Today I am showing off a new purchase that I got in North Carolina. We visited a museum/craft store (here) that had lovely things. There was a lot of glass and pottery, wood and weaving, corn husk and stuffed dolls, and jewelry. Everything was lovely, I could have spent a lot of money! Everything in the store was handcrafted in the "southern highlands." I'm not sure if that included more than North Carolina or not.
I had just decided that I am interested in strawberry pincushions and emeries, and I just ordered a pattern to make fabric fruit, so these guys interested me a lot. They are made out of felted fibers, but they are still soft. The strawberry has "seed beads" (LOL). I love fidgeting with them, but I'm afraid if I handle them too much they will deteriorate.
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