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Basketry


Program will document how to make spruce-root basketry

Juneau EmpireJuneau Empire - Jul 30, 2018
Years ago, Hans Chester watched as the late Tlingit scholar Nora Keixwnéi Dauenhauer wove a spruce-root basket. Chester, who now works with the Sealaska Heritage Institute as a Tlingit language and culture assistant, said he couldn't quite make out ...  

Batik


Museum presents Indonesian folktales through cold wax batik technique

Jakarta PostJakarta Post - Jul 27, 2018
Paintings created using the cold wax batik technique, also known as the gutha tamarin (tamarind seed powder mixed with water and butter) technique, are currently on display at the Basoeki Abdullah Museum in South Jakarta until Aug. 4. Initiated by ...  

Beading


Fine-tuned appliqué work taught at Hunter's Home workshop

Tahlequah Daily PressTahlequah Daily Press - Aug 7, 2018
Jana Everson always wanted to learn appliqué bead work and was happily stitching away Saturday morning at Hunter's Home. Several reasons played into her desire to learn this new art. "My husband is Southern Ute and his sister is very good at beading.  

Blacksmithing


Forging community partnerships through the art of blacksmithing

Baltimore SunBaltimore Sun - Aug 16, 2018
John Frank recalls how his grandfather and father used to do their own blacksmithing out of necessity. “Most farms up through the 1940s, '50s and '60s had their own shop in a corner of a shed or barn,” said Frank, who manages his family's auto and ...  

Goldsmithing


Dana's Goldsmithing remodels to connect where it counts

jewellerybusiness.comjewellerybusiness.com - Jul 30, 2018
From the moment you cross the threshold of Dana's Goldsmithing in Port Perry, Ont., the store is a hub of activity. Customers browse sparkling 360-degree display cases while staff flit from counter to consult table to upstairs office in a routine that ...  

Silversmithing


Museum display showcases colonial-era silversmithing

Franklin News PostFranklin News Post - Aug 1, 2018
A new exhibit at the Franklin County History Museum features pocket change — or what used to be pocket change. On display are coin silver household utensils. The name comes from the early practice of melting down silver coins to make the metal into ...  

Soldering


Global Soldering Flux Paste Market Analysis 2018 Shenzhen Bright, Tamura

Daily Business Report (blog)Daily Business Report (blog) - Aug 14, 2018
The “Soldering Flux Paste Market (2018 – 2023): Global Industry Analysis” research publication offers readers with a comprehensive knowledge of the soldering flux paste market scenario in forthcoming years. This report guides through various segments ...  

Ceramics


Applications of Bio-Ceramics

AZoMAZoM - Aug 13, 2018
Image Credits: Naeblys/shutterstock.com. New ways of providing assistive care to fractures and damaged tissues are key areas in nanomedicine and tissue engineering. There is a wide class of materials known as bio-ceramics, which are excellent materials ...  

Candle Making


Havdalah Candle Making (MoHo)
Intermountain Jewish News - Aug 12, 2018

August 14, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. 2018-08-14T19:00:00-06:00. 2018-08-14T21:00:00-06:00. Cost: Free. Contact: Event website · Arts, Culture & Social. Moishe House Denver hosts a Havdalah candle making workshop. With an explanation of Havdalah ...  

Crochet


How My Crochet Braids Shaped My Identity and Helped Me Find My Confidence

POPSUGARPOPSUGAR - Aug 15, 2018
My hair and I have a complicated relationship. Growing up, I never gave my hair the self-care it needed. I would tie it up into a ponytail, get relaxers on a daily basis, and refuse to use any product other than shampoo and conditioner (which also ...  

Doll Making


Doll-making pioneer Käthe Kruse celebrated 50 years after her death

Deutsche WelleDeutsche Welle - Jul 19, 2018
Since they hit the toy market in 1911, Käthe Kruse dolls have been prized globally for their Made in Germany quality. Tourists today spend significant sums on "real" Kruse soft-bodied dolls that are still handmade. But this worldwide success story had ...  

Hand Puppets


'Slam' Promotes Puppetry In Pittsburgh

90.5 WESA90.5 WESA - Aug 15, 2018
Other styles represented will include hand puppets, marionettes and shadow puppets. The Puppetry Guild was founded in 2015. “Its goal really is to celebrate puppetry in Pittsburgh, to bring attention to things that are happening in puppetry, and to get ...  

Embossing


Industrial Engraving is an embossing pattern specialist
Digital Journal - Aug 14, 2018

Digital transfer technology (DTT) enables Industrial Engraving to engrave an embossing roller without the cost of tooling or production of master rolls. Manipulating the pattern electronically so it fits the roll diameter contributes to a reduced ...  

Embroidering


China's Rich Tradition of Embroidering

KTBSKTBS - Jul 15, 2018
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Fabric Painting


Encore! Mount Morris to display straw sculptures
Rockford Register Star - Aug 7, 2018

... gallery starting Aug. 10. The straw sculptures will join the “Artful Threads Through Time” exhibit, which features many kinds of fiber arts, including weaving, quilting, hooked rugs, fabric painting, crocheting and basketry. For information ...  

