Basket Weaving 101

Fall of 2020, I took a much needed break from work and spent ten days in South Carolina. While on Hilton Head Island, I visited the Coastal Discovery Museum to learn more about the South Carolina Lowcountry. The museum was very interesting. However, even more interesting was watching some local craftsmen making baskets with sweetgrass. Their craftsmanship was amazing. Now that I am retired, I made plans several months ago to escape the snow and cold of January in Minnesota. So, I am currently back on Hilton Head Island. When making plans for my travels, I looked into taking a … Continue reading Basket Weaving 101

River Valley Project Explore

This Saturday, October 16th, I will be selling some bed quilts, seasonal table runners, hat/scarf sets and various other crafts at the Project Explore Craft Fair on Saturday. The craft fair supports District 196 programs for special needs adults. Please come by and see what crafts are available. I will also be participating in the Maple Grove Women of Today Fall Craft Show on Saturday, October 23, 2021.  It will be held at Osseo Middle School. All profits from my sales will go to support various non-profit organizations (Sleep in Heavenly Peace, Hats & Mittens Minnesota, Project Explore and World … Continue reading River Valley Project Explore