Friday, October 7, 2011

Come see us at Barnful of Quilts 2011

Today we set up for the 9th annual Barnful of Quilts at the beautiful Fox Family Farm in Waxhaw, NC. Fiber Art Options, a group of fiber artists from the Charlotte area, are the featured artists this year. Tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 8 – from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – is the big day. Come and see us! The event benefits Samaritan’s Purse, so your admission ($5; or free to those older than 80 or younger than 18) goes to a great cause. You can see photos of previous years, and get directions on the Fox Family Farm website.

Here are a few photos from today; I’ll post more on Sunday.

Nancy G. Cook with a piece by Deborah M. Langsam

Work by Linda Stegall

Setting up in the center ring

Linda Stegall selects pieces to hang

DeLane Rosenau’s work going up

P.J. Howard hard at work

Janet A. Lasher’s art cloth blows in the breeze

Work by Deborah M. Langsam, P.J. Howard, and Nancy G. Cook

The beautiful barn

Quilts hanging inside the barn

Quilts in the rafters
Only a few of the vendors had set up before we were done. Tomorrow, it will be packed to the gills with yarn, baskets, quilts, dolls, jewelry, weaving, and lots of other fiber-related crafts. I can’t wait to see it all! Here’s a peek: