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Breckenridge Craft Show continues Sunday, Nov. 18

Breckenridge Craft Show continues Sunday, Nov. 18
November 18
10:20 2018

The Breckenridge Craft Guild’s annual craft show will continue on Sunday, Nov. 18, from noon to 4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church’s Christian Life Center, 419 W. Walker St., offering a wide variety of gift items, from hand-crafted leather goods and quilts to homemade jellies and candies.

Barbara Beene won a door prize on Saturday at the Craft Show. (Photo courtesy of Lena Stockton)

The show opened Saturday and features items, such as Christmas decorations, wooden crosses, laser-carved wooden pictures, camo purses, crocheted potholders, aprons, painted tin, leatherwork, quilts, rag rugs, purses, homemade jellies and preserves, pet jackets and much more. There will be door prizes given away throughout the day.

In the kitchen, attendees can get doughnuts, brownies, chicken spaghetti with garlic toast, nachos, Frito pie and a variety of drinks.

Also available at the craft show are raffle tickets for the “For the Love of Texas” quilt. Proceeds from the raffle will be donated to the First United Methodist Church’s WinGS (Women in God’s Service) group. Tickets for the queen-sized quilt cost $1 each or six for $5.

For an entrance fee, the craft guild requests a $1 donation. The organization donates the proceeds from the craft show to local charities. In the past, they have donated to Meals on Wheels, for breast cancer awareness and research and organizations providing children’s clothing and shoes.

Some of the items for sale at the Craft Show include laser-carved wooden pictures.

Some of the vendors scheduled to have booths include:

  • Dean and Margaret Ables with leather arts and crafts, full size quilts and other quilted items
  • Dana Boggs with hand-made leather purses, men and women’s billfolds
  • Karen Chakerian with homemade candy, jams, jellies, relish, bread and pies
  • Lois Covey with breads, Christmas baskets, marshmallow trees and bath salts
  • Glenna Ramsey with decorative woods, lighted bottles, fence pickets, crocheted hats and potholders
  • Paula Grissom and Kay Meadows with baby and kitchen items, misc. household items
  • Tina Ramsaier with cowboy candy, relishes and misc.
  • Kiki Bartram with potholders, lap wraps, hair accessories and pet jackets
  • Betty Bordelon with reclaimed wood crafts and signs
  • Donna Mehaffy with crocheted rugs

Tickets to win the “For the Love of Texas” queen-sized quilt are available at the Craft Show for $1 each or six for $5. Proceeds will be donated to the First United Methodist Church’s WinGS group. (Photo by Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan)

Christmas decorations are among the many items available at this year’s Craft Show. (Photo by Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan)


Story by Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan

Cutline, top photo: Shoppers at the Breckenridge Craft Guild’s 2018 Craft Show can choose from hand-crafted leather items, carved wooden pictures, Christmas decorations, homemade jellies and preserves, baked goods, quilts, crocheted items and more. (Photo by Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan)



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