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Martha Washington Chapter

Burke VA

Contact: Linda Ownby
Phone: 703-451-8484
President: Linda Ownby
Treasurer: Carolyn Cooke
Secretary: Susan Murphy

Chapter News & Workshops

Claudia Newton Workshop Hosted By Martha Washington Chapter

The Martha Washington Chapter will be hosting Claudia Newton from Nov. 8 to Nov. 11 in Springfield, VA . Classes included No-Know Bullion Bib, Sand and Sea Biscornu Sewing Kit, Rock-a-Bye Pony Madiera Applique and Shadow Hemstitch Bonnet. 

Registration for non Martha Washington Chapter members opens Sept. 1.

For photos and more information on the classes see the attached brochure. For more information or questions, contact Martha Walker at

Meeting Info:

3rd Friday of the month, 10:30 am
Kings Park Library, 9000 Burke Lake Road, Burke, V

Additional Info:

Wee Care contact - Patti Abernathy Newsletter - Noreen McIntosh VP/Programs - vacant