The Art of Caning - CNCH
A chance encounter with a broken chair some 45 years ago led Jim Widess to a new career: “I was teaching elementary school when I caned my first chair. Those nine hours afforded me the time to think about something other than usual daily concerns. It was a totally freeing experience…caning that first chair changed […]
The Delicate and Graceful World of Kyoto Bamboo Craft
Kyoto-based artist Ogura Chiemi uses age-old techniques to shape bamboo into delicate, lace–like patterns, creating captivating accessories and ornaments. Her traditional bamboo craftworks have been featured in magazines and exhibited around Japan and abroad.
Ages 8+ Kit Makes Two 8" x 8" Potholders Go PRO! Same great custom cotton loops, with locally made LARGER metal loom. PRO Frame Size: 10" X 10" Makes 8" X 8" Potholders Kit includes: * Sturdy METAL Loom 10" x 10" * Loops in 12 bright assorted colors (shown in picture) * Enough cotton loops to make two 8" multicolored potholders. * 2 Hooks (one metal for loop weaving and one plastic for finishing) * Illustrated instructions You can download our Friendly Loom™ Catalog here, along with the…
The Woven Path: Ana Teresa Barboza
Ana Teresa Barboza may have wanted to be a magician when she was 5, but we think her works prove that she’s so much more than that. With a deep understanding and appreciation for nature, Ana Teresa’s embroideries are truly stunning works of art. You’ve probably seen them around the web, but read on to find what really
This work is from my watercolor weaving series. Most are individual watercolor paintings that I rip apart and weave into a new order. After I’m satisfied with the results, I often draw on th…