Archive for July 2019

Reduce Stress, Improve Creativity

What’s between a vacation and a stay-cation?  A wegay-tion:WeekEnd Get AwaY Vacation! Ok, so it doesn’t rhyme as well but you get the concept – low bother, lower budget, and less time investment, but still some time away from your usual, often busy, life.  Do you sometimes find that getting away for a weekend ‘charges your batteries,’ and…

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Featured Class – Deadline July 12

Thought about fly fishing but didn’t think you had the patience to learn, or were turned off by the emphasis on using just the right fly and gear? Give Tenkara a try! A Japanese fly fishing technique, Tenkara is a simple, easy to learn approach that focuses on catching fish. Bruce Maher, a local enthusiast…

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Meet An Instructor: Diane Gamm

Early in her career Diane worked for the Wilder Foundation at Wilder Forest, teaching team building and crafts to kids and nonprofit organization adult staff, which turned out to be one of her favorite jobs in a varied career. Since taking early retirement she has returned to creative pursuits. How were you introduced to crafting? I…

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Ask Ms. Makers

Got a tough question about crafting or other life issues? Ms. Makers will do her best to provide timely and helpful advice, send in your questions today!  DEAR MS. MAKERS: My boyfriend left me after multiple arguments about how to clean up our workshop and store tools. Last week at a party a couple of…

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