Happy Spring!!


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We are back from vacation and have had time to decompress and adequately review all of the details from the 2016 Festival. We are already beginning to plan for the 2017 Festival and welcome your suggestions for teachers, classes, activities etc.

The 3 Grand Prize winners were selected on site.  Congratulations to:

Nicole Miller of Pittsburgh, PA- Winner of the Yarn Lovers Basket which included yarn from our sponsors, various hooks and needles and the skacel Addi Knitting machine

Leslie Stouffer of Slippery Rock, PA – Winner of the Just for me Basket which included various fun products to help you relax

Jen Cieltniks of Indiana, PA – Winner of the Janome Sewing Machine

The winners of the creativebug block challenge have been selected and each winner has received a free one year subscription to creativebug.  The photos of the three winners are shown below.

Dalila Medina:                                   Kristen Christensen:                      Jennie Wood:


Thank you to all of our sponsors who donated products and gifts to all of the attendees over the weekend. Please remember to support them throughout the year.

UPMC Senior CommunitiesLouet, NA, Pat Catan’s Craft Centerscreativebug,  JanomeGreen Mountain Energy, BabylockBrotherskacel, Make it CoatsBerrocoLion Brand YarnsBe Sweet,Universal YarnSpoonflowerBryson DistributingClover Needlecraft and Kraemer Yarns.  For a complete list of the people and organizations that helped to make the Festival a success, please visit our website page here.

Save the dates: March 24, 25, 26, 2017 at the David L Lawrence Convention Center, Spirit of Pittsburgh Ballroom.

We will return to our regular newsletter with product, book and yarn and fabric reviews with Sweepstakes giveaways next month.


With Warm Regards,


Barb and Ann

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