In Chicago

We arrived safely yesterday afternoon in the mid-90 degree heat. I am pretty sure this is the only time we have been in Chicago and it was this warm. It doesn’t bother me, since we are accustomed to heat. It was however about ten degrees cooler today, and it has been forecasted to remain around that or a bit cooler for the duration of our stay. I won’t bore you with more talk of traffic or weather though. Shall we get right to the pictures?2012 06 21_1326.JPG

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As I mentioned before we are going to try out a yarn winding station so here’s how we have that set up. 2012 06 21_1315.JPG

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All of the vendors were granted some extra room this year and we took advantage of it by stretching out and I am very pleased with how the booth looks. I am afraid the pictures don’t do it justice. You will just have to come by and see for yourself. :-)2012 06 21_1317.JPG

The market is open 10am-6pm on Friday, Saturday and 10am-4pm on Sunday.

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Midwest Fiber and Folk Art Fair 2011

We arrived in Chicago yesterday afternoon after an uneventful drive and had a nice evening in the hotel last night. The room is very nice and the breakfast area is great!

We were scheduled to unload at the Fair between 12:00 and 2:00 today so we slept in and had a leisurely morning. I mostly read while the baby napped. I finished up Wendy Johnson’s book Wendy Knits after breakfast. It was a quick and entertaining read that even had my laughing out loud a couple times. We ate an early lunch in the room and then headed over to set up the booth. We got it done pretty quickly and liked how it looked so we snapped off a few shots before leaving.

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We are in about the same spot we were in last year. Booths 102-103 which is at the front of the market and to the left when you come in from the main entrance

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Can you see my new Bel Air in the picture below?

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Wood stuff!!

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We have plenty of swifts of course, and since we aren’t ordering books anymore we are clearing out the stock of slightly road weary books we have left at 50% off.  They are still fine as far as reading goes but they have a few ding in the covers and such. Winking smile

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Hope to see you at the Fair!