This is a friend of mine Joy, she owned the quilt shop when I moved to Silverton. She currently sells online, I always have a great time when she is anywhere nearby. With her English accent and delightful use of the language she cracks me up! She told me when she was a young bride married to an American GI, they were at big dance in England. One soldier friend of theirs was feeling blue as he would soon be leaving his English sweetheart behind. Joy, in her not so soft voice tells him as a way of encouragement, "keep your pecker up!" She discovered that could have different connotations, when the whole room became silent...
Celia and Jori's business CJ Woolies, repurposes wool, they make lots of wonderful things. They have pins
banners, sweaters, purses. hats and many other hand stitched goodies. Jori and I set up the booth on Thursday, Celia said her neighbor had some curly willow branches in their backyard we could salvage. Sounded like a great idea to us, so... off like a herd of turtles we were going to gather branches. These were not exactly what we had pictured, more like full grown trees than branches, but... with our big
This little cutie tried the crown on for size over her baseball cap.
Sheila, also shared the booth with us. She and I were in the booth all day Saturday and you can bet we had the best of times!
Jori, (my one eyed friend with slash marks across her face) also sells Upper Case Living not to mention Creative Memories, she made the Create sign!
Queenie made her debut and you can be sure she was fondled by many!
Wish I could have brought these little guys home with me as I have enough to do to keep these boys busy for weeks!! But you know all that whistling can get on your nerves (while you work)
It is a beautiful day here in the NW, that means I (there are no little dwarfs here to help) better get out to the shop and clean off the porch, so those of you coming to the blogger party can get in the door if you want to make a crown or a valentine!