ELDERBERRY BAY GETS A NEW NAME
Elderberry Bay is on the shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of the Elderberry River. With the lake to the north, a state forest to the east, and gentle farmland to the west and the south, the quaint Pennsylvania village is rich with a diversity of flora and fauna and incredible summer sunrises and sunsets. The village's sand beach is uncrowded and pristine.
Many of Elderberry Bay's beautiful old Victorian and Arts and Crafts buildings have been restored and now house boutiques catering to fabriholics, quilters, seamstresses, knitters, crocheters, and everybody else who likes to create with fiber and textiles. Customers flock to
The latest shop in Threadville is Willow Vanderling's In Stitches. Willow uses her camera, computer and sewing machine to create embroidery designs. Some clients download the designs. Others buy them already stitched onto fabrics, linens, and clothing. Willow also sells embroidery machines and supplies, and she teaches her students how to embellish their projects with machine embroidery.
However, not all of the residents of Elderberry Bay appreciate having their village overrun by busloads of women wielding charge cards and showing off wardrobes of wearable art. With more undercurrents swirling around the people of