Straw Shop News

We welcome all straw artists!

 

All Saints Church, Harvest Festival  Thousands will flock to the annual Harvest Festival, held at All Saint’s Church in the town of Siddington, in Cheshire, England. Upon  entering the  church originally consecrated in 1521 visitors will have the rare opportunity to see thousands of corn dollies by corn dolly maker, dairy farmer, octogenarian and local historian Raymond Rush.  Mr. Rush,who has been making corn dollies for the past 50+ years lives at the farm near to the church and sometimes sells corn dollies from his workshop.  The Harvest Festival will be held  (October 12 through November 2, 2014. ) 

 

 

 

26th winter spanish marketThe 26th Annual Winter Spanish Market  will be held in Albuquerque November 29, 2014.   The event held at the Albuquerque Hotel event draws between 7,000 and 10,000 people to view the work of nearly 100 artists.  Be sure to seek out our straw artists there. Here is a link for more information.

 

 

 

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THE HOLIDAYS ARE COMING:  FAMILY, FRIENDS, TRADITIONS, AND MEMORIES.

WE WERE PROUD TO BE  THE ONLY SHOP IN NORTH AMERICA THAT HAD ANY STRAW STAR KITS  OR WHEAT STALKS BY NOVEMBER LAST YEAR! WE WERE PROUD TO FILL EVERY ORDER PLACED, THANK YOU.

PLAN YOUR GIFT  MAKING TODAY.

 

 

 

TWINED STARIF STARS ARE YOUR THING, AND YOU’VE MADE THEM BEFORE OR WANTED TO TRY YOUR HAND AT YOUR OWN TIED STAR DESIGNS, YOU PROBABLY SIMPLY NEED ADDITIONAL MATERIALS.

PURCHASE A PACKAGE OF WHEAT STALKS AND ANTIQUE THREADS TO TWINE YOURS STARS NATURALLY.

IF YOU NEED A KIT TO START WITH, OR IMPROVE YOUR SKILLS  WE HAVE THOSE AS WELL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Association of Wheat Weavers, NAWWNational Association of Wheat Weavers  Convention
APRIL 8-12, 2015   Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nevada  “Stake Your Claim On Wheat”.  for more information please contact webmaster@nawwstraw.org

 

straw craftsmen guild badge The Guild of Straw Craftsmen WEEKEND OF WORKSHOPS   April 24-26, 2015 at the Endsleigh Centre, Hull, England.

Projects for straw workers of all levels.  For further details: hull.workshop@strawcraftsmen.co

 

 

 

 

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The Guild of Straw Craftsmen Conference 2015 will be held at The Hayes Conference Center

Swanwick, Alfreton. Derbyshire, England. For more information, please contact The Guild of Straw Craftsmen.

 

 

 

 

 

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