Smart Bets: Craft City

Approachable DIY projects led by local makers is the focus of the Center for Craft’s summerlong Craft City series on the first Friday of each month through August. The kickoff workshop takes place Friday, June 1, 5-8 p.m., when Grace Gouin of Echoview Fiber Mill will teach participants how to make a mini-macramé plant hanger, using locally made, organic cotton lanyard yarn. Other series offerings include rubber stamp greeting cards with Eleanor Annand (July 6) and etched glasses and candleholders with the N.C. Glass Center (Aug. 3). Craft kits are $12 each and include all the materials needed to complete one craft, plus a voucher for a fully loaded hot dog (or tempeh dog) from Foothills Local Meats’ hot dog cart. Photo courtesy of the Center for Craft

About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

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One thought on “Smart Bets: Craft City

  1. boatrocker

    So Ed, you get paid to eat for brown-nosing the obnoxious tourists this way for cheap trinkets via ‘journalism’?
    Wow. I need to quit my 3 jobs and get into macrame.
    Rock that free press for important issues.

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