Archive for November 2008


Fiber Arts Festival Wrap-Up

It’s always disappointing when you go to a lot of work and then Mother Nature decides that it’s time for some nasty Iowa weather.   Especially when there was so much neat stuff to see!

I took a bunch of pictures last night before we tore everything down — if you have a few minutes and want to see some cool quilts, knitted items, crochet, and more — take a peek!

Thanks to everyone that brought something for us to display, that helped with the lunch or the ticket taking/white-gloving as well as everyone who did brave the weather to see the show. We’ve got lots of ideas for next year (including maybe trying to find a different (warmer) weekend on which to schedule the event!

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Winding Stairs Fiber Arts Festival

November 7th and 8th
10AM to 5PM
Traer Memorial Building
Admission:  $4
Lunch served both days
Featured Display:  Handmade Handbags

Come join us for a celebration of fiber arts of all kinds!

Area residents are encouraged to submit entries at the shop — there is no fee to enter, you can bring anything fiber related — quilts, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch, embroidery, etc, etc!

Items you may have shown at previous shows are welcome, and we’ll even welcome antiques!

Call or e-mail Suzanne for more details.