jewelry-making

Longtime crafter has supplies to give away

Kathryn of Birmingham just called to say she has tons of various craft supplies to give away to individuals or groups. A crafter for “over 50 years,” Kathyrn says her stash includes fabric, wreath forms, yarn, knitting needles and LOTS more. She feels it’s all too nice to toss in the trash, and that there has to be … Continue Reading →

Buttons available from collector's stash!

Carol of Northville, who’s been cleaning out her drawers, says she has “an old tin of many, many buttons” and is looking for someone who can use them. If you happen to be that person, please email me at jbrown@detroitnews.com and I’ll forward your email address to her. Please put the word “BUTTONS” in the subject … Continue Reading →

Toledo Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show & Sale set for Sept. 6-8

The Toledo Gem and Rockhound Club will host its 42nd annual Jewelry, Gem and Mineral Show & Sale Sept. 6-8 at the Stranahan Theater complex, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., in Toledo. Admission is $4 adults, $3 seniors over 55 and students, and free for scouts in uniform, military with I.D. and children 11 and younger. The … Continue Reading →

Life's A Stitch! craft group holds first meeting Sept. 10th

Come September, there’ll be a new craft group in town called Life’s A Stitch. Members plan to gather every Tuesday, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Affirmations Community Center,  290 W. Nine Mile in Ferndale. The first meeting is set for Sept. 10th. Persons, ages 18-100, are invited to join the group in a “safe and fun environment in which … Continue Reading →