Egg Decorating Demonstrations

Egg Decorating Demonstrations

This April 1, 2017 Margherite Montague and Wendy Ng will be back for our Easter egg decorating demonstrations.  Many of you already know and love Wendy and Margherite, I know we do.  Wendy does wax resist dying of eggs and Margherite hand paints and customizes eggs while you wait.  The future of the Calico Cat is yet… Continue reading »

April Specials at the Calico Cat

April Specials at the Calico Cat

Soon, we will be starting a new month, and many of you will be interested in our April specials that start this Saturday.  We kick off the month on April 1 with egg decorating demonstrations by Wendy Ng and Margherite Montague.  Many of you are already familiar with these two artists and are planning to come to… Continue reading »

The Calico Cat’s Owners Retire and Seek to Pass Store On

Bruni and Bill Obriecht, the owners of the Calico Cat, are planning to retire in June of 2017.  Bruni was hoping to make it to the 50th anniversary in June of 2018 and although the desire is there, diminishing vigor has reduced Bruni and Bill’s ability to run the store on a daily basis.  They are, after… Continue reading »

Margherite’s Demonstration Rescheduled

Margherite’s Demonstration Rescheduled

We are happy to report that Margherite Montague is fully recovered from her illness and she has already had one very successful visit to our shop this holiday season.  She will be returning for her second visit on Monday, December 19, 2016 from 10 am until 4 pm to demonstrate and show her hand painted eggs… Continue reading »

Wendy Ng’s Dyed Egg Demonstration

Wendy Ng’s Dyed Egg Demonstration

Wendy Ng returns for her last demonstration of 2016 this Saturday, December 17 from 10 am to 5 pm.  Building on traditional Ukrainian wax resist method of dying eggs, Wendy explores new patterns and methods with each passing year, continuing to expand her repertoire of designs.  Have you missed her previous visits?  Finish your holiday shopping… Continue reading »

Margherite’s Egg Painting Demonstration

Margherite’s Egg Painting Demonstration

Margherite will return for her last visit of the year at the Calico Cat on Saturday, December 10 from 10-4 to demonstrate egg painting.  She has expanded her repertoire to include glass ornaments and unbreakable, artificial eggs as well as her home-grown chicken eggs.  Check out her many different designs which include angels, animals, trains, and flowers. … Continue reading »

Wendy Ng Demonstrates Wax Resist Dyed Eggs

Wendy Ng Demonstrates Wax Resist Dyed Eggs

Wendy Ng’s wax resist dyed eggs demonstrations are growing in popularity, and this year she will be demonstrating her skills on four days, beginning on Saturday, November 26 from 10 to 5.  She uses the Ukrainian pysanky wax resist technique, sometimes in traditional designs and colors, and sometimes with an entirely modern twist.  Regardless of the… Continue reading »