One of a Kind Show 2014

One of a Kind Show

I attended the One of a Kind Show this year with 3 girlfriends and had a blast.  We left the Highland Park Station at 10:30am, and came home after dinner at the Kinzy Steak House at 10:30PM.  Here's one of the booths we saw. … [Read more...]

Come to the Fine Art of Fiber!

Chicago Botanic Garden

Come to the Fine Art of Fiber and Women's Journeys in Fiber at the Chicago Botanic Garden.  Tomorrow's the last day to take advantage of the beautiful scenery at the Garden, and come to see the show.  I have one thing in the main show, a mask in the Women's Journey show, … [Read more...]

WJIF at Anderson Center

View from Anderson Center, Kenosha, Wi

Rick, my husband and I took a drive yesterday up to the Anderson Center in Kenosha Wisconsin to see the the Woman's Journey's exhibit which included Blooming Botanicals: A Fiber Artist's Garden, Purse-n-alities, Robes: Reveal/Conceal, and Footwear: Women's Stories.  The … [Read more...]

Uncommon Threads Fashion Show and Lunch

Silent Auction Masks

This is the premier fashion event for beautiful, handmade garments and accessories.  Project Runway, move over, because the Chicago area has some very talented people.  This is my second year to go to this event, and it has been a delight.  There is a runway show, lunch, … [Read more...]

Judith Baker Montano Workshop

Landscape building at Judith Montano Workshop

Our North Suburban Needlearts Guild had Judith Montano teach a two day workshop on landscapes at the beginning of October.   I was the guild hostess, so got quite busy with some of the logistics to make things run smoothly.  Some interesting new techniques were taught … [Read more...]