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Monday, October 5, 2009

Back from Michigan!!!

Carolee Clark

Kristen Beason

Scott Smith

Nicol Sayre

close up of my table

another view of my table

we left Michigan on Sunday morning
....touched my broom down in VA about 11:00 last night ~

what a FABULOUS show!!!!
so many wonderful artists there...
and on-line friends that I finally got to meet inperson!

I am still up in the clouds over just being there...
the air literally *crackled* with excitement!!
(oh wait, maybe that was me...
my Witch stockings had a bad case of static electricity!)
only kiddin' folks...it was

the weather was perfect (for me)...
misty rain, dark clouds, a chill in the air~
golden leaves strewn on muddy paths...

my table was in the Church of Mill Race Village
(how appropo!)
I was in the company of the best of the best!

we all anxiously waited until the stroke of 9:00 am...

my heart pounded, my breath was short
and then Scott came in,
dressed in cloak and wearing in his familiar Top Hat~
the doors opened and a swarm of eager Halloween Lovers
poured into the room like ants drawn to honey...
every table was swamped with reaching customers,
some 4 or 5 people deep...
ohhh-ing & ahhh-ing over our offerings!
I can tell you, that I will remember this show forever...
it filled my heart to know that so many of you
appreciate the work involved in making original, one of a kind folk art...
your kind words and 'gifts' of appreciation given to me
while there have been ingrained into my soul...
Thank you to:
Peter & Hannah
for allowing me to follow my dreams.
Scott, Stephanie, Carolee, Nicol, Will, Paul, Hugh, Dani, Pam, Lori R., Lori C., Laurie, Felicia...
and the many others who offer their friendship...
and a special
~Thank You~
to my Customers...
your support & kindness is so very much appreciated!

Now I have to ground myself
and start to play catch-up...

I have a Trunk Show of my cross stitch designs going to
The Craft Gallery
217 N. Main Street
Findlay, OH 45804
for this coming week...
so printing & packing is what I'll be doing!
Look for some of my
Christmas 2009
Cross Stitch patterns this week on ebay, etsy & my picturetrail.
Blessed be, my sweet Friends~


*retro-rudolphs* said...

Lori, I loved meeting you after the show... you are one of a kind and it is a pleasure to finally say I know you!

Congratulations on a successful showing! ~ looking forward to seeing you next year!


Jennifer said...

Oh, it looked like fun!!!

magikalseasons said...

I wish I could have been there! So many great Halloween treats. Thanks for posting these pics. I hope to see you there next year. :) Becca

Deb said...

Lori - I loved meeting you at the show and I love the pin that I bought from you. That definitely was some show and you aren't kidding about there being people three and four deep around everything. All things were a feast for the eyes. And BTW, thanks for letting me take your picture. I hope you don't mind, but I posted them on my blog. Didn't need Photoshop at all - you looked great. And those stockings were a hoot!

TheRustyWillow said...

I LOVE IN FINDLAY!!!! OMGosh.. I am so excited!! I have to come and see you. I have loved your crafts for years!!

Can you give me the time and date you will be in town? Thank you so much.

Cinlyn said...

Taking a break from stitchin' while my oven preheats to pop rolls in....Congrats on a great show! I love it when I finally get to meet on-line friends in person! Good luck with the truck show...it's sure to be awesome! And I look forward to seeing the new designs!
Ok...oven ready...now back to stitchin'!!

Cinlyn said...

Ooo...meant to tell you too...That quilt looks AWESOME with your display!!

taylors*farmhouse*attic said...

Your table looked awesome!!..Yours would have been the one I would have ran to..And the quilt you got a while back completed the look!!..Just wonderful!!...I'm glad you had a good time and arrived home safely!!looking forward to seeing your new designs!~~hugs,Jen

William Bezek said...

Your work is an exquisite example of a dying art, I greatly value the time you spend hand stitching and hooking! And I'm glad we are friends because you are such a sweetheart.

Patti said...

Oh Lori! How I wish I could get to that show ~ sounds like heaven!
Hope you have an item or two left that you might be able to share on etsy or ebay with the rest of us :)
Will be watching for your new patterns!

Blessings, Patti

Dara said...


Your table of goodies was AWESOME!!! It was hard for me to say what I liked the best because everything was wonderful. I came to chat but got called back to my own table. Please email me so we can "chat" some more. justdare@aol.com

Very Best,
Dara DiMagno

whimseycreations said...

The quilt on your table is fabulous! Everything looked so good - I could drool over every table. Thanks for sharing!

Carolee said...

It was such a pleasure to meet you in person - you're just delightful!! And your work is amazing - I can hardly wait until next year!!

~ Carolee

janeu729 said...

This looks like it was wicked fun!! Your table set-up was lovely. Glad you had a happy and safe trip.

ohiofarmgirl said...

I live close to Findlay and I am going to the trunk show this weekend...Will be looking for your Christmas patterns. Dianntha

Suzie said...

Lori, I'm SO sorry that I had to miss the show this year, but I hope to make it next year!

Thanks SO much for posting your photos! it is so much fun to see all of the beautiful Halloween Art!!

I've got a little surprise for you on my blog, for you to pick up at your convenience. No rush!!

And, a belated anniversary! You still look like that beautiful bride in your photo!!

HopHopJingleBoo said...

hello, was a joy to see your work and added you to my bloglist..come and see your picture..nice pictures of the show!

Nancy said...

Lori, Are you going to the Simple Goods show?

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