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Welcome September

Posted by Paula Benner on

Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! September is just beginning and already seems to be flying by.  Most people associate fall with craft festivals and it is nice to see the number of craft festivals available and increasing even with restrictions.  Last year was a difficult year for many businesses, a year to adapt and change to what was going on in the crafting world as well as the internet realm.    Online sales seem to be the wave of the future for most small businesses.  I enjoy shopping online but being able to touch things that I want to buy is still...

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The Question That I Am Asked The Most!!!

Posted by Paula Benner on

The question that I am asked the most at craft shows is do you do all the work? Yes, all the work is mine and that includes the crochet items both regular yarn and fine thread crochet.  I do the knitting as well.  This is something my mother and grandmother taught me.  The cutting of fabric and the smocking as well as the assembling of the dresses or little boys’ outfits is all done by hand and two sewing machines.  I have two Singer sewing machines.  The first is a regular sewing machine and a real work horse for stitches...

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Afternoon At The Ballet

Posted by Paula Benner on

Hello Shoppers and Friends!!! July is quickly winding down.  I hope this month has included vacations, day trips and a lot of adventures for you and your family.  My husband and I went to an outdoor performance of the American Ballet Theatre recently.  It has been such a long wait to be able to participate in a group activity, even outdoors.  We sat beside a mother and her three daughters.  I loved watching two of the three girls captured by the performance.  We both enjoyed the performance and being part of the audience for the ballet.  I hope your summer...

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