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What’s new with everyone? This fall is full of great opportunities for all including a few SyB get-togethers and a craft fair. So. Excited!

Crossroads Fund is hosting Art for Change on Sunday, November 4th. You can get your holiday shopping done in support of this amazing organization! Also, El Stitch y Bitch will have a table to fundraise for more awesome projects. Here are a few ways you can get involved:

1. Donate a handmade item (knit, crochet, embroidery, anything DIY) to sell on Nov. 4th.
2. Chip in $5 to cover the cost of the table.
3. Donate food to snack on during the event.
4. Volunteer to woman the table.

There’s still room for more vendors! More info here.

Upcoming Stitch y Bitch meetings:

*Wednesday, October 17th
@ Barbari Pizza
2020 W. Chicago Ave.
*We will have tons of info on the upcoming craft fair.

*Thursday Nov. 1st
@ My Apt.
*Drop off for craft fair.




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.


Hey dolls!

A quick update for this month’s Stitch y Bitch. We will meet at my apt. where the only awesome event happening is… OURS! Same time: 7-9pm. Please send an email to for address. Bring your hooks/needles and your awesome selves and a snack or two if you can. I’ll have something yummy and a few records going.

Also, our June Stitch y Bitch will be on Wednesday, June 13. I’d like to invite all of our beginners to join us for a fun lesson on the awesomeness that is knitting/crocheting. More details on that soon.

Look forward to seeing you this Wednesday!

Hola El Stitch y Bitch!

Are you stitching up some gifts for the holidays? Why not do it in the company of El Stitch y Bitch!

El Stitch y Bitch is now meeting every 2nd Wednesday of the month, (with an impromptu stitch-a-thon sprinkled here and there) so you can always count on seeing your favorite knittas and hookers then. Locations will remain TBA. Please be sure to check back here soon for the calendar of meetings.

With that said, please join us for some holiday fun at our next meeting on Wednesday, December 14th from 7-9pm. We’ll meet at my place for drinks, snacks and stitching. To keep things in true Stitch y Bitch holiday form, let’s have a craft-themed White Elephant gift exchange. No need to run out and buy something new, just bring a gently used or unwanted crafty/handmade item. Ahem… yarn!

See you soon!

We had a great time at the Indianapolis Dia de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 29th! Here are some of the highlights. Enjoy!

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The Dia de los Muertos exhibition will be open through November 27th. More info here.

Hola everyone!


October is coming close to an end and with that comes Dia de los Muertos (DDLM). As many of you know, the altar we created last year is happily installed in its current home at the Indianapolis Art Center. The art center is having a DDLM celebration next Saturday, October 29th from noon-5pm. The celebration includes food, music and lots of fun art activities. I will be driving down with my family, and I’d like to extend the invitation to all of you. Depending on how many people are interested, we can carpool or we can just plan to meet at the art center. Please let me know if you are interested in coming and/or if you might be willing to be a driver. I will share more once I know these details. For now you can find more info here:

If you can’t make it next weekend, I hope to see you at our next Stitch y Bitch which will be on Wednesday, November 9th, location is TBD.

Have a great day!

Hello El Stitch y Bitch,

It’s been a while since we’ve had a real update and I promise this one contains good news and a much needed knitting night.

Good news first… Last year our all knit and crocheted altar was unveiled at the National Museum of Mexican Art in Pilsen. This year we are so happy to share the news that we will show our altar at the Indianapolis Art Center’s Dia de los Muertos exhibition. Karla did an amazing job of assisting me with the proposal and this weekend we will hit the road to go install it. The show opens on Saturday October 29th from noon-5pm. More info here. Let’s talk about carpooling for the opening at our next meeting!

We had a great opening night at the Tejer y Joder show over at Antena last Friday. A big CONGRATS goes out to all of our displaying artists– you did an amazing job and I am so proud of all your work. Check out this sweet blog post!

Since the next couple weekends are packed with installing the altar and a mini vacay for me, let’s plan to have our next knitting circle on Wednesday, Oct. 5th at my apt. from 7pm-9pm. My address is 2053 W Coulter St. I promise to have yummy beer and snacks, but feel free to bring your fav. snack too. Can’t wait to catch up and see what everyone is working on!

p.s. Beginner’s Night will be back soon!

El Stitch y Bitch is hosting an art show at Antena in Pilsen this September. If you are interested in being a part of this show we welcome you to send us a submission. Here’s a little info on the show:

Call for art work (working title):
Tejer y Joder
Art exhibit at Antena, September 2011
Deadline for submissions: August 5, 2011

Some of the themes we are working with are: memory, DIY & handmade culture, cultural identity, community and inherited skills, but we welcome fiber art works as well as installation work, performance, video/audio pieces and any other great works you would like to share. We welcome you to submit 2-3 pieces. Please email submissions with photos or a simple sketch to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Hello El Stitch y Bitch!

I hope you’re  all staying nice and cool… good time to stay indoors and do some knitting, I say. June is packed with events and we hope to see you very soon.

This weekend, June 11 is International Yarn Bombing Day! A few of us have been commissioned to do some on-site knit graffiti at the Michael’s store on the north side. All of you are welcome to join us and make some knit graffiti from 1-5pm at 3131 N. Clark St. No need to bring any yarn, Michael’s is supplying us with plenty. Sweet!

Also, a few of us have spoken about our upcoming show at Antena Gallery in September. If you’re interested in being a part of this art show let’s plan to meet on Sunday, June 26th at my apt., 6pm. We’ll discuss everyone’s ideas and pieces and plan out the show. Bring your ideas and your sketchbooks, please!  Please rsvp by Friday.

Our next SyB will be at the end of the month on Wednesday, June 29th at Cafe Catedral: 2500 S. Christiana Ave. As usual our meeting is from 7-9pm. Bring your projects and your lovely selves and let’s catch up!

That’s all for now, dears! Look forward to seeing you at one of our many events.