Authentic Bark vs. Manufactured Reed for Splint Chairs

Authentic Bark vs. Manufactured Reed for Splint Chairs

I admit it was only recently that I wove my first authentic bark seat.  I had a helluva time finding it when I first started out. Eventually, I met several chair makers through the Southern Highland Craft Guild and I literally begged them for years to let me come watch/help harvest bark (achcoughJim McGie & […]

Demos at the Folk Art Center

Hello!  It’s been a while.  Here’s just a little bit of what I’ve been up to lately: I had a lot of fun at the Folk Art Center this fall with fellow Southern Highland Craft Guild members Marlow Gates and Tommye Scanlin.  Marlow is a 2nd generation broom maker and Tommye is a tapestry weaver.

December events and good times this fall

Oy vey.  Fall in this town kicks my arse.  It seems like Sept-Jan happens in the blink of an eye….though I can’t complain!  It has been fun and I have fallen in love with Asheville all over again.  First the upcoming events on Planet Art: Holiday Wine Tasting, Sale, & FOOD DRIVE for Manna Food Bank at Studio 375 Saturday […]