Friday, March 13 at 6:00pm
Sue Payne is a Textile Specialist for Conner Prairie Interactive History Park in Fishers, Indiana. Sue has spent a lifetime refining her skills and pursuing textile related arts which includes participating in the very unique and very demanding Indiana Star Fair annual Sheep to Shawl contest. Sue was a young woman when the contest started closed to 40 years ago (it’s a little fuzzy). The contest lasts 4 hours requiring teams to start with raw washed wool and have a completed shawl for adults and a scarf for youth at the end which is then judged and auctioned off. For ...