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The 2016 NAME National Convention was held in Seattle, Washington, July 18-24. Many N2 members took part in the workshops, show, exhibits, and camaraderie.
A day of mini enjoyment was had by shoppers and sellers alike at the annual Spring Fling Potluck and Flea Market on Saturday, March 19, in Morgan Hill, CA.
On Saturday, April 23, 2016, MiniCals hosted a 1/4 scale ski lodge workshop, Part 1 of 2, at M & L Precision in Morgan Hill, CA. For Part 1 participants built, electrified, and chose their interior wall treatments.
MiniCals hosted the workshop, “Build a lemonade stand and dress a child vendor” on January 16, 2016.
On Saturday, February 27, 2016, MiniCals hosted a shabby chic garden shelf on a door workshop at M & L Precision Machinery, Inc., Morgan Hill, CA.
The Fresno Tinker Belles Club hosted a workshop on December 2 and 3, 2015. Debbie Young taught a 1/4 scale brick bungalow that is based on the gingerbread style of houses found throughout the historic neighborhoods in St. Louis.
The 36th Annual Miniaturists’ Potluck and Flea Market was hosted by the Wee Housers Club. It was a fun day of shopping, selling, socializing and dining with miniature friends.
The 2015 Good Sam Show’s 40th annual show and sale took place on October 10th & 11th. The show brought together more than 100 U.S. and International artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offered collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world. Visit the Good Sam Show blog for more … Continue reading 2015 Good Sam Show
The Good Sam Academy of Miniatures offers multi-day classes taught by miniaturists that are leaders in their selected fields and have been teaching their skills to miniaturists for several years. Classes took place immediately after the 2015 Good Sam Show, in Morgan Hill, California.
The theme for this national event was, “Window Shopping”. NAME Members from N2 took part in small events held throughout the region. Attendees created their own version of the window scene roombox in various scales.
Tahoe Miniacs hosted the 22nd Annual Summer at Tahoe State Day workshop in South Lake Tahoe on August 8. The theme was “A Book of Memories,” built around book boxes with a Reutter Porcelain fireplace and accessories. About 35 attendees enjoyed the project, snacks and a hearty lunch, along with lots of socializing. It was amazing to see the different nuances … Continue reading 2015 Tahoe State Day
May 2nd was “The Finale” for our Folsom Fiesta State Day. It was a bitter sweet day, ending a 30-year workshop. The project was a room box with the “Merry Christmas” theme that Ethel Anderson had chosen before her passing in January 2015. We were able to set up our festive holiday room on Friday … Continue reading 2015 Folsom Fiesta
This year another successful play day for Eureka Small World Miniatures has come and gone! The theme was “What’s Hiding in Your Attic” which was created by Loren Parker who volunteered to cut out and build each kit. Many thanks to Loren and Laurie who put the kit together, Sharon and Dorelee for organizing and … Continue reading 2015 Redwood Small World Play Day