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How I Did

Well, I did enter a few things at the County Fair. The trouble was that I had to go dig through my samples to find ones that were clean, still blocked, and looked that. Oh, I also had to make sure they were from the last two years.

I found four things to enter at the county fair and they did quite well. A first for the lace shawl.

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A second for my socks.

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A second for my cowl.

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A third for my bracelet. Which, let’s be honest, I found in the bottom of my tatting bag and entered it. lol I’m making a bunch of those bracelets right now, but I have to finish the ends and put the findings on.

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So, all in all, not a bad showing for a quick late night “oh my god, what can I enter” dash through the house.


We Came, We Saw, We Demo’ed

Last weekend I had the pleasure of being one of several gals who demonstrated at the Yamhill County Fair. Alice happens to volunteer there every year, so we have the opportunity to demonstrate.

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The gals brought some lovely lace pieces to show off. Here are several lovely examples of Mediterranean Knotted Lace.

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Some bobbin lace.

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Lots and lots of bobbin lace.

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However, there were many different laces represented in the competition.

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Here are most of the gals with their pillows and bobbin lace.

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And here is Elena, working on her Mediterranean Knotted Lace.  Yes, she did crack the whip on me and I had to remember how to do all of those stitches I learned last month.  Then she taught me a few new ones.  And on Monday night, I took another class with her and she cracked the whip again.  “Just 2 more rounds, Kelli.” Ha.


Placings

I entered just a few items at the Washington County Fair in Oregon.

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Not bad for a first showing. 2 firsts and 3 seconds out of 5 projects. The show looked pretty small though. I attribute this to the county fair requiring that items be turned in 17 days before the fair started. Yes, that is excessive and YES it contributed to the entries being very very low. Hopefully the open show superintendent learned a lesson from this. Who am I kidding, no lesson will be learned. People are stubborn.