Today is an exciting blog post for me to write. Two people I know entered items into the Creative Arts section of the fair and da da da dat dat daaaaa, they both won ribbons! My mom won her first ribbon at the fair with her beautiful Norwegian sweater! We both noticed an issue with… Read More Ribbons at the Minnesota State Fair 2018
I just received this email in my box this morning. Follow this link if you truly want to Get Registered! And this message reminded me that entering Flora the elephant in pieces is probably not going to earn a ribbon. Here is Flora on Friday morning. Along with the breakfast my sweet husband made for… Read More Last Chance For The Minnesota State Fair Creative Arts 2018
It’s time to get organized for summer! Nope, it is not too late! First, I did finish my course about The Young Jane Austen. I passed all the quizzes! The certificate will take a few weeks to arrive. In the mean time I finished the knitting of Hetty’s Sunday Cuffs. You can find the pattern… Read More June Ramblings
It’s time people! On Monday (May 7) the on-line registration opens for Creative Arts fair entries. Are you ready? It’s time to get started on your item for the 2018 Minnesota State Fair. These steps will give you some guidance. Know your dates The dates for the Minnesota State Fair 2018 are August 23-September 3. No… Read More 3 Steps To Have Your Creative Arts Entry Ready For The Minnesota State Fair 2018
Updates from the Haiku contest and my State Fair project.… Read More Knitting in a Snow Globe
A new way to motivate myself when knitting a long scarf.… Read More Terrace Wrap from Purl Soho
My journey this year started a lot like it did the year I entered a scarf into the Creative Activities knitting category of the Minnesota State Fair. Two weeks before the fair opened I drove to the the State Fair grounds in St. Paul to drop off my entry. State Fair preparations were in… Read More Minnesota State Fair, I did it!
On Monday, May 18, 2009 I posted my first blog post ever State Fair or Bust! The blog was created to follow my adventure about creating a knitted item and entering it in the Minnesota State Fair Creative Activities exhibit. Because of technical difficulties beyond my control I cannot access my original blog. I miss… Read More State Fair or Bust! Part 2