(You just can't get her to stand still.)
The Wayside Inn, since 1797, has been serving the public for over 200 years. It's meandering public rooms are full of charm and warmth providing spaces for intimate conversations or groups of stitching folks. History just oozes out of every nook and cranny . . . with a few ghosts sprinkled in. Innkeeper Becky Reeves was the "hostess with the mostess" . . . warm, inviting and helpful in every way.
They say the place is haunted . . . I can believe that. I took a picture of the pictures that guests have taken of the ghosts in the past. Lori Brechlin also took pictures of the same ones. Hmm . . . do you see something else in both the photos in my picture? Ask anyone . . . I'm not very computer savvy and don't know how to photoshop so I have no explanation for the difference in BOTH photos. Maybe that's a reflection in the first photo . . . but, what's that in the second photo that looks like knees?
We were set up in the "brick room". . . belly-up to The Nebby Needle bar!
Me, Kathie, Joan, Marie & Beth
Lori Brechlin - Not Forgotten Farm (with her trusty sidekick Joan)
Marie Driskill from Blackberry Lane Designs
Kathy Barrick of Kathy Barrick Designs with her beautiful jewelry as well!
The class offerings were great:
Notforgotten Farm - Lori Brechlin wool applique and embroidery
Summer House Stitche Workes - Beth Seal cross-stitch with drum finishing
Kathy Barrick cross-stitch stocking
A Pomegranate crewel pincushion from Debbie Culp
And, of course, you had to walk a few blocks down the street and check out Jennifer's shop "Valley Needleworks"
Thank you Jennifer and all your wonderful "peeps" who made this a very special experience!!!