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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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Happy B-Day to me!

Happy B-Day to me!

Happy B-Day to me! Does this scarf make me look fat? Hehehehe! Thank you for all the great birthday wishes through Facebook, Twitter, email, postal mail and phone I’ve been getting for the last few days and again this morning! What a wonderful day this has been so far, turning another year older has been great. The sun is shining brightly, there’s just a bit […]

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Daily To Do List

Daily To Do List

I don’t know about you, but it’s getting more difficult every day for me to get things done the older I get. I finally resorted to making up a Daily To Do List and most days, follow it pretty well. Every morning I pick a few things I’d really like to get accomplished and arrange the list in the time frame of when they are […]

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Another Chair Caning Business in Ohio

Another Chair Caning Business in Ohio

  Hey all you folks living in Ohio, you now have another chair caning business you can take your old worn out chairs to for reweaving restoration and chair caning! Check out Fran’s Chair Caning in Cayahoga Falls, our latest advertiser in the National Furniture Repair Directory™ on WickerWoman.com! Owner Fran Craig can tackle just about any kind of chair seat weaving, having been in […]

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Tuesday Caning Tip-Skipping Holes and Rows

Tuesday Caning Tip-Skipping Holes and Rows

  TUESDAY CANING TIP–Skipping Holes and Rows   We’ve had a lively discussion going on in the Seatweaving & Chair Caning Forum™ recently about the practice of skipping holes and rows while weaving a hole-to-hole cane seat. Whether the seat is round, trapezoidal or horseshoe-shaped, several of us “old timers” have learned how to take shortcuts and use the strands of cane to their best […]

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How-to Install Cane Webbing Instructions

How-to Install Cane Webbing Instructions

TUESDAY WEAVING TIPS–Revised Cane Webbing Tutorial Page Today’s tip is an update on a How-to page I posted many months ago here on WickerWoman.com under the Articles index page, FREE “How-to Install Cane Webbing” Instructions. Although I had this article accepted and posted for several years on eHow.com, when they changed their writer’s policies a couple years ago, I pulled it off the site. I […]

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New Chair Caning Expert–Den of Antiquity

New Chair Caning Expert–Den of Antiquity

MONDAY MENTION–Today’s mention is a new chair caning business listing in the National Furniture Repair Directory™ in the Seatweaving section, Florida. Owner Sandy Roser’s chair caning repair business called, Den of Antiquity, is located in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Here she repairs and restores all types of chair caning and wicker work, both antiques and modern. Besides doing all types of chair caning and rattan repairs, […]

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