Geoff, Thom and Jim. Check out Jim's KAP rig. He has a timer and servo built in too!
Lucy and Kerry stepped right in to help cut patterns. Matt(behind Kerry), and I also helped in our own way ;-)
Ted and Dennis helped bring the USA contingent up to seven people! Thom just loved Dennis' sewing table
Hi Geoff! Oh yeah, A few of us needed to refer to the manual on Saturday!
Fred and Kevin tag team to ask me questions under the glare of the Ottlite
Thom and Jim. Ready,...set,... GO!!!
Todd the famous movie star!
Don and Meg say hi! Don did you bring two sewing machines?
Donna and Fred!
Mary Paul and Lucy and Ted help each other out! Attaching the tail to the kite nicely proved to be a bit of extra work.
George you can't hide! Hi Michaela!
Carl cathes up with workshop leader Pete! Thanks Pete great job!
Jill works out the framing. Matt has his back to the camera ;-)
Maria had fun at her first kite workshop
We could not find Dennis' kite so we grabbed one off the wall ;-)
I walked outside just in time to spot Matt test flying his delta.
"Okay, listen up people!" Michaela did a great job organizing the group and running the raffle!
A few new faces wandered in for the chili dinner and raffle. Hi Mark! I also see Geoff Jim Walter, Maria and Vaino.
I see a jr. Reid, Michaela, Todd, Paul, Mary, Karen and Carl
I see Carol, Fred, Dave, ? Jill and part of Matt ;-)
Ted, a jr. Ische, Brendan Kerry, Fred, Part of Matt, Denis, Arlene and Dennis
Mary, Irving with Pete and his new friend!
Dave, Geoff, Allan, Vaino, Kevin, & Thom. Michaela sells a ticket to Carl. I can see Dave and Don in the background too!
See that? Ticket sales were really funny! Dave Michaela, Mark and Carl.
The gang waits for the raffle to begin
Dave Meslin won general draw for the Fled. Walter and his family won the very nice Donator's prize!
Jim won Todd's "Octubepus" in the raffle
See, you didn't believe me did you?
Nice Joel Scholz kite!
I want the banners,... I want the banners!
Todd donated a nice stunt kite. Won by walter's son.
The raffle contained more than just kites. Lots of hardware for building and anchoring too!
Brendan brought some really cool launching helicopters with lights. Nice 40 sq ft sled!
One of Pete's highly coveted ripstop fighters. that bag was full of tickets! Former TKF Pres Donny won it.
Chocolates and something to read. What else could you ask for?
Don't let the paper fool you. Carl donated that 1990's replica eddy. Don won this too!
Mark donated the little irish boy with kite. Walter made several line winders for the raffle.
A great plan book and my instant nite flite kit :-)
Spong Bob's best buddy Patrick.
It's really a great event to get caught up!
Jill takes home a prize
The Reid girls help mom & Michaela with the draw.
Kevin gets chocolates from Thom :-)
Emily adds scale to my new delta!
The maiden voyage of my new ghost kite. Fly's great! Thanks again to Pete and the entire TKF for a fun day!
BONUS photo - Thom finally spots a moose in CANADA!!!! Or maybe it was in Canadian Tire!
BONUS photo - Kevin had to visit Canada to see milk in a bag!!!
The next few shots are a collage of our sewing machine. Some belong in a museum. Donna's very compact Singer 185J machine was designed with children in mind.
Jim's machine is very "universal"!
Thom has real "expression"
A 1980's Pfaff owned by Dennis. This is the table Thom loves.
Donna's everday high end Pfaff
Don's freebie Morse.