I’m really looking forward to attending CHA, the trade show for the Craft and Hobby Association for a few days and as well as the warm weather in Anaheim, CA. I always love attending this show to see new products, take the educational seminars, and for the exciting atmosphere of the show.
I’m excited about the seminar The New Dynamics of Art Licensing that I along with Brenda Pinnick and Karen Embry will be teaching while we are in Anaheim. We have been really focused in putting the seminar together with some great information. (You can click on the NDAL button in the sidebar to see more on what is being offered.)
At CHA, I will be working for Gutermann, so you can find me in their booth most of the time. I’ve always loved the beautiful Gutermann threads and am delighted to be working with them. So if you are attending CHA, please stop by and say “hi”.
The Designer Showcase is having a change in the format this year, focusing more on what the designers can do for a company. I’ve always exhibited in the Designer Showcase and had been giving a lot of thought to my showcase this year. Then it just all finally came together in a mental snap so all I had to do was gather up things I wanted to use and do a little printing. This year, it will also be open to everyone, except for non-CHA members.
I will be involved in something else at CHA that is really fun, but I can’t talk about it yet. But I can mark it off my bucket list. So you will have to check back to find out what this is – it will be videoed and out there for the world to see. I just have to make sure I don’t mess up, but it will be among friends. Speaking of friends, that’s another reason I love to attend CHA – to catch up with friends, network, and gab a little.
Check back and stay tuned – I may come back with a little gossip, or not (probably not). But I will have lots of photos of new products, great displays, splashes of fun and splashes of color.