Bev & Doug Elliot Memorial Scholarship Sale
PTArts’ Bev & Doug Elliott Memorial Scholarship Sale in March
Much of their collection will be offered for sale during the month of March and April. The proceeds will be used to create a scholarship fund for PTArts classes in their memory.
Bev & Doug learned and taught the whole process from lamb to sweaters, blankets, and rugs. Doug’s love of tools, repair, and restoration developed into an expertise in historical spinning wheels and looms, and Bev’s cooking skill brought her into cheesemaking, beekeeping, canning, and an outrageous collection of ribbons from the county fair.
Doug was the primary spinner of the two, and the go to guy for spinning wheel repair and some loom repair. He researched and became an expert on the Great Wheels as well as an expert on the Master Weaver Loom with its unique drum shedding system (two of them will be for sale along with several spindles Doug made and lots of Shetland wool.)
Bev was a weaver, knitter and crocheter. She knit the sweaters they are wearing in the photo on our previous blog post and wove the king sized blanket that will be in the sale along with several hats that Doug spun the yarn for from their flock of 12 Shetland sheep.