Saturday, June 7, 2008

June 7,2008

Hello from Columbus!!!

Jessie and I made it here late last night. It was about a 12 hour drive when you figure in traffic congestion, time change and road construction. But we are happy to be here!!!

Today we spent the day in the convention hall surrounded by so many new and beautiful needlework products it would make your head spin!! We found some awesome new yarns from Plymouth Yarn Company. They have these adorable kits for babies' sweaters that come complete with buttons and a free pattern, all you do is knit the sweater!! We also got a great yarn called Confusion - you've got to see it to believe it!!! This yarn has so many textures and colors all in one skein, it is really a unique yarn. We also got a yarn called Baby Alpaca Lace - it makes the most delicate lace knitted shawls we've ever seen!

Dutch treat has 2 new Table toppers that we just loved!! One is a piano theme and the other is reading and book themes. Really neat!!

We had a fun visit with Theresa Layman, she had here elegant gingerbread house on display with several of her miniature knotted rugs inside. She has several new cute designs that we ordered and can't wait to get into the shop for you to see.

Hoffman has the next Prairie Schooler Santa kit, complete with threads and 28 count linen. Nora Corbett has 3 alphabet fairies, each chart has a letter of the alphabet with a different fairy for each letter, very pretty !!!

Little House needleworks and Crescent Colors have teamed up again for another series.........the first one is about quilting..........threads are included!!

So much more, from Weeks Dye works and Sampler threads to beautiful scissors of all types and colors, I could be typing most of the evening. This was an order only market, so we will have to wait for our items to be shipped to us. Jessie will get them on the website as soon as they come in!!!

Got to get going..............time to have dinner and put our feet up for a bit. Have a great weekend!!

Take care,

Margaret and Jessie in Columbus!!!