Recently I've become involved in our local art school, The Chestnut Creek School of the Art in Galax, VA. In fact I'm up for a spot of their Board of Directors in July. I taught a basic fabric bookmaking class at the school in April which was very successful. In response to several people who want to take the class but couldn't, I've scheduled a repeat of the class for Sat., June 8. We'll be making a quilted fabric book cover with free motion canvas leaves, abstract flower, a stamped twill tape accent and buttons. We had such a great time in the class I can't wait to teach new students. This is the new class sample I created in the April class. I've added clay/ceramic charms top the spine that my friend, Sara, graciously gave me. Since then I've learned to make buttons and charms over at Old Town Pottery (an extension of CCSA), they should be fired and glazed to use in the class.