State Fair

We went to the Fair last weekend (and might just make it to the Demolition Derby this Sunday) to view my entries. I was very happy with how I did! My trick was to enter in somewhat obscure categories. Some categories, like quilting and knitting – forget about it, that is Olympic level work going on there. The “Other Fiber Arts” category? Definitely more relaxed. So, here is my third place winner in that category:

And in the “Other Surface Embroidery” category – a second place for this little beauty:

I was very happy about that. First place was a gorgeous embroidered tablecloth – someone did a stunning job on that.

And finally, an honorable mention for good old Nigel the Goat (for some reason they thought the title was Nigel the Gout):