Off-Piste Artiste

  Off-Piste Artiste—Felting a Coon Cat Cocoon Several times during the year, I take a break from glass art and try something really different. Something like fiber art. A couple of summers ago, I took a one day class with Carolann Tebbets on wet felting vessels at Craftworks (Northboro, MA). It was a nice diversion—wool […]

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The Art of Slumping Bottles

© 2011 Nancy E. Burke (updated 2015) Note:  this article was originally written for GLASScraftsman in 2011, but the magazine folded just before publication.  I retained all rights to articles written for GLASScraftsman. The Art of Slumping Bottles My cheeseboard display for local craft shows has a picture of a Jeep tire ready to smash a […]

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May 10, 2014: Looking back at 10 years in business “outside the box”

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  Yesterday, I pulled out a file to verify a date. Yes, as of today, it has been 10 years since I filed for my business license for the first time at the Westborough, MA, Town Hall. In the year leading up to that date, I experienced a layoff from the computer industry, followed by […]

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