Friday, May 31, 2013
Kutztown Folk Festival. This is a local festival celebrating the PA Dutch culture, and it runs 9 days over the 4th of July- this year it is June 29 to July 7. That's right, 9 days! It is a tough show to do but so much fun, with all the music, wonderful food and entertainment. I set up a mini studio and two friends come and demo all week. So many people don't understand that I actually make the beads. The photo is my work table, and I see at least 10 jewelry projects that have been started (or beads grouped to start). The festival is like doing 3 or 4 shows back to back, so I need to have a lot of jewelry made. A whole lot.
In May, I try to take care of all the little details of life so I can spend June just working in my studio, but somehow it never works out like that.