Tuesday, August 26, 2008

collectibles, 2008 Lake Co Fair

I thought it would be fun to try this section. Only one ribbon awarded. Maybe I'll do better next year!

(221) Doll/Stand
Clothespin Dolls, made by my Mom

(243) Buttons 9x12 display
Third Place!

(244) Cookie Cutters (6)
These were used by my Brothers & Sister while we were growing up

(263) Not Specified Above
Thread winders

Friday, August 22, 2008

Lake County Fair - Collectibles

Buttons - Third Place

Clothespin Dolls - no ribbon

Lake County Fair, Crown Point, Indiana

August 1-10, 2008

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Lake County Fair

Handicrafts II (868) Bead Glass
Second Place
Mill Hill Jeweled Bar Pin
Filigree Victorian Rose

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Stash Sale

Last Saturday, I was delighted to pick up a couple second hand goodies:A lovely doll kit and doll book (loaded with patterns)

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Porter County Fair

Home Decorating Articles (c) Pillows
Third Place

Comments by Judge:Beautiful craftsmanship. Good color and pattern choice.
Porter County Fair
Valparaiso, Indiana
July 18-27, 2008

Monday, August 18, 2008

Lake County Fair - Sewing

Home Decorating: 1376 Living/Family Room Item
First Place

Home Decorating: 1378 Home Decorating Pillow
Second Place

Sunday, August 10, 2008

How Can I Help?

Please print out this slip and take it to the local Jewel / Osco on August 18, 19, 20. Camp Quality will receive a percentage of your sale.

In addition, if you will attending the House of Stitches Stash Sale, bring your lift off tabs! Tina said she'd be there. I told her she could have all my tabs!

More about this NANI outreach program HERE.

Saturday, August 09, 2008

Nice pictures & articles!

C Q On-line Magazine, July Issue , has some terrific articles!
Don't miss updates by Pat Winter on Comfort Doll and The Pink Artist projects.

I had some computer issues this month & didn't get all my updated - web site - e-mails. So glad I checked this site today!

Friday, August 01, 2008

Trophy for Alex

Alex & I visited the Lake County Fair today

He participated in the Hot Wheel car races. I browsed the exhibits

Alex had the FIRST PLACE car
I know there were 200+ cars in the race

Do you see my stack of books? I seem to have a collection started