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Homespun Craft Show & Sale celebrates 24 years
The countdown is on! For those who are eagerly anticipating the 24th Annual Homespun Craft Show
& Sale – mark September 18th and 19th, 2010 on your calendar now! The show is held at the Carlyle
Sports Arena Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

In order to keep the Craft Show new and fresh, the Homespun Committee has worked diligently to
access new product for our patrons. The best of the old, and the best of the new, will be on display
September 18th and 19th.

We are celebrating our 24th Show – It just keeps getting better and better! You won‟t want to miss it!!

24 Top Reasons to Attend “The Biggest Little Craft Show in Saskatchewan”…..

    24. To visit a community that you may not have been to for a long time, or never been to at all
    and experience our suburban charm.
    23. To go to Merit Ford on Highway #9N and attend “The Show and Shine.”
    22. To try your luck at a game or two of “Bingo” in the tent on Saturday afternoon from noon till 3
    21. To purchase the Perfect Gift – a unique, handcrafted, one-of-a-kind item to be found nowhere
    else . . . stained glass, gorgeous clothing & knit items, leather goods, home décor, folk art, yard
    and garden décor, pottery, jewelry, bath items, toys & children‟s items . . . the list goes on . . . and
    on. Did you know we will have over 80 exhibitors!
    20. To start off your day in a fabulous way . . . a great PANCAKE BREAKFAST Saturday morning
    from 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. – smell the bacon and maple syrup in the crisp morning air! Support
    our Volunteer Firemen.
    19. To discover the delights of Southeast Saskatchewan – golfing, camping, swimming, fishing ...
    a virtual smorgasbord of vacation and cultural opportunities ... and to shop your heart out (of
    18.To snack at the cafeteria-style food bar - awesome homemade food at great homespun
    17. To “WIN YOUR PURCHASE“ -- an opportunity to win up to $300.00 when you purchase
    items from our Homespun exhibitors.
    16.To become an art expert and beautify your home - many wonderful artists display their talent.
    15. To purchase a classic wooden game board, handcrafted game boards such as Crokinole,
    Backgammon, Cribbage Boards, One-Eyed Jacks, and the list goes on, all made from solid
    cherry, rosewood, and maple hardwoods by Marc Michaud of Jarvis, On.
    14. To attend the “Eighth Annual Quilt Show”, view approximately100 quilts on display and vote
    for your favorite.
    13.To take a break from the action and explore our downtown shopping and visit all our fabulous
    little boutiques and larger stores before you wander back to Homespun for another stroll thru the

    12. To learn new and easy quilting techniques at the quilt show or pick up an item from one of the
    quilt shop vendors.
    11. To purchase unique furniture crafted by local artisans.
    10. To become a “Foodie” – taste your way through the Homespun Pantry and have all of your
    entertaining needs looked after with one quick shopping trip.
    9. To take home some new pottery items for your home or a gift for some one special.
    8. To have an opportunity to win a “Quilter‟s Basket”.
    7. To dress Fido or Mimi in a new coat with matching collar, add a personalized feeding dish for
    the total look (Jenny‟s Bow & Meow).
    6. To pick up a unique jewelry item from one of the many jewelry booths found at Homespun this
    year, we‟ll have you accessorizing like an expert!
    5. To meet and visit with friends that you haven‟t seen for a year.
    4. To enjoy “Supper in the Field” – a down-home meal, Saturday from 5-7 p.m. reminiscent of the
    harvest meals you remember having in the field – savory roast beef with all the trimmings and an
    ice cream cup to end the spectacular meal (all under the big tent!)
    3. To spend a fabulous day (or two) getting a marvelous start on that Christmas Shopping List!
    2. To patronize artisans from Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, and Ontario – and do it all in a
    fabulous „one stop shop.‟

And the NUMBER ONE reason to be in Carlyle and attend the 24th Homespun Craft and Quilt
Show & Sale is --

   1. To be a part of a smaller, exclusive, more intimate shopping experience that focuses on
   excellent product, wonderful service, great hometown hospitality …… in beautiful southeast

For a complete listing of exhibitors visit our website

Stop by Homespun in Carlyle and see some of the best crafts and quilts by artisans from across
Canada at “The Biggest Little Craft Show in Saskatchewan!” And make sure to check out the Show
& Shine, Saturday, at Merit Ford!!.

We can guarantee that you won‟t be disappointed!! This entertaining event brings in approximately
4,000 loyal shoppers annually.

For more information please contact Jan Rutten, Project Manager at (306) 739-2665, or email –

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