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Sugarloaf Crafts Festival - Juried Art & Craft Festivals Since 1976

Craft Demonstrations

Papermaking

by Cyndi Mylynne, Double Vision Studio

Most artists prize their work; Cyndi beats it up. This paper artist will share the messy process of creating paper art by beating plant fiber to a pulp, soaking it in water, and dying it with pigments as you watch. To use the handmade paper in her abstract artwork she stamps the sheets with found objects including gears and fossils to create texture and impressions.

View Cyndi Mylynne’s artist showcase page.

FRI

10:30 am

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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Wheel-thrown Pottery

by Allen & Helen Weichman

Clay spins on the Weichmans’ well-worn potters wheel as they demonstrate how a simple lump of clay can be magically transformed into functional stoneware, including bowls, plates, tea pots, mugs, and vases.

View Allen & Helen’s website.

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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Broom making

by Jeff Heilman

Aside from offering a wide variety of brooms, from the husky barn broom to the tiny veggie scrubber, including many decorative hearth and whisk brooms, Jeff provides an entertaining and educational demonstration of the art on antique, human powered equipment.

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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Jewelry Making

by Alan & Dale Uchin

Alan and Dale pocess a combined total of 65 years experience in Jewelry design.

View Alan & Dale Uchin’s artist showcase page.

FRI

10:30 am

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10:30 am

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10:30 am

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Hand-Built Shaker Boxes

by William Richardson

Crafted using single sheets of marbleized and richly-grained wood, William’s Shaker-style wares are created using thin strips of wood which are bent, wrapped, and braided. His decorative boxes, jewelry chests, trays, and baskets are instant Americana heirlooms.

View William Richardson’s artist showcase page.

FRI

11:00 am

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3:30 pm

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11:00 am

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11:00 am

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Hand-Carved Wooden Bowls & Spoons

by Bob DeWitt

Bob will share the historic art of hand-carving and how be brings art into the kitchen as he demonstrate how he works with graining and imperfections in wood to create rustic serving utensils, bowls, and cutting boards using only a mallet and chisel.

Ongoing Friday, Saturday & Sunday

 

Alan Burslem

Wheel-thrown Pottery

by Alan Burslem

Alan creates oversized pots and vessels that tower over his potter’s wheel. His style ranges from classic to eclectic, creating work with traditional hand-painted details to abstract splatters of colored glazes to create a kaleidoscope effect.

Alan Burslem’s website.

FRI

11:30 am

1:00 pm

2:30 pm

4:00 pm

SAT

11:30 am

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2:30 pm

4:00 pm

SUN

11:30 am

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