Monday, July 30, 2012

Maker Faire Detroit -- WOW

Wonderful crochet! built a house!

Chewbacca was wandering around the Faire

Maker:  Retread Art

Fabulous project!

R2D2 shows off!
I fully enjoyed the weekend at the Henry Ford museum for Maker Faire Detroit!  There was so much to see--great folks and intriguing art and much creativity!!  Hope you all can take advantage next year with Maker Faire Detroit 2013!

Word For Today

What if you woke up in the morning thinking: "I can't wait to see what I come up with today!"  Jill Badonsky

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Lansing Art Gallery Summer Art Camp!

Of course we offered both refreshments AND art!
Fifteen students and I just finished a wild, wonderful week of "Recycled Crafts" at LAG in Lansing, Michigan.  We had fun repurposing books into birdhouses, made bags from blue jeans, and created figures from cans and wire.  WOW!! The students showed a lot of creativity and imagination in their art work--thanks to my gracious host, Lansing Art Gallery. Family and friends attended the class' art show today, 3:30-4:00PM.

I am Teaching Summer Art Camp, August 6-9th

Camp #16: 
6-9 years 

Fiber Fabulous and LoopinessLearn to knit and crochet with simple tools and yarn.  Immerse yourself in yarny loops, tangles and twists! Explore various techniques to manipulate fiber and fabric; basketry, sewing, knitting and weaving.  All supplies provided. JOIN ME at Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing, Michigan for summertime fun! call 517-999-3643 to REGISTER!

Friday, July 20, 2012

Fiber Funny for Your Day

Tampons and yarn bombing are inexplicably linked (at least in the mind of Elle magazine advertising?!?!)

Monday, July 16, 2012

Maker Faire Detroit Coming Soon!

I was busy today making bracelets to take to Maker Faire Detroit at The Henry Ford, July 28 & 29. It will be a super fun event--come join me!  9:30AM-6:00PM both days!  All Maker Faire Tickets (adult, $27) include all day admission to Henry Ford Museum.  Call Center is 800.835.5237 for ticket information.

Word For Today

"When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be."      Lao Tzu, philosopher

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Summer Art Camp, July 9-12

I had a blast this week teaching "Books & U" at the Reach Studio Art Center in Lansing.  The students created their own books, made a book covered birdhouse, and revamped a recycled book bag. The kids did a great job!

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

It's Too Hot!

My new JOYFUL mandala...