Monday, August 11, 2008

Depot Days 2008

Here is the DH (dear husband) with his side of the tent. Showing off his hand braided cord and polished stone necklaces. He also demonstrated kumihimo and sold kits we put together with small 7 strand beginner disks. Several people picked up kits, mostly for presents for children, but again this year one of the other jewelry vendors got a kit to get introduced to the process. So once again spreading and sharing a fun craft.

Here I am by my table of Prairie bonnets and vintage woman's work items. The thing I did this year to raise funds for the History Center was a table with projects for kids. Ribbon wands - put up a DIY how to here. Also had ready to go kits for a foam or cardboard prairie bonnet and for nature crowns like these:
It was a beautiful day, not large attendance, but some and the main thing is we both had fun and earned a few dollars for ourselves and brought in a little bit for the History Center as well. The history center holds Depot Days in August each year as one of their fund raising events.

2 comments:

Thoughts on Life and Millinery. said...

Sounded like a win-win-win-win!
(you made money,got to enjoy a nice day outside, the history center made money, and someone is looking prettier than ever in one of your fine bonnets.)

Atta girl!

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