Hooters to needle felt.  I prepared kits made up of a small denim bag, felting needles and fleece.  Eight ladies decided to try needle felting.  I asked Micki who had taken all of my previous weaving and felting classes to work with these students.  We had a great day.  Micki's husband, Vinnie, brought 4 pizzas from Costco for us to have for lunch.  We also served apple pie and ice cream along with soda and apple juice.  It was a fun day for all of us.
Left to right - Micki Donch and Claire Terranova
Left to Right - Pat Denault, Claire Terrranova, Rita Hall and Ronnilou Cress-Kordick
Claire Terranova needle felting
Mary Krelle needle felting
Pat Denault needle felting
Ronnilou needle felting
Micki Donch helping Claire Terranova
Charlotte Rinkowski holding her needle felted bag and cloth
Claire Terranova holding her needle felted bag
Mary Krelle holding her needle felted bag
Rita Hall holding her needle felted bag
Ronnilou Cress-Kordick holding her needle felted bag
Pat Denault and Minnie Byers
Betty Williams and Mary Lamkin
Pat Denault and her needle felted bag
This is Ronnilou's grandson, Nicholas and his father, Joshua Owen.  They are admiring the needle felted bag that Grandma Ronnilou made for Nicholas to be used as a trick or treat bag for Halloween.