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Bow Little Market’s Fiber Day set for Aug. 18

Aug 2nd, 2016
Bow Little Market’s Fiber Day set for Aug. 18

The Bow Little Market will hold its annual Fiber Day on Thursday, Aug. 18.  The focus this year will be on weaving demos, but spinning, dyeing, fiber processing, knitting, crocheting and much more will be on display. Fiber farmers and artists can vend for free if they provide a demo of their craft. Family friend activities
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CTA: 6th annual Fabric Sale coming up June 18

Jun 1st, 2016
CTA: 6th annual Fabric Sale coming up June 18

The Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) of Snohomish County in partnership with Washington State University Extension 4H Youth Development want your donations of fabric, notions, trims, patterns, yarn, needlework items and related books and magazines for our 6th Annual Fabric Sale on Saturday, June 18.  The proceeds from this sale support a scholarship of $1,500
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Scholarship fund helps low-income residents learn to sew

Apr 4th, 2016
Scholarship fund helps low-income residents learn to sew

Donations accepted for the Elsie Richards Scholarship Fund The local nonprofit Ragfinery, Bellingham artist Jeni Cottrell, and Cottrell’s mother Lee Cole are teaming up to provide opportunities for low income residents to learn how to sew. The Elsie Richards Scholarship Fund, named in honor of Cottrell’s grandmother and Lee’s mother, allows selected applicants to participate
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Fabric, sewing room donations wanted; runway challenge coming up

Apr 4th, 2016

The Clothing and Textile Advisors (CTA) of Snohomish County in partnership with Washington State University Extension 4H Youth Development want your donations of fabric, notions, trims, patterns, yarn, needlework items and related books and magazines for our 6th Annual Fabric Sale on Saturday June 18.  The proceeds from this sale support a scholarship of $1,500
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It’s Spring: Lynden Craft and Antique Show, Home and Garden events, draw crowds

Mar 6th, 2016
It’s Spring: Lynden Craft and Antique Show, Home and Garden events, draw crowds

Now in its 30th year, the Spring Craft & Antique Show is coming to the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lynden March 17-19. The Show will run 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday March 17 and Friday, March 18, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 20. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for Seniors
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Make a french rolling pin with simple tools

Feb 1st, 2016
Make a french rolling pin with simple tools

by Bill Pierce If your aesthetic sensibilities are like mine, you’ve probably noticed that the French developed many things that bring life to an art form, especially when it comes to cooking. Woodworkers have long been friends to cooks because we can fabricate beautiful tools and vessels that enhance the culinary experience. Consider the French
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Skagit Women Print features 18 artists

Jan 5th, 2016
Skagit Women Print features 18 artists

The Schack Art Center presents “Skagit Women Print” Jan. 7 through Feb. 4. This special exhibit features the work of 18 artists who live or work in the Skagit Valley and created original print pieces for Skagit Women Print. The theme highlights the Valley’s influences on their work and life. The artists are: Jane Alynn,
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Frugal fun with handmade ornaments

Dec 1st, 2015
Frugal fun with handmade ornaments

Note: This article was originally published in December 2012. We’re sharing it again because it’s a fun one! by Laura Boynton Remember that thrill that went through both you and Laura Ingalls Wilder when she opened her Christmas stocking and found an orange? AN ORANGE! And a penny – an especially shiny copper penny? A
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New Commercial Street Night Market Sept. 4 – Oct. 2

Sep 2nd, 2015
New Commercial Street Night Market Sept. 4 – Oct. 2

The new Commercial Street Night Market will take place every Friday night between 6 and 10 p.m. from Sept. 4 through Oct. 2 in the Commercial Street Plaza at 1300 Commercial Street in downtown Bellingham. Over 20 local craftspeople, artists, entertainers and food will give attendees an opportunity to experience Bellingham like they have never seen before. Live music or local
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Upcycled art contest culminates in Downtown Throwdown

Jul 25th, 2015
Upcycled art contest culminates in Downtown Throwdown

For two months, more than 20 artists have sewed, glued, spackled and glittered recycled and donated fabric, clothing and household goods to create their original art submission for The Downtown Upcycle ThrowDown, an art and sustainability challenge event created by Ragfinery and Wise Buys Community Thrift Store of Lydia Place. This creative and original art contest,
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