Saturday, January 10, 2015

The 9th Annual Winter Woolen Workshop!!!

Are you a Lover of "Wool, Fiber, Quilts, Handwork"? Well, I have an Event for you... It's not just a Show... Not just a Class or Workshop and it's not just (2) All day Demonstrations or Vendors selling their wares... IT'S ALL OF THOSE THINGS AND MORE!
It's also a Partnership between Beth's Main Street Folkart and The Howard County Historical Society, a Fund raiser and a Community Event! I'm sorry if it sounds like I'm bragging, but this is my Favorite Event!

Beth's Main Street folkart
& The Howard County Historical Society
The 9th Annual Winter Woolen Workshop
Saturday February 21, 2015 10am-6pm and Sunday February 22, 2015 11am-5pm
 Inside the Beautiful Seiberling Mansion and The Elliott House
1200 West Sycamore Street Kokomo, Indiana 46901
Contact: Beth Notaro (765)236-1000 or
Purchase advance tickets at 
for $10.00 or pay $15.00 at the door!
(ALL Proceeds benefit The Howard County Historical Society)
Come and enjoy 2-days of demonstrations in primitive & traditional rug hooking,
oxford rug punch, spinning, weaving, clay work, acryllic painting, hand quilting,
silk & punch needle embroidery, beading, knitting, crocheting, needle felting, tatting,
wool applique, zentangle, schrenscnitte, vintage wear, antiques and
 30+ vendors selling their handmade wares...

Sunday, November 30, 2014


 is Saturday December 6, 10am-6pm & Sunday December 7, 11am-5pm 2014 in The Kokomo Art Association/Artworks Gallery! 210 N. Main in Beautiful Downtown Kokomo Indiana...

We will have Demonstrations, Kits, Patterns, Supplies & Finished Ornaments for Sale! Come and meet The Granny Bee's Stitchery Group & AWG Artists!
Sit down and make an Ornament or take home some Patterns/Kits...

Visit Beth's Main Street Fiber Studio and Purchase a Gift Certificate for upcoming Workshops/Classes for the Fiber Lover in your house!

Contact: Beth Notaro (765)236-1000 or for more information!

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Camby Hook-in!

First, I must apologize for not posting in a long time! Where does the time go? I have really been working on things around the house... Finally! And just finished getting the studio at the Gallery dressed... Working on my Class Calendar and my "other" classroom at Carver Community Center! Oh, and our quick visit to San Diego to see the kids and their new kitchen! But I promise to do better on my postings! Here are some pictures of our Booth in Camby... I brought lots of new patterns with me!

Friday, August 22, 2014

Ali Strebel: Sauder Rug Show 2014

Ali Strebel: Sauder Rug Show 2014: Another awesome show!! Every year I think it can't get better, and it does. The amazing artistry and creativity of the new rugs on displ...

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Beyond the Basics "Beeskep" Workshop

Here are the pictures from this past weekend's workshop with Ali Strebel! On Friday we practiced many new techniques to use on our future rugs! And on Saturday we created our "Beeskeps" using many of Ali's glorious fibers..  I promise to post them again as soon as they're complete! Thank you Ali Strebel!

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Attention Rug Hookers & Stitchers... I'm hosting an "Ali Strebel 2-day Workshop!"

So excited to be hosting Ali Strebel for a 2-day workshop in the Studio!!! Are you a Rug Hooker or Fiber Artist?  Do you want to learn some exciting techniques? Do you think Rug Hooking is just pulling loops? Come to our "Beyond the Basics" Class on Friday June 13, 2014 4-9pm! And Ali will inspire you to create your next project! Then join us on Saturday June 14, 2014 10am-4pm and make a Beeskep  using some or all of the new techniques! Stay tuned or call me for more details...
Beth Notaro (765) 236-1000...

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Workt by Hand 2014

Workt by Hand... Lead by Ali Strebel, Sally Korte, Sue Spargo & Melissa Becker...
After viewing their creations, you are given a design and taught techniques... Then you have 4 days to Create... Look what 40+ Women did!