Kingwood Center in Mansfield, Ohio, was the site of hook-in on Saturday. The hook-in is hosted by Katie Allman of Kidl'-de-Divey Woolens. She hosts this event at no charge to the participants and she is definitely the hostess with the mostest. She provided us with an assortment of gourmet coffee and teas, bottled water and sodas, pastries, fresh fruit, cheese & crackers, baked goods, etc. I'm so sorry I neglected to get a picture of her :(
Kingwood Center is a 47 acre former estate garden that has been open to the public since 1953. The gardens are magnificent and I'll share some of those in another post.
Arrivals at Kingwood were greeted by two very noisy peacocks!
I love the sign on the door at the entrance to the hook-in.
Kaye and Jane (oh, I hope that is her name ~ I have a serious case of CRS and I've met her several times!) happily hooking.
Sylvia and Karin (eBay seller primitivespirits) hard at work.
A view of the room. That's Alice from Folk Art Primitives (in the black top) talking with Julie from Plum Run Creek in the back center.
And here's Alice working on her funky cat rug she started at a Barbara Carroll workshop. Alice is the only one I know who can hook bling and purple in to a rug and still have it primitive looking.
Rhonda from My Glory Stars was working the registration table all day and greeting everyone with a smile. Here's the latest she's working on. That lady is a virtual hooking machine!