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Christmas craft fair in Sydney draws a crowd

Elaine Shea of Donkin shows off some of the creative decorations and clothing accessories she made out of recycled sweaters. Shea, who calls her home business Smitten Mittens and More, was one of 27 local artisans selling their goods at a two-day Christmas craft sale held over the weekend at the Southend Community Centre on George Street in Sydney. The event, which attracted a steady stream of Christmas shoppers, was organized by Robin Bushell, whose mother Maisie of Balls Creek was also on hand with her own table full of knitted socks, mittens and hats. DAVID JALA • CAPE BRETON POST
Elaine Shea of Donkin shows off some of the creative decorations and clothing accessories she made out of recycled sweaters. Shea, who calls her home business Smitten Mittens and More, was one of 27 local artisans selling their goods at a two-day Christmas craft sale held over the weekend at the Southend Community Centre on George Street in Sydney. The event, which attracted a steady stream of Christmas shoppers, was organized by Robin Bushell, whose mother Maisie of Balls Creek was also on hand with her own table full of knitted socks, mittens and hats. DAVID JALA • CAPE BRETON POST
SYDNEY, N.S. —

Elaine Shea of Donkin shows off some of the creative decorations and clothing accessories she made out of recycled sweaters.

Shea, who calls her home business Smitten Mittens and More, was one of 27 local artisans selling their goods at a two-day Christmas craft sale held over the weekend at the Southend Community Centre on George Street in Sydney.

The event, which attracted a steady stream of Christmas shoppers, was organized by Robin Bushell, whose mother Maisie of Balls Creek was also on hand with her own table full of knitted socks, mittens and hats. 

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