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Maricela De La Torre

About:  Maricela De La Torre

Hand made one of a kind Skirts made of silk. Hand made genuine leather bracelets

Booth Number:

7

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Joan Namachemo

About:  Joan Namachemo

Hand-made African crafts made from wood, soapstone, and banana fiber.

Booth Number:

4

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Pamela England

Pamela England

About:  Pamela England

Handcrafted fully leather lined purses made of garment quality cowhides, deerskin goatskin & other exotic leathers w/ interior bound seams. Traditional & layered French seamed construction techniques

Booth Number:

119

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http://www.pursepeople.com

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Kay Schneider

Kay Schneider

About:  Kay Schneider

I create images on fabric, usually clothing, using the ancient process of resist dyeing called batik. A process using hot wax and cool dye and then removing the wax.

Booth Number:

97

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Martha Sperry

Martha Sperry

About:  Martha Sperry

Using sheep’s wool sourced from mostly Iowa sheep farmers I felt creatures of all kinds.

Booth Number:

13

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http://marthasperry.com

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Jill Miller

Jill Miller

About:  Jill Miller

I use melted wax to draw original designs onto natural clothing and material that I sew into pillows and scarves. I immerse the entire piece into a dye bath. The waxed areas resist the dye.

Booth Number:

82

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http://www.hooeybatiks.com

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Lou Hii

Lou Hii

About:  Lou Hii

Designs are created through a series of sketches.They are then hand-cut with an X-Acto knife and special tools on black paper. Finished cuts are collaged and glued with color papers to the background.

Booth Number:

7

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Sandi Wysock

Sandi Wysock

About:  Sandi Wysock

I use wool and silk fibers to create an image from nature. The fibers are then felted using wet felting techniques & needle felting.My wool paintings are framed. Purses are knitted before felting.

Booth Number:

3

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http://sandisfelts.blogspot.com

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Shelley Matthiesen

Shelley Matthiesen

About:  Shelley Matthiesen

All of my books & journals are bound by hand. The covers are made from my handmade and painted papers, leather & recycled materials. I bind my books using original & traditional binding techniques.

Booth Number:

55

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Julie Arthur

Julie Arthur

About:  Julie Arthur

Hand woven pieces created on looms or through off-loom techniques. Pieces are made from natural materials. Many of the materials may be hand dyed or hand spun.

Booth Number:

104

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http://www.facebook.com/pages/wif-man=weaving

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