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This Wednesday, July 11 we will have our regular monthly meeting. Since we are in the middle of our Dia de los Muertos project, this will be a working meeting for those who have jumped on thus far. For those who would like to get involved, there is still time! Stop by Wednesday to pick up info and any supplies needed. We will meet at my apt (email for address) at 7:30 and can work well through the night.

If you’re super interested in the Dia de los Muertos project, but are unable to make it this week, shoot us an email and I can share the plan.

We will have a few more working dates this month and will follow up with that asap.





Hola Stitch y Bitch!

Beginner’s Night is still on for next week. Karla, Laura and Naomi will be holding down the night for all the new crafters that will be joining us. Our meeting will be on Wednesday, June 13 from 7-9pm at Efebina’s: 1640 S Blue Island. You’ll want to look for them in the back room of the cafe. Supplies (knit or crochet) will be available for you beginner’s so no need to worry about that. Just shoot us an email at if you plan on attending 🙂

In case you haven’t heard the great news, El Stitch y Bitch has been invited to once again create a Dia de los Muertos ofrenda for the 2012 exhibition at the National Museum of Mexican Art. If you’re interested in being a part of this project, the planning meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20th at 7pm at my apt. (email us for address).

Take care and have a great weekend

El Stitch y Bitch is excited to share the news that we will once again create an ofrenda for the National Museum of Mexican Art’s Dia de los Muertos exhibition this upcoming Fall. We couldn’t be more thrilled to let the collaborative, creative juices flow! We will have more updates for those who are interested in contributing very soon.

At the moment Beginner’s Night is still on for June 13 at Efebina’s: 1640 S Blue Island from 7-9pm.


The knitters and crocheters of El Stitch y Bitch spent their entire summer stitching away flowers, calaveras, papel picado and more for our beloved Day of the Dead altar at Vida Breve: Day of the Dead 2010 at the National Museum of Mexican Art.

So how did it all go down? We’ve compiled a small slideshow of our yarn adventures. Enjoy!

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p.s. Working on jam packed update! If you would like to be added to our update list, just shoot us a quick email at:

Just got a sneak peak at the newest issue of Cafe Magazine! What a wonderful surprise to see yours truly on the cover!! Available tomorrow, Sept. 30 and very FREE.

What a wonderful opening night! A big thank you goes out to all our friends and family for your amazing support. I am so in love with El Stitch y Bitch and cannot wait to officially celebrate on Friday, Sept. 17! If you’re on the Facebook group check in for details.

You still  have plenty of time to check it out… The show closes on Dec. 13. Here’s an awesome photo by Rossie Rangel-Schwartz, but we hope you will visit in person!

El Stitch y Bitch cordially invites you to join us for the opening of the Day of the Dead at the National Museum of Mexican Art, Friday Sept. 10, 6pm-8:30pm. We are delighted and honored to share our knit & crochet altar which is dedicated to our crafty ancestors. More info:

It’s August!!! … and it feels like Summer is going by so fast!

Over the last few months El Stitch y Bitch has been all over our communities from Berwyn & Cicero to Pilsen & Bridgeport. We have spent our summer knitting/crocheting a massive amount of unique pieces!!
What could it be?


In 2008, we covered the streets of Pilsen with “Graffiti Knitting”; then, in 2009, we got together in Bridgeport to create our very own “Piñata” for NFO Expo @ Benton House… and this time, we are honored to announce that El SYB will be a part of the 2010 Day of the Dead Ofrendas at the National Museum of Mexican Art”.

Here’s a sneak peak, but stay tuned… We will be giving more details very soon!!