The American Craftsmen Show

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Meet Self-Taught Leather Artisan Diane Louise Paul

American Craftsmen Show Self-Taught Leather Artisan Diane Louise Paul
Diane Louise Paul is a self-taught leather Artisan. A state-juried member of the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen, she has met the League's high craft making standards. Her mastery of the craft, heritage techniques, and workmanship has earned her a spot 11 years in a row as one of the top craftsmen doing pre-Civil War heritage "museum quality" work, as judged by Early American Life Magazine's panel of experts.  Diane's interest in making leather crafts evolved from her love of horses and antiques. 

Diane Louise Paul is from North Hampton, New Hampshire and is listed in Early American Life Magazine’s Traditional American Crafts Directory Listing of artists.  She is a member of the Early American Folk Arts & Facebook group.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Rick and Denise Pratt Demonstrate Their Art of Making Willow Twig Mirrors on YouTube

Catch this YouTube video where Rick and Denise Pratt demonstrate how they create their beautiful willow twig mirrors!

Meet Willow Furnishing Makers Rick and Denise Pratt

American Craftsmen Show Willow Furnishing Makers Rick and Denise Pratt
Rick and Denise Pratt use a traditional and contemporary blend of willow furnishings for your home and garden.  They incorporate hand-chosen fabrics and individually mixed paints for a unique and functional piece of art.

Rick and Denise Pratt are from Wooster, Ohio. Denise Pratt is a member of the Early American Folk Arts & Trades Facebook group.

Friday, September 18, 2015

These Artists Collaborate on Pinterest. Follow All the Action!

One of the many special things about the American Craftsmen Show is its artist's investment in making it the best show for traditional and handmade arts and crafts. The American Craftsmen Show artists are also one social media savvy group. The Show artists have created a collaborative Pinterest board where they collectively pin images of their work. What teamwork! If you want to learn more about the American Craftsmen Show artists and their work, don't forget to follow their Pinterest Board.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Meet Whimisical Designer Deborah Hartwick

Whimsical Design By American Craftsmen Show Artist Deborah Hartwick
The work of Deborah Hartwick is whimsically designed, sewn art pincushions and emerys using the same blend of color and texture that evoke the antique sewing pieces of the past. Her artwork is made using natural fabrics like cotton and wool and then a dyeing and over dyeing technique, finally and stuffed with sawdust and emery powder.

Deborah Hartwick is a member of the Early American Folk Arts & Trades Facebook group.