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3727
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Raleigh artist Susan Brandies uses the skills of sewing and weaving to create fabric art. She creates collages out of textile pieces, and her textile wall hangings portray the world as seen close-up. Her subjects include a forest floor and a desert surface.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 16 Issue 18, May 1998, p49, por Periodical Website
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29886
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Navajo-Churro sheep nearly went into extinction in the 1970s due to systematic extermination efforts to protect grasslands. Jessica Sanchez and Kyle Guie of Rusted Earth Farm raise and sell these sheep in Marshall, North Carolina. They are also working with textile artists to produce rugs and tapestries from Navajo-Churro wool.
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35943
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The life of Archie Scarborough included a skill for square knot making. Much of the interview pivoted around this talent, what he also called macramé making. Traveling the conversation path included life landmarks such as contenting with the Park Service and helping to construct Wimble Shoals Lighthouse and a railroad in Kitty Hawk.
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Sea Chest (NoCar F 262 D2 S42), Vol. 1 Issue 3, Spring 1974, p48-53
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36178
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Faux was defined as making surfaces look like something else. Faux finishes noted were fresco, Venetian plaster, marbleizing, stenciling, rag painting, sponging, strie (French for stripe or streak), and faux bois (French for fake wood). Referenced were the Italian and French schools that emerged during the Renaissance, the latter profiled artist Pandy Autry reflected in her work.
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