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"Don't know where the snow falls from"

Let’s step outside the 1940s stuff, today and talk about something else. Am about to raise some money to publish the new book (I will go on about it here and on social media,  when the Kickstarter is live, hopefully in the next week). 680 more words


Chapter 47: The Mat-Maker

Ah, what a perfect time of year to read this chapter, in particular.

The weather has been much like that described in this chapter, lately. As it is the Pacific Northwest, we have a certain reputation to keep up with regards to sunshine and a lack thereof, but it is still very pleasant in the summer. 1,604 more words


Indigo Spring

It has been a full month since my last post. Teaching/facilitating technique through one-on-one, small and large group gatherings has become a more regular feature of my weekly activity list.

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Textile Arts

Clearing the Way...

Things have been quite busy in the studio and I realize I have not posted since November of 2018! (Again, best laid plans – I am beginning to see pattern here (wince)!) However, after this little update, I have some natural dye reflections I initiated back in March and never got around to publishing, among other things.

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Staying On The Path

B A T I K Workshop for Beginners 25th - 26th May 2019

B A T I K  Techniques for Beginners at CREATIVE SPARK, Dudalk, Co. Louth

25th – 26th of May (Saturday – Sunday)

Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm each day… 118 more words

Art Education

Artwork Available: Pintadera Earrings

I’ve been back to beading after a very long hiatus, and truly loving it like never before! These pieces are embroidered in felt, and were inspired by Guanche Pintaderas. 184 more words

Magical Crafts

Beyond Mere “Exhibitionism”: Exhibiting Fashion at the Museum at FIT and Beyond

By Contributing Writer Sarah Pickman

For those with an interest in fashion history, springtime in New York City heralds the opening of The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual summer Costume Institute exhibition. 1,671 more words