Dreams and Legends; Day 2!

Or is day 3? oh well, my day started out with volunteering with an assignment in the special exhibit area.

Part of this exhibit is the Dream Catcher Challenge. What is the Dream Catcher Challenge you might ask?

a dozen or so beautifully interpeted Dream Catchers… and we have the toughest job. To vote on our favorite!

we shared the room with Ruth Kern’s bookstore. It was great getting to see Ruth in person!

and the exhibit of Jan Jellins’ work. Unbelievable! Created on fabric in long and short stitches using sewing thread and floss. I kept studying and looking and looking as I marvelled at her work as she was for sure a most amazing artist.

The work of Vima Machelli… all the way from Italy!

Native Americans in their regallia!

wow look at all that eye candy through the window!

Passing by the shop on my way to the opening banquet.

A Native American blessing spoken in his tongue before we started eating. He then repeated in what he considered a foreign language…English!

Opening favors… an Ashland Sky gadget bag, an exclusive brand of Leigh Designs. Thrilled with it and the tin!

Ruth Kerns (right) and Pat Correz (left) standing at the podium as Ruth was receiving kudos for her many years of service of the bookstore at both the EGA and ANG Seminars.

My class starts in 2 hours and I can’t wait!

and until next time…keep on stitching


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Needlepoint, morning noon and evening! what could be better than this? I work on the computer in the daylight hours editing stitch guides and drawing stitches that you will see in the next Needlepoint Now for your stitching pleasure! In between this, there is time for taking pictures of my stitching adventures, Facebook and writing stitch guides for canvas that I am stitching for Needle Deeva, Maggie, Ruth Schmuff and others. Mostly needlepoint you ask? well we will talk about my cats Sylvester and AlleyCat, better known as "the brat". Of course I can't forget Felix who was the love of my life for over 14 years. He broke my heart as he departed for the Rainbow Bridge last year. Oh did I mention baseball?

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