Flintknapping


Perrot State Park marks 100 years with community celebration

La Crosse TribuneLa Crosse Tribune - Aug 5, 2018
Keiper learned flintknapping in 1970, encountering a maker resembling a “mountain man” with full beard and long hair. He demonstrated arrow-making using the bottom of a Noxema bottle, and Keiper quickly picked up the craft, traveling cross country to ...  

Jewelry Making


What Industrial Revolution Art Says About America's History

Voice of AmericaVoice of America - Aug 12, 2018
Hugo Kohl has been interested in art and design since he was a child. In college, he studied finance, but also took several jewelry-making classes to satisfy his ...  

Knitting


Beginner's knitting workshop

The MountaineerThe Mountaineer - Aug 13, 2018
There will be a beginner's knitting workshop held in the meeting hall of the Bethel Rural Community Organization on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. The workshop will focus on Portuguese-style knitting to take advantage of ...  

Macrame


Modern Macrame Wall Hangings Put a Stylish Twist on the Classic Craft

My Modern MetMy Modern Met - Aug 8, 2018
Blending a “passion for interior design and love for natural fibers,” artist Rianne Zuijderduin founded Teddy and Wool in 2016. Specializing in modern macrame, Teddy and Wool offers all sorts of crafty creations, including EVA, a particularly eye ...  

Beadwork


Ojibway artist's beadwork sculptures tell stories of traditions and contemporary life

CBC.caCBC.ca - Aug 8, 2018
The exhibition features his largest geometric beadwork sculpture to date that includes more than 54,000 woven glass Delica beads. Like a quilt, each panel depicts a different story such as his experience at his grandmother's wake ceremony, walleye ...  

Mail Art


Collaborative “Mail Art” Puts the Post in Postmodernism

SmithsonianSmithsonian - Jul 30, 2018
In the experimental artistic simmer of the late 1950s, the everyday creativity of letter-writing gave rise to a veritable movement: that of “mail art,” an antiestablishment, anything-goes mode of serial imaginative expression whose inclusive nature has ...  

Origami


6 ways the centuries-old art of origami is bringing us the future

NBCNews.comNBCNews.com - Aug 8, 2018
Origami might seem like an unlikely source of inspiration for scientists and engineers, yet the centuries-old Japanese art of paper folding is behind all sorts of new innovations. That's because origami's subtle beauty arises from powerful mathematical ...  

Needlepoint


A well-yarned militia: Local artist needlepoints to protest Trump policies

The Boston GlobeThe Boston Globe - Jul 30, 2018
Patricia Bigness uses needlepoint to create lasting political and social messages. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff. Patricia Bigness uses needlepoint to create lasting political and social messages. By Amelia Nierenberg Globe Correspondent July 30, 2018.  

Pressed Flowers


Pressed flowers, leaves the oldest in Japan, date back 3 centuries

Asahi ShimbunAsahi Shimbun - Aug 10, 2018
SUWA, Nagano Prefecture--Pressed flowers and leaves at a museum here have been dated to have been in bloom about 300 years ago, making them the oldest known specimens in Japan. The National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo found that ...  

Polymer Clay


Monster Clay Class brings creepy creativity to life in Wyandotte

Southgate News HeraldSouthgate News Herald - Aug 13, 2018
Wiltsie-Pappas said the idea for the class was inspired by a children's book she wrote in 2013, under the name Brittany Martin, “Little Green Guy Finds A Friend,” in which all the images were created using polymer clay. In the story, Little Green Guy ...  

Quilting


Quilting Is the Fall 2018 Trend to Try Now

The Fashion SpotThe Fashion Spot - Aug 14, 2018
Quilted biker and bomber jackets are mainstays in many fall wardrobes. For Fall 2018, designers took the quilting approach further by incorporating the classic fabric technique into all kinds of garments, from gossamer dresses to skirts to edgy skinny ...  

Rubber Stamping


EPA disputes 'rubber stamping' new chemicals under TSCA
Chemical Watch - Aug 9, 2018

But an EPA spokesperson told Chemical Watch that it is "simply incorrect" that the agency will be 'rubber stamping' chemical approvals. And its "substantial risk assessment and management efforts" are consistent with section 5 of the law. With regard ...  

Scrapbooking


Scrapbooking, crafting day at Horace Mann to benefit United Way

The State Journal-RegisterThe State Journal-Register - Jul 21, 2018
A scrapbooking and crafting day hosted July 28 by HORACE MANN EDUCATORS CORP. may become one of the biggest in its nine-year history. The “9th ANNUAL SCRAPBOOKING AND CRAFTING DAY” will again benefit UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL ...  

Sewing


From the files: Snively Sewing Center celebrates 100th anniversary

Chippewa HeraldChippewa Herald - Aug 8, 2018
H. K Snively's Sewing Center at 600 Main St. is observing its 100th birthday. The birthday has special significance because the business has been operated by two generations of the same family during the past century. The firm was founded by Jacob H.  

