Remember Empress Woo? Turns out my friend Kim, who asked for donations for that particular fundraiser, was its buyer at the event! She waited to confess that to me in person, at the November S&B earlier this month. And she brought with her a copy of her latest accomplishment on behalf of ART180, a cookbook she conceived and edited with a team of volunteers. I never submitted a recipe, but I'll be buying a lot and giving them for Christmas. Kim's knitting pot holders to felt in matching colors; I may try making some coordinating quilted ones.
The annual Art Karma event is coming up this week, also for ART180 and also pretty Kim-instigated. This 19x25" doll quilt will be one of the 100+ auction items:
And getting back to this month's S&B, what fun to have Teri-Kay back after a long absence, and sporting this amazing alpaca mondo-poncho! She regaled us with the tale of her end-of-show purchase of three fleeces at Maryland Sheep and Wool for $5 apiece. She found a mill to process the fiber and ended up with 30 skeins of luscious softness that she's been knitting into all sorts of goodies.