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Pressed flower art featured on show


Information on pressed flower art and making inkblot butterflies will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and noon Thursday.

Kate Chu represents, and she’s going to explain how pressed flower art has been raised to new levels, which include single flowers as well as fine art much like painting. She lives in Anaheim, Calif.

Margaret Peot is an author, artist and painter, and she is going to show how to make inkblot butterflies that can be mounted in a shadowbox or in a frame for display. She’s from New York City.

Information on using bias tape bindings, cooking with pecans and treating dyslexia will be the featured topics on “Creative Living” at noon Tuesday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Nancy Lovett, sewing instructor with Ann Silva’s Bernina Sewing Center in Albuquerque, will demonstrate how to choose different bias tape bindings and show some different ways to attach them to garments or to home decor items.

Delicious, nutritious pecans are a good addition to lots of recipes. Ann Cox, spokeswoman for the Texas Pecan Growers Association in College Station, Texas, will demonstrate lunch recipes with pecans.

Meg Porch and Cathleen Tomlinson, representatives of the Southwest Chapter of the International Dyslexia Association, will explain what dyslexia is, what causes it and how it is treated. They are from Santa Fe.


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