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Vancouver Art and Craft Calendar

Opus Framing and Art Supplies publishes a monthly newsletter which has local (Greater Vancouver, BC, Regional District) art happenings, including: call for entry, gallery openings & exhibitions, studio tours & festivals, workshops, etc. http://www.opusframing.com/newsletter2/2009/mar/news.html Just a few things to add:
The Sewing and Crafts Show: Victoria March 20th & 21st, 2009 Victoria Conference Center 720 Douglas Street Victoria, BC V8W 3M7 Abbotsford April 3rd & 4th, 2009 Abbotsford Tradex 1190 Cornell Street Abbotsford, BC http://www.sewingandcraftsshow.com/dates.php edit: Somehow I had the 2003 info, but I've found the 2009 info and fixed it.
The annual BC Gem show is happening: April 17, 18 & 19, 2009 Ag-Rec Building, Central Fraser Valley Fairgrounds, 32470 - Haida Drive, Abbotsford, British Columbia. Pretty rocks, beads and other shiny things. http://www.lapidary.bc.ca/gemshow.html
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Stitching Instructions for Lefties

stitching diagrams for lefties Sublime Stitching makes some nice instructions for a variety of embroidery stitches including a separate set of instructions specifically for left-handed stitchers.

Now, one of my brood is a lefty and I certainly would not mind making lefty instructions for my stuff if knew what exactly it entailed. I printed out the dexter and sinister diagrams and examined them side by side. Is it just a question of mirroring your diagrams and fixing the labels? ‘Cos that’s easy… (via)

Franc Grom: Egg-static

Franc Grom's eggs Nothing but hard work, artistic sensibility, a light touch and pure skill, eh? Franc Grom carves eggs into art with a hand drill. I wonder how many omelets he eats? (via)

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