|Makers Hand booth 2011|
I took a just finished top to display, it is made of Cannele cotton (Mercerized, French) and done on the Brother garter carriage. Sometimes you can just set it and forget it.... but I don't seem to be able to. I am always checking for dropped stitches and with this garment there was a lot of shaping so I would set it for a couple or five rows then pop over to work a decrease or increase....then there were the armholes and neck shaping.... I love it... I hope it fits the client who ordered it!
I gave a small talk at October's Artists Round Table on self publishing with Blurb.com. I recently built my new little notebook (in sidebar) on my way to putting another one together. I learned the software, which was fun and you can use your creativity. Anyway, I was so thrilled a) to see Tina Roeder at the show, with a booth up front...an ace spot, and b) to see she had made a book for herself and ordered it in hard cover. This was a handy little book for folk to look through at her booth, useful if she, say, is busy with a customer.
|Tina Roeder's Catalogue|
|Inside Tina's catalogue.|
|A little extra.|
Then it's off to Ottawa for the Signatures show - the first time I've done this particular one...I'm a little wary of its location as the parking is way more expensive than at Lansdowne Park (for us and the visitors) but .... we'll see. At least we don't have to tote a carpet or a structure!