Knitting crafts

New exhibitions to celebrate heritage trades, Petone’s woolen stories

If after weeks of watching British Olympic diver Tom Daley knitting in the stands in Tokyo, you’ve jumped in line to panic and order some needles yourself, don’t worry. It turns out that taking up a trade is a completely normal side effect of the pandemic. The healing powers of …

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Unusual and Underappreciated Craftsmanship is the Subject of a Love at Canfield Fair | News, Sports, Jobs

CANFIELD – Canfield Fair Week Janice Graham of Farrell, Pa. Spends 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. filming on the porch of a wooden building near the sheep just so passing visitors can see what it’s about. “People don’t know that’s something you can do now – that’s why I’m not …

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Seattle Weavers’ Guild Members Create Unique Crafts and Make Friendships

WHEN SOUTHEAST Seattle Senior Center came to Seattle Weavers Guild and asked for help with 25 looms collecting dust in a back room like the legacy of a project started decades ago, Linda Stryker has helped resuscitate them in an educational tool. “It has been a wonderful thing,” she told …

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Galloway woman’s African crafts stall helps house elderly Kenyan woman

A Galloway woman’s African craft stall at a Creetown cooperative helped house an elderly woman in Kenya. Ann Todd runs her retail space at Barholm Arts and Crafts for the benefit of the Project Nakuru anti-poverty campaign, founded by Creetown man Eddie McGaw. The colorful jewelry, beads and bags on …

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Swansea Library offers crafts, book bundles, and club meetings

SWANSEA – Swansea’s Free Public Library has an assortment of events and features planned for the coming weeks. Reservation packages Booker packs are available for kids of all ages, chosen by Booker, our mascot, and come with coloring pages and puzzles. Request one of our packages online and try new …

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PHOTOS: Rise Creations locally crochet clothes | Multimedia

The first crochet piece, Kristen Joseph, a fourth-year student at the University of Georgia, was a simple high school infinity scarf. Now she lays claim to the creative name of ‘Rise Queen’ and has turned her hobby into a local business, creating statement pieces with just one hook. Kristen “Rise” …

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SIU Craft Shop offers an array of arts and crafts opportunities this fall

CARBONDALE – Do you feel the need to be clever or creative? The Craft Store at Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers fall workshops that allow attendees to create pottery, tie-dye, glass, paint, wood, and more. Located in the Student Center, the boutique hosts a full range of workshops. Additional cleaning …

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Artist creates new life with colors – Herald & Tribune

By SERINA MARSHALL Editor-in-chief [email protected] After handing Main Street Café and Catering to her children, business owner turned artist, Beverly Thomas Jenkins literally stood in front of a blank canvas. Jenkins, who has an art exhibit that will be on display at the McKinney Center through August, includes a behind-the-scenes …

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Coupeville arts and crafts festival returns – with pandemic adjustments

A small-scale arts and crafts festival returns to Coupeville this weekend. Whidbey residents can enjoy this amalgamation of the vibrant local arts scene from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, August 14 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 15 on Front Street and surrounding streets …

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