Doesn’t this photo make you just want to smile? This is Christa at the fashion show at Castle Farms. This year we took a different perspective with the show and featured designers and their work. With a carefully tuned script in hand, Stacey told the story of the designers and their pieces. This is a photo of our Coloring Book Shawl. Thanks to Diane of Yarns Forever for the fashion show photos.
Fashions by Kathy Kukla, Luka’s Alpaca Ranch in Jackson.
Bamboo Shawl woven by Mary Rios, www.villageweaver.com.
Fashions from a variety of designers.
Kathy Kukla models an original knit design by Faith Spaulding.
Heritage’s shawls enjoyed the spotlight.
This pattern is coming . . . promise. I was tickled that both the model (Christa’s daughter Monica) and the audience liked it. This version is of handspun yarn.
Stacey models the Heritage Aspen Shawl.
A bevy of models in Christa’s fashions, www.yarndreamer.com.
Another Christa design. Learn how to knit this scarf at Knit Michigan 2009.
Cindy from Cynthia’s Fine Yarn and Gifts models the Easy Shawl.
This year’s festival was the best ever in many ways: the weather could not have been better, attendance was up, and everything went really smoothly. I also announced that I was stepping back a little from my festival duties to focus more on other endeavors. Mark your calendar for next year: the last weekend in July, July 25 & 26. Do come – it is a lovely venue and such a pleasant weekend with great shopping and great fiber artists.