Tonight, Dec 1st at Iguana Imports, finger crochet class from 6-8pm. Workshop fee is donation based.
Dec 2, 3 & 4 Coastline Community College Art Gallery in Huntington Beach
Annual Holiday Art Sale
The sale takes place Thursday, December 2, through Friday, December 3, from 1 to 7 p.m., and Saturday, December 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. In addition to blown glass objects, shoppers will also find one-of-kind of art objects and unique gifts from local artists including jewelry and ceramics. Parking and entrance to the Coastline Art Gallery is free.
Saturday, November 20th 1 to 5pm – Trunk Show for Jewelry Artist Frances Lai Wang and from 4:30-7pm Holiday Gift-Making Workshop at the Consignment Corner, donation based workshop, $5 materials fee. Learn the basics of finger crocheting and choose from several projects. Great gift ideas!
Patchwork Festival Sunday Nov 28th in Santa Ana....
Nov. 29th 2:15-4:15pm Finger Crochet and Up-Cycled Art workshop at The Infinite,
So as Crafty Vegan as I am, one of the things I really like to do is finger crochet. Thanks to The Long Beach Depot for Creative Reuse, one of the items I made was shown on Univision last Thursday 23rd!! It's a yellow rug with a mocha border made from left over t-shirt fabrics....so exciting!! Check out the video link below and also a link to the LB Depot's Site....
During the summer, I taught some recycled art workshops. Some took place at the Pike Festival and others at "Imagine That" at Bixby Park, hosted by The Living Love Foundation.
A big geroup of exchange students happened to pass by our art booths and were interested in finger crocheting....although I thought I was going to be instructing them, they ended up showing me some of their finger crocheting skills and together we made many long long and thin scarves...oh, and don't be alarmed by the spider behind me...she is my finger crochet role model.
We also made purses and bags by decorating milk cartons with pieces of fabric, yarn, ribbon and any other treasures we found hidden around....
Milk Carton Bag/Magazine Holder
The tall boy in this picture finger crocheted the blue beanie he is wearing! He was a fast learner!
And the kids in the front are holding shakers that they made with empty toilet paper rolls, pieces of fabric and string and of course, beans!!! Can't forget those, especially if you want to shake it and make some music!!
I am so happy to announce that Aldana Mica was featured on BCBG's blog a few days ago!! It was my first time participating at the Melrose Trading Post and hopefully there will be many more times to come. Cliff and Micheal happened to stop by my booth and really liked my work. Their words were very inspirational to me. Check out the link below for the full story. Also, stay tuned for upcoming craft fair dates and other information. Thank you all for your support!!
This past Monday I attended LB Creative's Mixer where I got to meet artists, eat yummy food, listen to good music and watch a belly dancing show. I also got to paint for the first time in a long time! That felt great! Especially being around other like minded people. And the best feeling was knowing that the proceeds from the painting are going to help Haiti. If you are in the Long Beach area, I suggest you visit LB Creative Mixer/Potluck, every last Monday of the month. To view pictures from this past Monday, please visit the link below.....You can see me on one of the pictures towards the right hand side, I am wearing a beige coat next to my friend who is wearing a blue jacket.