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Monday, May 8, 2017

~ PSS Retreat & Merchant Mall 2017 ~

 Short and Sweet, 
{{ but photo-heavy...}}

I present my photos of 
the 2017 Prim Stitchers Society Retreat and Merchant Mall in Columbus OH
and of course, these are posted in no particular order, because I'm tired and my iPad is acting up.

Patti showing off her framing skills ~

 
Truffle Pigs booth.....drooooooool


Faye's beautiful handwork in Patti's beautiful frame

Becky's class of crazies!

our NFF doll Mary Black and Peter's Stitcher's tray ~

Cathy receiving her framed handwork from Patti

Busy Hands

more stunning framed samplers...

LeHay's wondrous boxes & such...

Carolina Stitcher

Hi Michele!

Stitches N Things

Dames of the Needle

more beautiful framing.....

Carolina Stitcher's awesome finishing ~

...more crazies!!! woo hoo!

Notforgotten Farm {our booth}

By My Hand Needlewerks

our Prim Mistress and fearless leader ~ Dixie Samplar/Terri

a few more nuts.... ;)

admiring....

Patti's boxes ~

more busy hands...

Tree of Life Samplings

happy witchy-stitchers!

an overflowing Stitcher's Lounge

more gorgeous framing presented....

Summer House Stitche Workes

Teresa's Primitive treasures

stupendous work by both stitcher and framer ~ WOW!

By My Hand Needl'werks

beautiful linens, trims & velvets from Dames of the Needle

FINALLY got to see Ali from.....Ali Strebel Designs!.....SWOOOOON!

oh. my. stars.

more framing.....

and a little more framing.....

Stitches n Things

we know who you are....

Lucy Beam {aka Becky Noland}

Becky is teaching....

Becky & Beth...


If I can get more uploaded...
{yes, of course there are more!}
I'll post them tomorrow.

Loving thanks to:
Dixie Samplar/Terri & Ridgely
and Michele & Cathy 
~ for making this yet another friendly, fun and fabulous retreat.

I want to personally thank ALL of the merchant mall Volunteers 
for helping me pack/unpack, load/unload and attend my booth when I needed a break ~
also to my booth 'neighbors' for helping me carry my totes and stuff to my car.

For those who have passed along their unending well-wishes for Joan & Arthur,
we sweetly Thank You.
Arthur has been hospitalized since Wednesday, things are not the best.
please continue good thoughts of peace and healing for both of them
♥❤♥❤♡❤♥❤♥
 
for now, I am heading out to the barn to
 smell 
 love on 
roll in the box of 
um....visit our puppies.
 ~ their little eyes are opening up and I want them to see me!
and
then I will relax a bit with my needle and thread.


Blessings from the Farm 
~ Lori

15 comments:

kelley said...

what a fabulous retreat...looks like smiling was the expression of the day...thanks for all the pics...hanging out with the puppies is my idea of a perfect afternoon...hugs

Debra said...

The retreat looks like it was great fun! I would love to attend one some day. For now, I could visit vicariously through your excellent photos! Enjoy the puppies! I'm going to settle down with some stitching.

Silent Stitches said...

Hi Lori!! Welcome back! Thank you for sharing the photos...looks like everyone had a fabulous time. (Your booth was awesome!!)
Give Pepper & the pups hugs for me. ~C

Cheryl WNC said...

Welcome back! These are awesome pictures. Looks like so much fun.
Hope to attend a retreat soon. Enjoy your day! Thanks for sharing.

marly said...

Thanks Lori! You deserve a roll in the puppy box. Your dear friend is in my thoughts every day.

Darlene said...

Thanks for sharing!

NMK said...

WOW !!!! So many beautiful things !!!!

Sending my prayers to Joan .....

Cathy Habermann said...

I heard Beth's class was fantastic! What fun!

Angie said...

Thank you for sharing your wonderful photos! I am very envious! So many wonderful people! Everything looks awesome!
Puppies? I want to see the puppies! Please:)

Sandra said...

Looks like it was beyond wonderful for everyone!!!

Cheryl Reeves said...

Thank you for sharing with us. I so enjoy the pictures.

denise said...

Beautiful pictures​.Sorry to hear about Arthur.Hope you got the card I sent.

elaine allerton said...

Lori,, you had a busy time,,,, wow, , nice to go away but wonderful to be home!!!!
Kiss thoses puppies!!! Cant wait to see pics!!
Thinking of joan and arthur!! Prayers!,, ,
Take care,
Thanks for ur posts,, they are special!!

Charlene ♥ SC said...

It was a great retreat, but I tend to enjoy the sights and sounds without recording them! thanks for sharing your photos!
Sending hugs and love to Mrs Joan. Squeeze a sweet puppy for me. 🙋🏻

woollabeast said...

Welcome back Lori...looks like a wonderful time was had by one & all! Great {temptation booths} & beautiful, glorious stitching work...just awe struck by all of these!

Hope you are getting in lots of puppy smooshes & kisses...they are just so adorable! Been keeping sweet Joan & dear Arthur in my daily thoughts & prayers...give her a big ♥ hug from me.
~Diane (your friend up Nawth)

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