Searching for Michael Jackson…

Michael Jackson Cross Stitch

MJ himself

This Christmas, my family started a new tradition consisting of a white elephant gift exchange. To add additional competition, each person contributed $2 for the “kitty”. The person who brought the gift that was stolen the most, would win the money. With our twenty person Christmas, this equaled $40.

I found my gift at this year’s Handmade Arcade held at Pittsburgh’s Construction Junction. The Handmade Arcade is a yearly craft show for indie and punk rock crafters. Vendors sell everything from screen printed posters, hand made purses and jewelery, to….cross-stitch Michael Jacksons.

I snagged a Michael Jackson cross-stitch portrait for my gift. I knew when I saw it’s kitschy splendor that I was in the running for the kitty.

As I predicted, there were many battles over Michael Jackson. My mother has followed Michael through the years via the National Enquirer. She was determined to take home Michael once his awesomeness was revealed.

When it was all said and done, through the help of Franco, my father, Michael went home with my mother.

Tres and Matt have since inquired how they could purchase their very own Michael. Barry also loved Michael and is thinking about contacting the artist to make a custom cross-stitch portrait of his own.

However, Michael’s maker did not have business cards at her booth. I have contacted the event’s organizer to track down her info. If anyone knows how to reach this vendor, please leave a comment!

You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.

AddThis Social Bookmark Button

1,271 Responses to “Searching for Michael Jackson…”

  1. Thanks for sharing your thoughts on pkv games. Regards

  2. I have read some excellent stuff here. Definitely
    value bookmarking for revisiting. I wonder
    how a lot attempt you put to create this type of excellent informative site.

  3. Fantastic website. Plenty of useful information here.
    I am sending it to some buddies ans also sharing in delicious.
    And of course, thanks to your sweat!

  4. Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wished
    to say that I have really enjoyed browsing your blog posts.
    After all I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you write again very soon!

  5. What’s up to all, how is all, I think every one is getting more from this website, and your views are good designed for new viewers.

  6. This is really interesting, You’re a very skilled blogger.
    I have joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your magnificent post.
    Also, I have shared your website in my social networks!

  7. Have you ever considered about adding a little bit more than just
    your articles? I mean, what you say is important and all.
    However think about if you added some great pictures or videos to
    give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent
    but with images and videos, this blog could undeniably be
    one of the best in its niche. Very good blog!

  8. Does your site have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but,
    I’d like to shoot you an e-mail. I’ve got some ideas for your
    blog you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great site and I look forward to seeing
    it develop over time.

  9. Excellent way of telling, and good paragraph to take facts about my presentation subject matter, which i am going to deliver in institution of higher education.

  10. If some one wishes to be updated with most up-to-date technologies after that he must be go
    to see this web page and be up to date daily.

  11. There is definately a lot to find out about this subject.

    I love all of the points you’ve made.

  12. Originally formed in 2010 with 333 pubs, Stonegate Group is
    now the biggest pub enterprise in the UK following 12 important acquisitions.

  13. Thanks for your personal marvelous posting! I quite enjoyed reading it,
    you will be a great author.I will be sure to bookmark your blog and will come back in the foreseeable future.
    I want to encourage you continue your great writing,
    have a nice afternoon!

  14. Attractive section of content. I just stumbled upon your web site and in accession capital to assert that I acquire actually
    enjoyed account your blog posts. Anyway I will be subscribing to your feeds and even I achievement you access consistently quickly.

  15. My spouse and I stumbled over here different web address and thought I may
    as well check things out. I like what I see so i am just
    following you. Look forward to exploring your web page repeatedly.

  16. Pretty element of content. I simply stumbled upon your website
    and in accession capital to assert that I
    get actually enjoyed account your weblog posts.
    Anyway I’ll be subscribing on your augment or even I achievement you access persistently quickly.

  17. аниме хентай с бабушкой онлайн японские
    комиксы мама и сын хентай

  18. It is perfect time to make a few plans for the longer term and it is time to be happy.
    I have learn this put up and if I may just I want to recommend you
    few interesting things or tips. Perhaps you could write next articles referring
    to this article. I want to learn even more issues approximately it!

  19. Whɑt’s up mates, gοoԀ piece of writing and fastidious arguments
    commented at this place, I amm truly enjoying by these.

    Here is my site: additional resources

  20. If some one wants to be updated with most recent technologies afterward he
    must be pay a visit this site and be up to date everyday.

Leave a Reply

Spam Protection by WP-SpamFree