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Fall is in the Air!
Hello Autumn…Crisp evenings, and the turning colors of the leaves signal the seasons changing, and we love autumn. In our fridge are a good selection of the season’s best apples, and a good stockpile of winter squashes. Nothing more satisfying that baked apples, or pumpkin pie. And thankfulness is always in the forefront. We had a wonderful time at the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Textile Art Alliance Wearable Art Boutique and Fashion Show. How lovely to see all of the ladies dressed up and to see all of the vendors with such great talent. Thank you to my faithful customers who returned for this year’s wire crochet brooches, and a new classic – silk cocoon earrings.
So what is next on our agenda?
October 21st we are at Third Friday at 78th Street Studios – find us in Jeff Dube and Allen Kradlak’s studio (#203) featuring our amazing soap and limited silk cocoon earrings. So much to see. Hope to see you there.
October 22-23 is the final weekend for the Golden Autumn Gallery show at the Log Cabin Gallery. There is a goodly selection of my silk scarves, wire crochet brooches, silk cocoon earrings and solid perfumes. If you are looking for something fun stop out to the Log Cabin Gallery in located at 1671 Main Street, Peninsula, OH 44264. Hours for the gallery are Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm; Monday – Thursday by appointment and Open during Exhibits Only.
Sunday, October 30th we are at Fairmount Temple for the annual sale from 9a-2p
And details will follow regarding our November and December events, which include the MOCA SpectaCLE event, and our own Artcraft Holiday Sale the first weekend of December.
Want to take a class and paint a silk scarf?
We are delighted to offer classes this fall on french resist silk painting. My classes are 4 hours in length, held at our studio at 2570 Superior Ave, Cleveland Ohio (the Art Craft Building). The class will consist of drawing a design with resist on an 11″x 60″ piece of silk, stretching the silk on a frame, and painting the silk. I can provide simple designs, or you can bring your sketch or thoughts of what you wish to paint. The silk scarf will be mailed to you within 1 week of the class as i have to take it home to steam set the colors. Included is a booklet with instructions and a list of where to buy the supplies. Classes are limited in size. Cost is $70.00, payable the day of the class. It is a fun 4 hours, and i provide coffee/tea and snacks.
Sunday, November 6th 2pm-6pm
Saturday, November 12th, 10am-2pm
Sunday, November 13th 2pm-6pm
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Also, As we get closer to the holiday season how would you like to make your own gifts? I am offering a series of silk painting classes that will show you how to paint your own scarf. It can be quite a lot of fun and you will have a wearable piece of your own art. See below for details!
Our schedule is always being updated on the schedule tab of this website.
New or trending products for us include :
We are now offering a new line of Shaving Brushes – and they are more deluxe than we previously carried. Our latest offerings include Vie-Long Peleón Horse Hair Shaving Brush, which are brushes made in Valencia Spain from the finest horse hair available. The brush offers a longer bristle bundle, and gently lathers the soap. This is a luxurious brush that will last long, offer great value and add to your shaving enjoyment. This is the brush above at left. (size is Height-105mm, Loft-60mm, Knot-23mm) And we are delighted to also offer Progress Vulfix Pure Badger Brush With A Cream Molded Handle which is produced on the Isle of Man. (Height-100mm, Loft-50mm, Knot-20mm). Badger is the premiere choice for shaving, and is a lifetime purchase. Ofcourse we offer hand thrown ceramic bowls and our wonderful shaving soap in 5 choices (Sandalwood, Bay Rum
Solid Perfumes. 1 oz tins are poured with a blend of Coconut oil, Shea butter and Bee’s wax, and a generous amount of essential oils.
- Hessler Hippie – Patchouli scented with orange and clove.
- Sandalwood Vanilla – Soft and very feminine
- Lavender Lemon – Clean lavender with a hint of crisp lemon
- Peppermint – Bright and minty – and apparently several customer report they like smelling peppermint when they feel queezy while traveling.
- Heat of Summer – sultry and hot – patchouli, vetiver, spice
Or take a class at my studio (Artcraft Building in downtown Cleveland):
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