Traveling from her sheep farm on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, Caroline will be presenting a workshop for the first time at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza, September 15-18 (Oaks, PA / Valley Forge area). She will teach, Cable-licious, on Saturday, 9/17/16, from 1 to 4pm. Caroline will teach the beautiful technique of knitted cables. Using hand dyed yarn from Chincoteague Island, you’ll explore the technique of cabling, creating a reversible super soft scarf. Moving stitches with the aid of a cable needle, you’ll see how cables moving left or right are created giving a smooth flow to your knitting.
When Caroline Hershey is not teaching she can be found, with her husband Dan, in their booth Carodan Farm WoolShop at the show. Caroline produces her own line of hand dyed yarns. Yarn, patterns, needles, hooks and other knitting tools and supplies will be available for purchase so that you can create your own handmade items.
Be sure to register early for “Cable-licious” as it is being offered once only at the Quiltfest. Visit quiltfest.com for more information and to register to attend the festival and the workshop. This class is for advanced beginners to intermediate level students.
Teresa Shippy exclaims, “They’re back, bigger and bolder than ever in Cool Classic Rides 2!” CCR2 was motivated by Cool Classic Rides 1’s success, excitement and favorable comments from all. CCR2 comprises a number of classic alternative rides in addition to classic cars. This second collection has also been created from her cut-up quilts, leftover painted fabric pieces, vintage men’s ties, wool scraps and lots of threadwork. Take a walk down memory lane and enjoy the rides as you view these and the hundreds of other quilts, wearable art, sewing, wool and fiber art at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza.
So bring the person in your family that would appreciate these works of automotive art as you will also appreciate the quilting involved to make them. Be inspired to make your own quilted textile work of art that brings back fond memories of your first car, motorcycle and, yes, even a bicycle. Whether you use your current stash of fabric or shop the vast Quiltfest merchants’ mall; you will be sure to find everything you need to make your own heirloom quilt this September at the Pennsylvania National Quilt Extravaganza.
Visit www.quiltfest.com for more information about the show.
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