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A Dream Come True!!!

There are dreams and visions we all have for our lives. Although they often change as we get older, we find that it's when they are fulfilled, we are fulfilled. One of my dreams was fulfilled this Saturday and has inspired me for a whole new set of dreams. When I moved to Wurtsboro six years ago, I saw a town much like the one I grew up in. Small, quaint, antique-y, historic.....the only thing that was missing in Wurtsboro was life. It is a town located in Sullivan County which was hopping in the 60's, a matter of fact the Woodstock Music Festival in 69 was held just a couple miles up the road. So what happened? The city folk stopped coming up and the area got well.......tired. The great thing that we are seeing today is a revival of the arts in this area. This very well may be due to the rising gas cost and travel to other states? Or perhaps people are just realizing that the arts, no matter what kind, are the most amazing source of outlet and expression. It seems to me that …

The Long Awaited Update

With the holiday rush over, it has been time for us to prepare our 2008 season. We are planning on some really great shows this year and will be updating the events page on the main site with all of the information. Be sure to bookmark that page for times, dates, and, directions to our up coming shows.
Our first line up will be at the Wurtsboro Art Alliance in Wurtsboro, N.Y. on March 15th 2008 from 12noon to 4pm. I will be demonstrating rug weaving on an antique Weaver's Friend Counterbalance Loom. It was my first loom and has been sitting for quite some time unused. I'm very excited to bring it down to the gallery, get it dressed, and weave a rag rug on it.
We may possibly also be going 'on tour' in the Hudson Valley to a chain of retirement homes which are open to the public with our yarn selection but will have more information on that as the time gets closer. Again, stay posted to the events page:)

As you can see by the pictures from Etsy on this blog page, we have…