Crowds of up to 20,000 people watch each year in the belief that the catch brings good luck.
Tune into Nancy's Corner, the last segment of each Sewing With Nancy program, for inspiration, ideas, and insight!
Nancy interviews guests who make a difference in the world of sewing, quilting, and embroidery.
Artists, volunteers, teachers, and writers are just a few of the interesting people you'll meet at Nancy's Corner.
Paul Léger, an avid quilter from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, explained to Nancy that it isn’t so different when a group of guy quilters unites for a retreat, except host locations report the fellows are “a little quieter.” The semi-annual retreats started in 2008 when a Yahoo group of male quilters got together in person.
It doesn’t take much for babies to lose their heat and become hypothermic.”As a result, Hope 2 Others developed the Hats 4 Hope newborn care kit to help give these at-risk babies a chance at life.Her outfit included a classically-styled cape and skirt constructed from wool fabric she won through the previous year’s contest. Part of her award, presented at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, included a piece of beautiful maroon wool for a future outfit and a cash prize sponsored by Sewing With Nancy.As a state competition representative, Kelly represented Wisconsin at the National Make It With Wool competition in Denver.Find more information at Kelly Krause - Wisconsin Make It With Wool Winner.
Karen Klemp and Jane Krogstad—Hope2Others Infant death from hypothermia during the first 10 days of life is a serious concern in developing countries.
The kits, distributed at hospitals, include a quilt/afghan/blanket, a baby hat, and other care items for newborns, plus flip flops and a toothbrush for mothers who often do not have access to these essentials.