Tag: Book Art, Paper Art & Printmaking

The Greening of the Fields

I turned off the lights in my studio and set out for Brasstown, just 12 miles away.  Around the curve and up the hill to Keith House, the signs of buds and new growth are everywhere. I park by the old oak tree outside the fiber arts studio so I can walk down the hill to Tower House, my first stop. I’ll mention here that since it was fairly spring like that day, I had worn a bright pink skirt with lace trim, a hand-dyed pink jacket with rhinestones, and my trusty pink tiger striped hi-tops. Topping this outfit off was pink heart shaped sunglasses. Voila!

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Coptic Bookbinding Class with Annie Fain Liden

This past weekend I attended an inspiring workshop in Coptic Bookbinding with Annie Fain Liden. Even though I’ve never made books before (I’m a weaver), I completed three books in this day and a half class. Annie Fain is a great teacher, and I’d like to share some of my experiences with you. Please go to my blog www.weaverly.typepad.com to see my full report.

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Silk Paper in the Woods

Thanks to the silk papermakers, Folk School campers were treated to colorful bits of paper eye-candy drying in the breeze as they traveled the path to the dining hall each day this week.  Bold oranges, natural yellows, purple and blue bits of silk all brightened the woods and offered inspiration to our fellow arts and crafters.

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The Folk School Cookbook

We are so excited about The Folk School Cookbook. Nanette Davidson, cookbook author, meticulously collected, curated, and adapted over 200 delicious recipes. These include some of the most memorable recipes served family-style in the school’s Dining Hall and at seasonal celebrations over the decades. Bring the Folk School’s culinary traditions into your own kitchen and order your copy today!

 

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