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2016 Festival Headliners Announced!!!!

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Festival Update

                              FESTIVAL HEADLINERS ANNOUNCED!!!!

We are thrilled to announce the following teachers as part of the upcoming line up for the Pittsburgh Knit and Crochet and Pittsburgh Creative Arts Festival, March 4, 5, 6, 2016 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, PA.

  • Edie Eckman, Knit and Crochet Expert
  • Patty Lyons, Designer and Knitter Extraordinaire
  • Linda Hall, Quilting, Sewing and Felting Artist
  • Shibaguyz, (Shannon and Jason Mullett-Bowlsby) all the way from Seattle with knitting, crochet, fashion, photography and more
  • Karen Montgomery, Nationally recognized Quilt designer and teacher
  • Robyn Chachula, Crochet Guru.

We will be announcing additional teachers in the next month and will keep you posted…..in the meantime, we have 2 cool project idea books for review and giveaway to keep you occupied until the weather cools down.

With warm regards,

Barb and Ann

Book Reviews:

The hand embroidered haven 

20 home sewing projects with hand embroidery, twilling, and applique by Megan Frock

Hand made projects are all the latest rage. In this book, Megan shows how to stitch, sew and applique your way to fun, funky home decor with many ideas to a more personalized style for quilts, pillows, towels and wearables. Perfect for today’s crafter or anyone looking to customize their home. We have a copy of this book for one lucky winner.

everyday HANDMADE

22 practical projects for the modern sewist by Cassie Barden and Adrienne Smitke

A practical and fun book with enticing ideas for bags and accessories, items for travel, gifts and home decor. Shown are a variety of ways to embellish and personalize, with clear easy to follow steps, instructions and patterns. Their motto: “Make it. Use it. Love it!” We have a copy of this book for one lucky winner.

To enter this month’s Sweepstakes Giveaways:

The Hand Embroidered Haven Book Giveaway email: pghknitandcrochet@gmail.com with the title “Hand Embroidered” by September 23, 2015

The Everyday Handmade Book Giveaway email: pghknitandcrochet@gmail.com with the title “Everyday Handmade” by September 23, 2015

Congratulations to the winner from the last newsletter sweepstakes:

The Winner of the skacel Scoreboard KAL Giveaway Sweepstakes is Marlene Gillaland of Hermitage, PA


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