Purdy crafts show draws adventurous shoppers

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Sophee Hawkins looked through offerings from Sandi Smith’s Origami Owl, based in Rolla, at the Fall Craft Show in Purdy on Saturday. She was accompanied by her mother, Jennifer Hawkins. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat

Sophee Hawkins looked through offerings from Sandi Smith’s Origami Owl, based in Rolla, at the Fall Craft Show in Purdy on Saturday.

Taking a cautious approach to her cotton candy, Abigale Hadley enjoyed one of many tasty treats available, in addition to crafts shopping and repurposed items at the Fall Crafts Show in Purdy on Saturday. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
Despite the rain, 40 vendors turned out to sell original creations at the Fall Craft Show in Purdy, sponsored by Ken and Julie Terry’s The Gathering Place on Saturday. Patty Bounous, left, looks over original creations made by Loretta Baker for her Barnwood and Burlap business in rural Aurora. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
Shoppers took a close look at all the offerings in the Fall Craft Show in Purdy on Saturday. Tomboy Flea Market Treasures of Purdy, run by Robin Reagan, Kim Nesbitt, Teresa Davis and Brenda Moore, gathered a crowd to look at their original creations, despite the rain. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
A craft show in Purdy offers a non-threatening way to introduce homemade products to the market. Melissa Conner and Michelle Daniels, left, talked about their floral decorations during their first show. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
Plymouth Junction in Monett offered a wide range of T-shirts and other boutique items at its tent during the Fall Craft Show in Purdy on Saturday. Murray Bishoff/Cassville Democrat
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