On October 2nd and 3rd, Tom Krueger and I will be hosting an Open Studio once again. This gives folks a chance to come see us in more of our element than at an art fair. Tom will once again have his work in the greenhouse, and also plans to throw pots in the kiln area of my work space. I will have much more than you see at any show, covering all aspects of my glass work. The photos above are of Tom’s booth at Artstreet this last weekend with mobiles made by his son (Casey Early Krueger) hanging from the tent rafters. Hopefully we will have some of Casey’s work as well. And, just maybe, another artist or two….
The hours planned are noon to 4pm on Friday Oct. 2 and 10 am to 4 (or 5) pm on Saturday, Oct. 3. That’s what we have planned right now, but we’ll keep you posted if things change. Address is Nsixsixoneeight Hillside Road, Casco WI and you can send a message here for more information.
As I said before, I don’t sew. Ask me to cut out and put some glass pieces together, no problem. Ask me to cut fabric and sew it together, big problem. Oh, I can do the occasional hem, repair a split seam and the like, but actually making something gets me crazy. showing off this fabric I have been designing leads to the obvious question “so what are you going to do with it?”. Luckily, my Mother still enjoys seeing and is game for a new project while waiting out winter. So we got together and I cut and pinned, she sewed and we made some scarves. I have been wearing them and getting good response. Today I decided to try my hand at sewing one myself – maybe after all these years things have changed. Nope. Well, I did set myself up for a challenge by using knit fabric, nothing like adding an extra layer of difficulty. A nice infinity scarf is now around my neck, but I don’t want anyone to look too closely. I have a lot of respect for those who sew with knits, and even more for my Mom who made me a bathing suit years ago. I will be going back to my other idea of making bags and clutch purses out of woven fabrics. Maybe with practice on some easier things I will improve. Or, I will find people who do sew…..