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Fabric postcards featured on show

 

August 13, 2011



Information on making fabric postcards, using Fusi-boo quilt batting and making picture frames will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Franki Kohler has written a book about fabric postcards, and she will tell how they are keepsakes you can make and mail. She’s going to show a method of finishing the edges of the postcard to enhance the design used on the front side. Believe it or not these fabric postcards can go through the postal service and even be machine cancelled. Kohler lives in Oakland, Calif.

Judy Novella is with Fairfield Processing Corp. in Danbury, Conn., and she will demonstrate how to use Fusi-boo quilt batting. It’s a new fusible quilt batting that is suitable for hand or machine quilting, and it totally eliminates the need to baste because it’s fusible on both sides.

Margot Potter will show how to alter an inexpensive wooden frame with vintage scrapbooking papers, paints, stamps and crystal and button accents to make a Pretty in Pink picture frame. Her business is The Impatient Crafter, and she’s from Honey Brook, Pa.

Information on a team of angels project, cooking with organic sweeteners and using crayons to create artwork will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Author and humanitarian Trisha Gallagher will talk about her team of angels project, and explain who receives these pins and how they benefit people. Gallagher is from Richboro, Pa.

Natural sugar expert and marketing manager Pauline McKee will show how to prepare foods using organic products to ensure you know what your family is consuming. Her company is Wholesome Sweeteners Inc. in Sugarland, Texas.

Patsy Shields, director of education with Sulky of America, will show how ordinary crayons can create works of art. Combined with snips of fabric, she creates a unique mix of color and design on a variety of projects. Shields lives in Sellersburg, Ind.

 

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