Tuesday, June 19, 2007

1907 Czech Slovak Sampler Class

Saturday afternoon I had a wonderful class with Marjorie Mueller of Carol Stream, IL in Arcola IL at the Rockome National Counted Cross Stitch Show. She's a dear sweet lady with a lot of knowledge and passion about needlework and Czech/Slovak heritage and has a most giving heart. We had hard candy and Czech/Slovak classical music while we worked our reproduction sampler and listened to Marjorie tell us the story of the sampler, where it lives and how she found it and did the reproduction stitching of it. Before we left the class, Marjorie treated us all to a bag filled with goodies from her own stash that she gathered together while doing some "housekeeping". MERRY CHRISTMAS TO US AND THANKS TO MARJORIE!!!!!

After the class it was off to Stitcher's Express in Mattoon to find the girlfriends and go to dinner at Cody's. A wonderful time was had by all and it all went by all too quickly.
Here you see a picture of the class piece, the one page 8grid chart and the progress I made during class.



Blogger Chelle said...

It sounds like a wonderful class! I'm still hoping to see you on Sunday. I owe you an email.

9:53 AM  
Blogger Ranae said...

Hi! Sounds like fun. I didnt know anthing about this show, or I would have gone. I didnt know they had cs shows around here. are there any others coming up? I have never ever been to a show and would love to go to one. I enjoyed your blog.

10:57 AM  
Blogger Ranae said...

I just realized it was this weekend, hoooray, I will have to check it out more. Thanks for the link.

11:10 AM  
Blogger Susan said...

I can't wait to see your pictures from Rockome! One day, I will make it down there, I promise!

6:35 AM  
Blogger Chelle said...

Just adding another comment to say I made it here. :o) It was fantastic to see you yesterday! Hopefully now that the show is over things will settle down for you. What a pain!

4:15 PM  

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