Category Archives: Craft Fairs

New Inspiration for Cross Stitch Fabric

There was a small blurb in the ICHF brochure about a new, innovative way to cross stitch.  What it didn’t say was what it was and where I could find it.  I racked my brain but I just couldn’t imagine … Continue reading

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Need Inspiration? An Idea? Visit A Craft Fair

Probably the best source of inspiration I can think of, besides my Cross Stitcher magazine, is crafts fairs.  The atmosphere of craft fairs is fairly alive with creativity.  It really kicks your imagination into overdrive.  And the best part, once … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up Our 20th Anniversary at ICHF, NEC, Birmingham

It’s been hectic ’round the ole plantation since I last posted.  I’ve been working on a new cross stitch project, maintaining another blog, doing assignments for a writing course as well as working a part-time job, meeting the demands of … Continue reading

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A Day At The Craft Show, Part 5

As you may recall, my husband, son and I spent an enjoyable Sunday (8 November 2009) at the International Craft and Hobby Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, UK. This is the final installment on my day at the International Hobby … Continue reading

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A Day At The Craft Show, Part 4

As you may recall, my husband, son and I spent an enjoyable Sunday (8 November 2009) at the International Craft and Hobby Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, UK. Picking up from my last post, I made my way to the embroiderstitch.com … Continue reading

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A Day At The Craft Show, Part 3

As you may recall, my husband, son and I spent an enjoyable Sunday (8 November 2009) at the International Craft and Hobby Fair at the NEC, Birmingham, UK. In my last post, I mentioned stopping at an exhibit stall that … Continue reading

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Day At The Craft Fair, Part 2

As you may recall, I spent Sunday, 8 November, at the International Craft and Hobby Fair accompanied by my husband, Awesome Dude and my son, Lil Awesome.  (Two more patient males you would be hard-pressed to find.  I must treat them … Continue reading

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A Day At The Craft Fair

I spent most of Sunday at the International Craft and Hobby Fair.  Three shows, 200 exhibitors and a bored 12-year-old son.  I’m still worn out.  But I came away with two new kits, a gift for all three kids, new accessories … Continue reading

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