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Lucky Valley Press author/friend, Sharon Mehdi

When I first met Sharon Mehdi, I thought she was a stand-up comic. She made me laugh until my jeans burst at the seams. Then I discovered all kinds of interesting things about Sharon: labyrinth walker, healer, teacher, writer, public speaker. S…

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Sculpting Polymer Buddhas #4

I am not well-set, nor do I have the bandwidth for, taking pictures of my hands while creating. Following are all the photos of my Buddhas over the course of three days. All the facial features are exaggerated, not on purpose. The top not…

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Wrist Warmers

I am never without a knitting project. I use short, bamboo needles that fit in my purse. I can knit during a meeting, at the coffee house, even at dinner, if it looks like a long evening. I knit in the car, if I don’t have to drive. This time of yea…

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Afghan Parts

All the parts for the colorful Afghan are finished, with the exception of 12 feet of 3 inch trim. Blocking was challenging, but I took care with the steam iron and didn’t let it rest on the fibers for very long. I mostly hovered above it, afraid to…

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Infinity Scarves

Infinity scarves are so easy to make. Here, I use Sky Ranch Fiber’s hand-dyed fingering weight yarn. Midnight is about 50 inches long, and the green, which the designer, Becky Mann calls Autumn (though I prefer Rusty Garden Ornament) is a bit longer…

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Ginna Gordon 2018-06-30 13:27:00

This dragon went through three Southern Oregon winters and was chipped and peeling flakes of red paint all over the walkway. I was so anxious to paint it with my new find, Unicorn Spit, that I forgot to take a before photo. But here he is in all …

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Tiny Weaving

After trying to make my own tiny loom out of square embroidery hoops, foam core and cardboard, I ordered this fabulous little lightweight loom from Wool in the UK. Note the giant, flat-sided needle for weaving. This is a little miracle, this loom. …

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Printable Fabric

Leftover from another project, I have packets of 8.5×11 sheets of printable fabric from Dharma Trading Co. in San Rafael, California: several grades of cotton, muslin and silk. These banners were printed on Haboti silk for tiny scrolls. I am…

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Life Drawing Studio Resumes

After a break for the summer, the Life Drawing Studio resumes sessions at Art Presence Art Center on Monday, September 19 at 1:00pm.

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Karen O’Brien Announces Summer Classes

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Artist Karen O’Brien announces summer 2016 classes in San Diego, CA, Phoenix, AZ, Whidbey Island, WA, and June 11 studio class in Medford, Oregon.

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