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Sept 5 & Sept 6, 2015
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Arts Off 84 Organizers:
Jan Stadtherr, Chairperson

2462 North Long Lake Dr. NW

Backus, Minnesota, 56435


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Purses by Bev Molberg

Bev Molberg

Bev started sewing when she was five years of age and she has had a passion for textiles since then. She creates and teaches jacket making and now creates purses and bags.

Wool mittens by Cindy Grindahl

Cindy Grindahl

Cindy describes her artistic creations as an extension of her sustainable living way of life. Her backyard gardens provide the makings for her jams, salsas and fresh garden produce. A variety of mediums are used for home-made gift ideas like dried gourd art, recycled feed bags, birch-bark mobiles, Christmas stars and quilted items.

Dawnette Davis

Dawnette Davis

Dawnette has been designing and creating hats for every season for twenty years and to "accessorize the accessories" she has added felting, beading, silk ribbon embroidery and silk scarves. She has studied Japanese Shibori techniques to create one of a kind silk pieces. Her newest line of silk features natural dyes, many harvested from gardens, fields and forests. On the casual side, she features bamboo stockings dyed in Indigo

Creative sewing by Fandangled Tees

Fandangled Tees

Fandangled tees are truly one-of-a-kind! My crazy fun characters are crafted from recycled children's clothing and lovingly sewn onto new, 100% cotton t-shirts. Check out all the designs on my website www.fandangled.etsy.com

Wall quilts & wearable art by Wendy Hightshoe

Wendy Hightshoe

Wendy enjoys felting wool sweaters and making them into fingerless gloves, patchwork mittens, hats, scarves, purses, pins, and blankets. Her mittens are lined with Polar tech fleece which ensures they are extremely warm. Her purses, pins, hats and blankets are one-of-a-kind creations as she uses no patterns in creating them.

One-of-a-kind Purses

Lake Superior Rock Creations

Jan repurposes wool sweaters by cutting, sewing, and felting them into one-of-a-kind purses. The 'remains' are sewn onto a fleece backing and made into scarves.

Julee Ford Young

Carol Paurus

Carol has been knitting for 30+ years. Her creations include knit children's sweaters sizes 2-10, double knit acrylic mittens for all ages, scarves, stocking caps, headbands, neckwarmers and slippers. Carol also uses reclaimed wool & wool blend recycled clothing to create one-of-a-kind mittens. In addition, she makes potholders, crocheted-on-towels with cotton cord, firestarters from recycled candles and warm denim quilts that double as a bed or couch throws.

Julee Ford Young

Ruth Holtz

Ruthie designs unique totes, purses, baskets, placemats and centerpieces using rope wrapped with different fabrics. She has many items to choose from or she can take special orders to coordiinate with your home's decor.

Julee Ford Young

Lynn Barnum - Crabby Sister Company

Lynn and Deb and their many sisters are the founding members of the Crabby Sister Club. They all enjoy crafting accessories and gifts using many different methods and textiles. Hand Knit accessories and cement planters are just a few of the items they create. Don’t miss Deb’s handmade all natural dog treats.

Julee Ford Young

Bill and Linda Sumner
(Bear Paw Paperworks)

Felted wool, handmade paper, copper, turquoise, beads, rocks, & sticks layered with fine art degrees & love of nature inspire one-of-a-kind art.

Julee Ford Young

Carol Dunn

Carol is a Reading and Language Arts teacher in Pequot Lakes Middle School. She spends much of her "free time", designing and hooking wool rugs and creating her primitive folk dolls. The dolls are entirely hand made from head to toe. The heads, hands and feet are hand sculpted from clay. The clothing is hand sewn using wool and other fibers from Carol's rug hooking materials. There is a Scandinavian theme to Carol's dolls which are made to include Lille Folk, Nisse, and Trolls.