My prize was for a couple of quilt patterns. I don't quilt, but I picked out a couple that could possible be fun, one of which I am giving Stacy, because she liked it. The other was for tote bags which could become handy.
Most of the crafts at the Expo left me pretty cold, but the booth where they were demonstrating coiled fabric-wrapped cotton cording was fascinating. She made coasters, placemats, bowls and tall vases with this and a zigzag stitch on the sewing machine. I could do this...if only I had more time, money and the energy to indulge in a new craft.
Spinning update: I did two half full bobbins of singles and began to ply them onto a third bobbin. The consistancy is not quite up to snuff yet, but with a soaking and a good thwacking, it may be pretty knittable! Here is the plyed bobbin so far: