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Fiber Hats & Handbags Galore

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Lowell, Mich. -Sierra Cole had one of the most colorful displays at the Fallasburg Fall Festival Saturday, and I’m so glad she was okay with me snapping an obnoxious amount of pictures. These boiled wool handbags are beautiful all lined up together. Oh, to be able to buy them all and hang them up in my house when not in use. :¬† )

sierracole.jpgSierra also makes boiled wool hats that she grouped by color in simple baskets for an eye-catching display. Find her in booth 11 today until 5 p.m. Stop by for the a lovely fiber color tour.

Okay, I’m exhausted and I’ve probably overwhelmed you with so many posts from this art festival. I’m going to stop now because it’s time to go back to the festival. I’ll probably do a flickr gallery later, so stop¬† back to check that out. Enjoy the day.

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Comment from Turtle
Time: September 28, 2008, 6:45 pm

so pretty! lots of work!

Comment from T2
Time: September 29, 2008, 6:20 am

Those are gorgeous. Your comment about wanting to hang them up at home reminds me of how I feel each time I’m at the dry cleaner and see the alteration table. They have a wall of thread bobbins hanging above it and I think the colors are just amazing. One of these days I’m going to get up the nerve to ask if I can take a picture.

Comment from MaryBeth
Time: September 29, 2008, 12:27 pm

I saw those bags. They were beautiful!

Comment from Sue Yurick
Time: October 5, 2008, 5:02 pm

I bought a hat and handbag from Sierra and was so glad to have found her and her work. She is a former student of mine and I am so proud of her for following her desire to “do art” in such a beautiful way. We need to support people with that talent and courage and fill our homes with beautiful things! I plan to drag many customers her way. Folks all comment on the handbag, which is highly detailed and meticulously made as well as gorgeous.

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Time: December 7, 2008, 8:56 am

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Comment from Eileen Grippo
Time: September 12, 2011, 11:15 am

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