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Artist in Residence–What’s That?

Artist in Residence–What’s That?

I’ve been asked to be an Artist in Residence! A few months ago I was asked to be the September Artist in Residence at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota. My stint will be for four days, Thursday-Sunday, September 22-25, 2016. North House is way up on the northeastern edge of Minnesota, located on the north side of beautiful Lake Superior, only 40 […]

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What’s the 4th Way to Start a Paper Rush Seat?

What’s the 4th Way to Start a Paper Rush Seat?

Let’s do a review here of the variety of ways to begin “squaring up” a trapezoidal seat before I show you the fourth method to start a paper rush seat, OK? #1–Standard Way-Use Upholstery Tacks The most common way to start a paper rush seat is to use upholstery tacks to secure the gusset strands to the side rails. Strands start on the left rail […]

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Starting to Rush That Chair Seat?

Starting to Rush That Chair Seat?

Are you a new chair seat weaver? Getting into this seatweaving craft for either fun or profit? Are you intimidated by weaving your first paper rush seat? If so, then maybe this post will be a big help to get you on the right track. Rushing to start? Choose your best method **This post contains affiliate links, so when you make a purchase, I receive […]

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Dinosaur Blogger Confessions

Dinosaur Blogger Confessions

As you can tell by the blog post title above, I’m confessing a few things and explaining my six-month absence from the blog earlier this year, in today’s post… But first, I want to Welcome All the New Subscribers and also thank those of you that have been with me for years. I’m so appreciative and grateful to you for sticking with me during this […]

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Antler Baskets–On the Range Exhibition

Antler Baskets–On the Range Exhibition

I’m pleased to have my antler basketry included in this wonderful exhibition the entire month of August, depicting aspects of life on the Iron Range of Minnesota August 4-27, 2016. The First Stage Gallery in the Lyric Center for the Arts, 514 Chestnut Street, Virginia, Minnesota is hosting a reception for the artists participating in the August juried exhibit on Thursday, August 4th from 5:30 […]

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Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

Antler Basket Class Fun at North House Folk School

We had another great antler basket class up at North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minnesota over the 4th of July weekend. The Antler Basket Weaving class was held in the Red Building (don’t have an outside photo of that, though) on campus, which is usually where the boat building and other woodworking classes take place. But this time, it was only my 2 […]

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Missing Cane Fish Head in Corner Hole?

Missing Cane Fish Head in Corner Hole?

The previous weaver of this cane seat made a lot of mistakes, but for this blog post, we are only talking about one big, glaring error. We’ll use this photo to discuss other caning errors in future blog posts. Can you spot the error that I’m singling in on here? It’s something missing in the corner hole weaving pattern? I’ll give you a hint, it […]

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What’s up with the different email systems?

What’s up with the different email systems?

From Feedburner, to MailChimp to ConvertKit? Sorry, but it’s been a while since I last made a blog post, huh? I’m back in action again and will be giving a full explanation of my absence and why I dropped out in my monthly newsletter. In this post, I’ll be letting you in behind the scenes a bit to see what it’s like for us bloggers […]

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