what a load of ...

YAY - I've really been looking forward to this weekend – craft show, Leslie and the LYs, plus a road trip with two other crafties from Des Moines? Awesome. What a Load of Craft is this Saturday, December 12th at the Johnson County Fairgrounds in Iowa City. (4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd, Iowa City - directly off Riverside Dr/Old Hwy 218) (See a map here.)

Schedule of events:

11:00 am – Doors open to public

12:30 pm – Live music begins
Bands include:
Lipstick Homicide
Kate and Amanda
Skye Carrasco
Olivia Rose Muzzy
Pete Balestrieri

5:30 pm – Craft Death Match
Speed Knitting
Gingerbread house construction
Play-doh Holiday Meal
Human Gift Wrapping
Gem Sweater Creation featuring special guest emcee LESLIE HALL!!! Leslie will also present a lecture on the history of gem sweaters for your entertainment.

7:00 pm – See ya' next year!


  1. jeaaaalous!! i *LOVE* leslie hall. and gem sweaters. have a fantastic time!!!

  2. So excited for this, too - it's so close to our home! I'll be checking it out during the day, but I'll have to miss the deathmatch because of a Christmas party I'm attending. Good luck with your sales!

  3. wow, is she rockin a mullet! lol
    You are going to have so much fun!
    speed knitting, however, sounds DANGEROUS! lol


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