Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Porter Co Fair - Part One

I had 15 entries in the 
Porter Co Fair 

Category One - Arts + Crafts

Section 101 - Special Occasion (any Holiday, special Event)

101c Needleart:
c.2004 Homespun Elegance Ltd.
Spring Fling
Designed by Sandra Sullivan

Comment Card:  "Very nicely stitched.  Even.
Good tension.  Bead location very nice.  Overall 
Excellent job!"

101b Tree Ornament:
Jingle Bell

Pattern by Merie Lettieri

Comment Card"  "Stitching nice + precise,
Very nice job!"

Section 109 - Wearable Art

c. Accessories:

Comment Card:
Kanzashi Flower embellished with tatting and buttons.

d.  Bead Accessories:
Button embellished w/beading.

Comment card:  "good selection of colors.
Good design
nice craftsmanship"

Section 111 - Home Decorating Articles (Not Quilted)

Locker Hooking - Trivet

Comment Card:  "Lot of work
nice color selection, nice design"

Part Two .... tomorrow ; )

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Sixth Annual Midwest Stash Exchange

Saturday, August 18, 2012
10am - 3pm

Back Parking Lot
1700 Lincolnway, Suite 4
LaPorte, IN 46350

Above is the flyer for
Sixth Annual 
Midwest Stash Exchange

Table Rental is $20.00 and all
of the proceeds will go to Riley Children's Hospital

for additional details
(219) 326-0544
(800) 455 8517

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Is your sewing machine up?

Finished your fair entries?

Have some fabric left overs?

Maybe you need an ort container --
Or, you'd like to make them for your friends !!!


Primitive Gatherings

Needling Things

Or, feeling more ambitious?

How about creating a pouch for your lace ...


Quilts A Lott

Enjoy the day 

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Porter Co Fair

So what are you waiting for???


Congrats Debbie on Best of Show rosette + many
well deserved awards on your exhibits.   Congrats to Mel and Sue
on awards for all their beaded jewelry entries, all stunning and beautiful.
   Don't just hang around your computer,
get up and GO TO THE FAIR!!!

Enjoyed the - k9 stunt show (dogs so fast, photos blurry)

Don't miss the alligator show ....

and fair food
and games
and rides
and exhibits
and 4H and and and more

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

AIC: Exhibit re opens

July 12 - November 15, 2012

Galleries 57-59

Link to some photos I took.  
I don't know if the items are the same
or if additional pieces are on display.

Chicago, IL

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Looking forward to it?

Christmas in July .....

Sidewalk Sale finds ....

I enjoyed the sidewalk sale at

New fabric, new book,
and some goodies / gifts for
friends and family.

The spiral pages are wonderful.
This is the perfect size book to carry along.
The diagrams clear and photographs beautiful.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Support the Humane Society ...

Friday, July 13 

+ Saturday, July 14

Sale may be inside due to weather

Bring Cat or Dog Food
or donation to receive a coupon
for your next visit to Erica's

1320 N Ironwood Dr
(Just South of Edison Rd)
South Bend IN 46615

Wednesday, July 04, 2012

Crochet Coral Reef

DH, DD, + I enjoyed visiting this exhibit
at the Florida Craftsmen gallery.

I have a photo album,

The crochet coral pieces were fabulous, including the sea creatures
sharks, rays, fish, eels, octopus, etc.


In the past, there have been temporary exhibits in 

More about this project, HERE.   
The St. Petersburg exhibit continues thru Sep 1, 2012.

Link to another nice video:


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