Sale On!

Got Xmas Cash?  January is a great time to go shopping in the Arts District.  Many shops and galleries hold their best sales of the year in January. The view so far: Woven Soul 631 N. Trade St. 336-748-1114 Sale starts January 3rd. 50% off clothing and25% off Kantha Blankets. They will be closing January 10 for the winter.Open Thursday-Saturday from 11-4pm. For more info call 448-0258. Woodland Moth Visual & Performing Artists  619 N. Trade St.January Sale-a-Bration sale. Select merchandise is priced up to 50% off.  And it’s not too late to see the Wachovia Watercolors by Rick Jones exhibit Continue reading

Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair: November 17-18 2012 at Benton Convention Center

I grew up with Piedmont Craftsmen. My mother, Linda Willard, is a former exhibiting member for her stitchery. She wasn’t one of the founding members, but she was admitted with the 2nd group of artists. Every year in November, we devoted an entire weekend to the fair. She had her booth which she set up to look like a comfy sitting room or den, the perfect environment to show off her embroidered works–decorative pillows, mostly, and the occasional wall hanging. She sat in her chair with the big, oval, stand-up embroidery hoop in front of her, where she basically painted Continue reading

Fall Frenzy!

Lots and lots going on around here this month! Piedmont Craftsmen’ How2Night Thursday, October 18th ….which is tomorrow!!!! They have great demo in store for you!  Jelaina Frelitz from Yay! Snacks Bakery will be here for the “Art of the Yeast Roll”. She will be demonstrating how to make yeast rolls and talk about her bakery as well. Her yummy treats will be displayed on platters by PCI artists. The event is tomorrow from 6-7 pm. See you there!!!  Piedmont Craftsmen is located at 601 North Trade Street, right at the intersection of 6th and Trade streets. Off-street parking is Continue reading

Cool Stuff at Piedmont Craftsmen!

It’s How You Play the Game by Lynne Sward facebook.com/piedmont.craftsmen.5You only have two more weeks to see the current show, Games People Play. We thought for those of you that haven’t been to see it (and why not?), here’s a look at some of the “game pieces” being exhibited at Piedmont Craftsmen. Piedmont Craftsmen just received this beautiful new lamp from Jay Speetjens