Don’t miss the largest Downriver Art Exhibition & Non-Juried Miniature Show and Sale, “Art Ambience,” at Woodhaven Community Center, noon-5 p.m. May 4-5. The opening reception is 6-9 p.m. May 3. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres with entertainment featuring “a sampling of musical hits from the Wyandotte Community Theatre show, “Respect.” The Woodhaven Community Center is at 23101 … Continue Reading →
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…Hmmm Are you, or someone you know, a local crafter who would like to possibly be featured in The Handmade Column? If so, just email me at email@example.com with information about your crafting skills, along with photos of recent works. Remember, it’s a how-to column, so we would need to publish your step-by-step instructions. Please put the … Continue Reading →
Looking for unique and realistic designs to create colorful flowers made with paper? If so, you may want to run out to your nearest book store and pick up a copy of “Paper Blooms, 25 Extraordinary Flowers to Make for Weddings, Celebrations & More” (Lark Crafts/$17.95). The book’s author, Jeffery Rudell, is a well-known paper artist … Continue Reading →
Members of the Cameo Quilt Guild will host a quilt show and sale May 10 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.) and May 11 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) at the UFCW Hall, 876 Horace Brown Dr. in Madison Heights. Numerous quilted items will be sold throughout the show, and there will also be a silent auction of donated quilts, ranging in size from 12 … Continue Reading →
Michigan Art Craft Jewelry will host its Saturday Super Show April 6 at Laurel Park Place from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Local crafters are invited to purchase a table to sell their handmade items. Laurel Park Place is located at 37700 Six Mile Road, Livonia. For more information, call (248) 812-9751, email SaturdaySuperShow@gmail.com or visit www.SaturdaySuperShow.com.
“Loom Knitting for Babies and Toddlers, More Than 30 Easy No-Needle Designs,” (St. Martin’s Press/$24.99) may just be the book of exciting knitted projects you’ll want to add to your collection. Isela Phelps, an authority on loom-knitting, offers readers a wide range of patterns to choose from for the loom knitter who’s looking for something with lots of style … Continue Reading →
I’d like to send out a BIG Thank YOU to everyone who helped me clean off my desk!!! I hope to put the books in the mail this week. Happy Crafting!
If you happen to be an expecting mom or grandmom who’s looking for precious little items to hand-stitch and embroider for that bundle of joy that’s soon to arrive, then ‘Embroidery pour le Bebe, 100 French Designs For Babies and the Nursery’ (Harper Design/$12.99) is filled with lots of unique craft ideas that you’ll find hard to … Continue Reading →
The Pomegranate Guild of Southesastern Michigan, “a group that studies and creates Judaic needlework,” will meet Sunday at 1 p.m. at the Prentis Apartment Community Room at Ten Mile Road, east of Greenfield in Oak Park. Member Marilyn Feingold will conduct a needlework mezuzah workshop. The fee for materials is $7. For more information, call … Continue Reading →
Lean all about antique and contemporary quilts at the 2013 Quilt Exhibit “Patches & Patterns,” A Celebration of Quilts, featuring antique and contemporary quilts with some for sale at the Belleville Area Museum and Library. This show is being presented by The Velleville Area Muaeum and Western Wayne County Quilting Guild. Exhibit hours are 3-7 … Continue Reading →