3 Days Left to Bid on a Toasty Warm Felt Hat & Support NHPTV

Just in time for hat season: New Hampshire Public Television is hosting its first ever Holiday Online Auction, for which I’m pleased to have donated this freehand embroidered felt hat:
Late Autumn Felt Hat with Mandala of French Knots Embroidery.

Detail of freehand embroidery on my felt hat donation to NHPTV's Holiday Auction.

Bidding on this fine felt beauty ends Sunday, December 6, 2009, at 7:09pm EST, so don’t wait… you could get a great deal on a great hat, all the while supporting a great public service.

Brrrr… winter’s coming! Don’t delay… bid today!

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Spring Blossoms Felt Hat Now Online at NHPTV’s Virtual Auction

Spring Blossoms, my 2009 felt hat donation for NHPTV's Virtual Online Auction.

Spring Blossoms, my 2009 felt hat donation for NHPTV's Virtual Online Auction.

It’s that time of year again…

Spring has sprung in New Hampshire, so it must be time for NH Public Television’s ever-popular Auction.

Once again, I am delighted that my donated felt hat has been chosen to be part of the Virtual Gallery!

Online preview bids on my Spring Blossoms Hat are being accepted during the early online auction, from now until noon on Tuesday, May 5th.

The highest preview bid will then be posted as the original felt hat is auctioned live on NHPTV, Wednesday, May 6th, from 6:00 p.m. – midnight, during Gallery Night.

This is a great chance to get yourself a one-of-a-kind, art-to-wear felt hat, and support Public Television at the same time, so visit the Virtual Gallery and place your bid today!

Spring Snowflake Hat at NHPTV’s Virtual Auction

Each spring for the past few years, I have joined the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen participating in the Spring Auction for NH Public Television.

Hand knit felt hat #34 of 2007 by Carrie Cahill Mulligan, "Spring Snowflakes"

My donation to NHPTV's Spring Auction this year, "Spring Snowflakes" felt hat.

Along with other League artisans, I have donated my work for auction, and on Gallery Night, I joined with Sunapee Fair Director, Terri Wiltse, and League Marketing Director, Pam Sullivan, to answer phones and take auction bids.

Fiber artist from Canaan, NH, Carrie Cahill Mulligan, joins with Terri Wiltse, Fair Director, and Pam Sullivan, Marketing Directior, for the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen's volunteer night at New Hamphire Public Television's Spring Auction, May 2007.

Volunteering to answer phones during the NHPTV 2007 Spring Auction.

This year, I’m tickled that my donated felt hat was selected to be part of the Virtual Gallery, starting today!

You can now bid on my Spring Snowflake Hat during the early online auction, from Tuesday, April 15th until noon on Tuesday, May 6th. The highest online bid will be posted as the hat is auctioned live on the air on Gallery Night, Wednesday, May 6th, from 6:00 p.m. – midnight.

Detail of freehand embroidered french knot snowflakes on a green and blue felt hat by fiber artist, Carrie Cahill Mulligan, of Canaan, New Hampshire

French knots and stab stitches make up my freehand snowflake embroidery.

This is a great chance to get yourself a one-of-a-kind, art-to-wear felt hat, and support Public Television at the same time, so visit the Virtual Gallery and place your bid today!