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                What to do with all your scrap copper?……… Make jewelry, and then enamel it! Learn how to make beautiful jewelry out of scrap copper in Enameling Class “Reuse, Recycle…Enameling!” September 12-14, 2014. We will cover where to find scrap, including roofing copper, old copper tubing and other types,  how […]

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Come celebrate the joy and beauty of both the hammered and lap dulcimer in a small, intimate, non-competitive setting. Unlike any other dulcimer camp, Dulcimer Celebration, now in its 15th year, is a unique week designed for both hammered and mountain dulcimers to provide the opportunity to improve technique, expand repertoire and have fun with […]

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The Magic of Indigo

by Cory Marie Podielski on June 19, 2014

in Featured Classes, Featured Teacher, Surface Design & Dyeing

I had the pleasure of assisting in the Science of Bread class in the Cooking Studio at the beginning of this month. As a class that produces more warm crusty delicious bread than we know what to do with, you can imagine that we make friends with other classes pretty quickly. Our next door neighbors […]

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You wouldn’t start your oil painting career at an easel on the midway of the state fairgrounds, surrounded by people, tents, and trees with the sky overhead and the light shifting throughout the day. Instead you’d set up some apples on a tablecloth, lit by a desk lamp to create obvious shadows that don’t move. […]

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We just had a visitor come through our knitting class. She told us that she was a knitter but that she could “never do what we were doing!” And all of the students exclaimed at once that of course she could! So what are we doing that looks so complicated but is so based in […]

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