Soapmaking


Port Oneida Fair
Traverse City Ticker - Aug 4, 2018

Featuring over 100 demonstrators. Children can try crosscut sawing & other farm implements. Horses mowing in the fields while artists create paintings inspired by the cultural landscape. Learn about basket weaving, soapmaking, buttermaking, spinning, ...  

Spinning


Stained Glass


Stained-glass classes begin Tuesday
Gazettextra - Aug 13, 2018

JANESVILLE. Local artist Richard Snyder will teach beginner stained-glass classes starting Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 14-16, at his Janesville studio. Classes run from 6 to 9 p.m. once a week for four weeks. The program costs $75 and ...  

Woodworking


12 questions to ask when buying a new machine

woodworkingnetwork.comwoodworkingnetwork.com - Aug 10, 2018
--Does the company have a track record in producing and selling woodworking equipment? --Will the new machine add versatility to your operation, performing more functions and processes? --Will the new machine add to production output, or simply replace ...  

Card Making


WWE SummerSlam 2018: Preview and Predictions

Comicbook.comComicbook.com - Aug 15, 2018
When SummerSlam ends on Sunday we'll be able to make reasonable guesses at WrestleMania 35's card. Making the Brooklyn mega-show WWE's last big bullet of 2018. So let's get into all of the questions and issue hanging over what's sure to be a massive ...  

Calligraphy


Calligraphy Museum Has AR Application
Financial Tribune - Aug 15, 2018

Augmented reality is a live direct view of a physical, real world environment whose elements are augmented by computer-generated sensory inputs such as sound, video, graphics, text or GPS data, according to the TBO website. Tehran's Calligraphy Museum ...  

Bone Carving


Bone carving initiative

Fiji TimesFiji Times - Jul 13, 2018
BONE carving is becoming a popular trade in Lavena Village, Taveuni. After the opening of the carving centre three weeks ago, the villagers have earned between $3000 and $4000 from selling pieces of carved bones that are attached to necklaces. Led and ...  

Stone Carving


New theory paints sophisticated picture of Easter Island

KEYTKEYT - Aug 13, 2018
... Easter Island might be overstated," said lead study author Dale Simpson Jr., an archaeologist at the University of Queensland, in a statement. "To me, the stone carving industry is solid evidence that there was cooperation among families and craft ...  

Woodcarving


Woodcarving champion brings his expertise to The Villages

The Villages Daily SunThe Villages Daily Sun - Aug 2, 2018
Timmins learned how to carve ducks from wood when he lived in Maryland, which is a popular state for duck carvers because of the annual woodcarving competitions held there. Timmins, of the Village of Collier, has been carving for 40 years and got all ...  

Engraving


Watch the beautiful results of high speed laser engraving

Boing BoingBoing Boing - Aug 7, 2018
What used to take an artisan months can now be done with laser precision in minutes. Watch as this high speed laser array engraves an intricate pattern. Here's a longer engraving with some amazing filigrees.  

Wool Spinning


NZ wool-spinning plants bought by US company
New Zealand Herald - Jul 31, 2018

An Oamaru wool-spinning plant has been sold to a United States-based company as part of the sale of Godfrey Hirst Australia Ltd's New Zealand assets. The Oamaru plant, owned by Godfrey Hirst offshoot Canterbury Spinners Ltd and based in Weaver St, ...  

Pottery


Antiques show to showcase Pillin Pottery | Features ...

Williamson Daily NewsWilliamson Daily News - Aug 12, 2018
You know it's late summer heading into fall when word gets around that the Pilot Club Antiques Show is on the horizon. For the sixty six year, they will be.  

Woodblock Printing


Woodblock Printing Art Class Will Be Offered in Curtis July 27
St. Ignace News - Jul 18, 2018

A woodblock printing art class will be offered at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis Friday, July 27, at 6 p.m. Class fee is $25 per person, which includes all supplies. Marquette woodcut arti... You must be an online subscriber to view this ...  

Brushwork


Think You Know Magritte? This SFMOMA Exhibit Shows What You've Been Missing (And It Isn't Pretty)

ForbesForbes - Aug 13, 2018
The Cripple is a very strange painting. A man is depicted smoking many pipes at the same time. Some of them hang from his mouth. Others protrude from his forehead and neck and left eye. The brushwork is too sloppy to reveal how they're inserted there, ...  

Lithography


Global Electron Beam Lithography System Market 2018 Prime Leading Players – Raith, Vistec, JEOL, Elionix

Tactical BusinessTactical Business - Aug 14, 2018
The Global Electron Beam Lithography System Market Research Report 2018 introduces the basics: definitions, categories, market review, product specifications, arrangements, procedures, development and so forth. Beginning with an exploration on the ...  

Silkscreen Printing


We Cat Not Believe These Custom Pet Pillows

HouseBeautiful.comHouseBeautiful.com - Aug 2, 2018
Shannon uses silkscreen printing to create her designs, turning a user's pet photo into a mesh stencil that she presses ink through, imprinting the image onto muslin fabric. From there, it's stuffed, sewn, and shipped out to people all over the world ...  

 
 
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