by Jerry Bennett

Fine Crafts at the Winery, Sept. 6-7

September 6 and 7, the Bucks County Guild of Craftsmen, one of the Guilds amazing chapters, will be hosting Fine Crafts at the Winery at New Hope Winery on Route 202. Here is a sneak peek of the beautiful craft you will see there! Visit bucksguild.org for all the details.

August Workshops and Classes

August Workshops and Classes

Experimental Mixed Media – August 9, 2014 Saturday, 10 am – 2 pm Pennsylvania Guild Center of American Craft, Lancaster (Directions) Instructor: Christine Goldbeck Non-Member Rate: $75.00; Member Rate: $67.00 Skill Level:  Refresher to Intermediate This workshop is for all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced artisans and painters. Exploring color, texture and line [...]

5,897 Steps

I know we’ve shown you some videos of Linda Billet’s mosaic process in the past, but it’s worth showing you again.  One thing I love about her videos is that they start to show viewers how many steps, how much remixing, and how much effort goes into a finished product that looks effortless, polished, and [...]

Class Picks: Toggle Hide & Seek Bracelet - August 9, 2014

Class Picks: Toggle Hide & Seek Bracelet – August 9, 2014

Come and create beautiful beadwoven structures with Teddi Fine.  The project for the class, a Toggle Hide & Seek Bracelet, capitalizes on the fabric-like look of beadweaving and a fun multiple-toggle structure.  Once it’s on, people will wonder how it comes off.  Only one of the toggles is real! Over the course of the class [...]

Iggie, by Judy Carter

Sneak preview of 70 Works

This Friday we’re kicking off the 70 Works exhibition – 70 original, breathtaking pieces of craft to celebrate the Guild’s 70th birthday.  One piece that will be included is Judy Carter’s “Iggie” – the rug hooked iguana above.  We’ve had the pleasure of writing several posts on Judy’s work; “Mother’s Comfort” was in our annual [...]