Friday, August 1, 2008

Craft Guild Fundraiser

About a year ago I took metalsmithing at the Craft Guild of Dallas, the city's oldest non-profit art instruction organization. Located near Spring Valley and Midway, the Guild offers classes in metalsmithing, bookbinding, pottery, glass, fiber arts, painting, and kid's crafts. Become a member and drop in for some studio time on your own! On Sunday, August 10th, the Guild is holding a large art sale to raise funds to help pay for day-to-day expenses as well as repair of studio space and equipment. I donated two necklaces that you can purchase to help out the Guild! One is a felted balls design made with 100% needlefelted wool in swirls of blue, green, and magenta, accented by silver chain and wood beads. The other necklace is Phoenix Rising (pictured below), a beaded piece with a carved bone pendant. (I am discounting and/or giving away any jewelry I have made with animal by-products, which I won't be using anymore in my design pieces. Get in on the deal!) THE CRAFT GUILD OF DALLAS: 1ST ANNUAL FUNDRAISER Sunday, August 10th, 11am-6pm 14325 Proton Road, Dallas (972) 490-0303 FREE ADMISSION ALL ONE-OF-A-KIND ORIGINAL WORKS OF ART FOR SALE ~ from $5 to $200 ~ Handmade pottery ~ Lampwork glass beads ~ Handmade jewelry ~ Original paintings ~ handmade books and papers Visit the “Cup o' Joe” table and purchase a handmade mug to fill with fresh coffee, relax, sip, and keep on shopping!

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