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|PR Weekend Chicago - Part 3
||By Deepika on 7/7/11 12:44 PM
|Day 3 of PR Weekend Chicago
After the whirlwind of Days 1 and 2, we needed a little break. But after coffee and breakfast, the excitement continued!
We all headed over to Fishman's Fabrics for a Very Special Event!
Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon presented us with a proclamation honoring PatternReview for its 10th Anniversary.
Take a look at the proclamation!
We even got some press coverage by WGN!
Check it out
Update December 11th, 2011
Chicago Sun finally covered it :)
Lt. Governor Simon is an avid sewer herself. She made the jacket she was wearing, as well as the outfit she wore to her inauguration.
We presented Lt. Governor Simon with an honorary membership to PatternReview and a copy of 1,000 Clever Sewing Shortcuts & Tips. Perhaps if the Lt. Governor gets a break from her duties, she can write a pattern review for PR!
We spent some time shopping for fabric (of course!). And we posed for final pictures before saying our goodbyes.
Another wonderful PR Weekend!
Thanks to everyone who made this event possible:
Our Lovely Hostess craftinginmycave2
And a big thank you to our sponsors! Please thank them by patronizing their businesses:
Chicago Fabric Yarn & Button Co.
314 W Adams St, Chicago, IL 60606
Fit Nice Sew Slim System
1101 South Desplaines Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607 USA
47 West Polk Street
Chicago, IL 60605
Montoya Fiber Studio
2566 Prairie Avenue
Evanston IL 60201
North Shore Printers
535 S Sheridan Rd
Waukegan Illinois 60085
Paradiso Designs by Cheryl Kuczek
2125 N. Damen Avenue |
Chicago, IL 60647
StudioCherie Bags & Patterns
Victoria Jones Collection
718-732 Main Street
Evanston, Illinois 60202
Chicago PR Weekend Part 1, Part 2
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