Category Archives: crafts

Gallery displays mixed-media embroidered pieces|

My thanks to Christine Macchi, executive director of Maine Fiberarts, for providing this information: Intricate embroidered work and textile-inspired assemblages incorporating found objects by artist Jill Snyder Wallace of Minot are on display through September and October at Maine Fiberarts’ Gallery, 13 Main St., Topsham. The exhibition, “Human Nature,” represents work the artist has created […]

Sculpture and quilts on view at Maine Fiberarts

Christine Macchi, executive director of Maine Fiber Arts in Topsham wrote and shared the following information: “Hidden Histories,” work by Sallie Findlay of Deer Isle, Karen Munson of Brunswick and Debra Spaulding of Bowdoinham is on view at Maine Fiberarts, 13 Main St. in Topsham. The public is invited to come view these abstract, naturally-dyed […]

Make a paper jumping jack

Each time my 3-year-old grandson comes to visit, he homes in on a wooden Santa Claus jumping jack that hangs from a lamp in my living room. He loves to pull the string that makes the Santa’s arms and legs flip up. After one of his visits, I thought it would be fun to make […]