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Show-ing Off

It has been crazy in my household for a number of reasons in the past six weeks, but despite the sogginess, the sickness and the altogether busyness, I was able to squeeze in visits to two very different, but fun local events. First, I attended the Original Sewing & Quilt Expo, which took place in […]

Are you marketing to truckers?

It’s no April foolin’: Check out an article the Wall Street Journal just did regarding the way some male truck drivers decide to spend their down time quilting, knitting and doing other artistic pursuits here. In the article, it’s noted that “Don Hummer Trucking Corp.  last year started a loosely organized ‘sewing club,’ and encourages […]

Make it, Take it… Buy it?

OK, I promised photos, after all: Here’s Jan at her demonstration station. A sampling of the counted cross-stitch mingling with the quilts. We also had knitting, crochet, surface embroidery and a beaded entry. This round robin sampler won second place… and all who participated (including yours truly — my harvest border is the last band) […]

My kind of weekend

The Medina Needlework Guild’s 28th annual Needle Art Show at the Brunswick Library is currently under way, and I think it’s going pretty well. Both my girls took first place in the junior category — although I must admit, they were the only entrants this year in the junior category. I won a third-place ribbon […]

Tis the season to be crafting

Easter is still three weeks away, so in the meantime I’m turning my attention to other events — namely, the Medina Needlework Guild Needle Art Show being held this weekend at the Brunswick Library. I’m helping check in entries on Thursday, and helping demonstrate (and keep an eye on “overly tactile” kids and adults) on […]