The lovely West Coast Summer is almost upon us and I’m sure many of you are thinking of Summertime projects. Now is the time to be working on your Fair entries. The Fairs are such an easy way to introduce the General Public to what we do and how we do it. Be sure to sign up to demonstrate!
CNCH 2012,Tradition/Innovation, is May 18-20 in Oakland and they still need volunteers and you don’t need to register to volunteer. If you would like to go to the market and see the galleries, volunteer for a few hours and you will get a free day pass! There is a volunteer signup site on the CNCH.org website.
Family Reunions may be in the cards for some of you and Summer vacations may also be in your future. These events may be a good time to engage participants with felting simple projects or constructing simple baskets. There is nothing quite like sneakily indoctrinating another generation into the fiber arts!
Many of our areas promote Open Studios, another way for we fiber junkies can interact with the public and, also, market our wares.
I also came up with a few felting articles to complement the ones in the Spring issue as well as a tribute to Nora Rogers, who was an inspiration to her friends and students.
It also should be noted that this issue of CNCHnet marks the beginning of the 3rd year of our online Fiberarts Webzine.
Judy Fisher, Editor
Articles in this issue . . . Summer 2012
- Remembering Nora Rogers
- Marketing and Selling our Art
- The Business End of Being a Successful Designer
- A Guild Sales Booth
- Needle Felting with the Embellisher
- Marketing Your Work to Retailers
- Shaping a Felted Wool Vest
- Some Pros and Cons of a Co-op
- Tips, Tricks & Techniques
- Handcrafted Hangers for your Handwoven Garments
- The Next Time…