Some of my favorite moments were when on-line customers recognized my name and my wool felt and came to introduce themselves. I totally loved it!! Overall it was a fabulous experience and I hope to do it again. Now that I've been through it once, the next time will be a piece of cake!
Jennifer Carson of The Dragon Charmer was so very generous in allowing me to borrow her fabulous Jewel Dragon for display alongside the pattern. And...by the way....kits including the pattern, felt and wool roving will soon be available in my shop.
Lolli Dolls, Anne sent me adorable 'Zoe' (made with FeltOnTheFly felt, of course) as a wonderful example of her doll patterns, pictured on the right, 'Rosie', 'Ellie' and 'Grace'. Zoe and the patterns were much admired. Check out those eyes! They are hand-embroidered. The hair, the dresses, the shoes.... all in wool felt! So crazy cute... and the patterns are well-written and detailed. Even instructions for those sweet little socks are included.
I also had a little lamb from JudyElizabethsFlock (below) - which is made partly from my wool felt -for those lamb-loving folks out there....it's just the sweetest thing!
Sally Mavor's book, Felt Wee Folk.
One more very eye-catching item on display in my booth was this lovely egret and grape leaf pin created by SandhraLee who shares with me a love of wool felt and Florida. The pin is made with my wool felt, a cotton batik print and beads:
The show was wonderful. I surely couldn't have done it without the help of good friends. Many hands helped in the preparation, and some experienced friends gave me very good advice and suggestions. My heartfelt thanks to all!
And a special thanks to Felicia Kramer for allowing me to use photos she took of my booth at the Expo.