Derek Simmons of Crofton displays an abundance of holiday wreaths for sale. “My father gathers the material and I make them,” he said. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Derek Simmons of Crofton displays an abundance of holiday wreaths for sale. “My father gathers the material and I make them,” he said. (Photo by Don Bodger)

All fired up for Christmas

Chemainus Fire Department craft fair features loads of hot deals

It was another capacity crowd at the Chemainus Fire Department’s Christmas Craft Fair Saturday. Lots of great crafts for holiday gift ideas filled two rooms in the firehall. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Derek Simmons of Crofton displays an abundance of holiday wreaths for sale. “My father gathers the material and I make them,” he said. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Diana Hamilton, left, and Merrilynn Hofman of Victoria’s Quilts Canada at their table set up inside the firehall. “This is a fundraiser,” explained Hofman. “We make all the quilts up.” (Photo by Don Bodger)

Joyce Wasden with some of her very crafty Christmas items. (Photo by Don Bodger)

There’s always lots to check out at the Chemainus Fire Department’s Christmas craft Fair. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Don Bodger

The Courier

Chemainus Fire Department craft fair features loads of hot deals

 

Diana Hamilton, left, and Merrilynn Hofman of Victoria’s Quilts Canada at their table set up inside the firehall. “This is a fundraiser,” explained Hofman. “We make all the quilts up.” (Photo by Don Bodger)

Diana Hamilton, left, and Merrilynn Hofman of Victoria’s Quilts Canada at their table set up inside the firehall. “This is a fundraiser,” explained Hofman. “We make all the quilts up.” (Photo by Don Bodger)

Joyce Wasden with some of her very crafty Christmas items. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Joyce Wasden with some of her very crafty Christmas items. (Photo by Don Bodger)

There’s always lots to check out at the Chemainus Fire Department’s Christmas craft Fair. (Photo by Don Bodger)

There’s always lots to check out at the Chemainus Fire Department’s Christmas craft Fair. (Photo by Don Bodger)