Ren’s Purl Yarn Boutique stays open evenings so customers can come in for classes or just to chat while they stitch and purl.
Jeff the Nature Guy and special guest Amanda the Nature Gal show how to make cute animals out of backyard leaves.
Jeff the Nature Guy shows how to make a plain brown tree trunk transform into a rainbow of color.
Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:
Sue Colley, left, will teach a class in fabric coil baskets and Sue Hanson in weaving rugs from rags at the Rocky Mountain Sewing and Craft Festival, Sept. 20-22, at the Shrine Auditorium in Billings. Hanson owns Trackside Quilting in Laurel, where Colley works.
Jeff the Nature Guy shows how to make a beautiful butterfly craft out of everyday items.
Jeff the Nature Guy demonstrates how to turn leftover holiday nuts into fun little mice.
Gail Andren’s foot tapped methodically, turning her spinning wheel round and round as she fed through strips of sheared alpaca fleece.