Allegany Artisans Studio Tour 2016

Preview in select studios, Friday, October 14 5-8 pm, and in all studios, October 15 & 16, 2016 - Saturday and Sunday - 10 am to 5 pm

Fiber Art

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Laurie Johnson, Sue Johnson, Betsy Orlando, Sand Robbers, Linda Shinaman Handville, Kathie Stedina

Laurie Johnson

"Laurie Jean Johnson" - I make many different stuffed animals. Teddy Bears, giraffes, elephants, dinos, horses and more. I also have animal shaped hats made of fleece for those cold winter days. Sized Newborn to Adult in many colors!
Laurie Johnson, Wellsville, NY 14895
(716) 397-0888
Directions: Showing with RLA Designs, Russell Allen. Take State Route 19 into Wellsville. Turn west onto West State Street near high school. Approximately one half mile past school on right.

Sue Johnson

"Quilted Treasures" - I turn fabric and thread into one-of-a-kind pieces of art. At my stop you will also find functional items like table runners, baby quilts, fabric bowls, upcycled wool candle mats and much more.
Sue Johnson, 3271 Proctor Road, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 593-3264
Directions: From Rt. 417, east of Wellsville, near the underpass, turn onto Baldwin Road. At railroad on right, cross the tracks and take the second left. 5th house on right.

Betsy Orlando

"Betsy Orlando Stitchery" - Original, one-of-a-kind Art Dolls, Handmade paper items and Altered Books, Woolen Penny Rugs, and felted and knitted items with Charles Orlando.
Betsy Orlando, 5456A Ackerman Hill Road, P.O. Box 37, Belmont, NY 14813
(585) 268-7383
Directions: From traffic light in Belmont, turn onto South St. About 6/10 of a mile past the old school building, turn right on Ackerman Hill Rd. The studio driveway is on the right, approximately one mile up the road at crest of a steep incline. It is the first Y intersection on the road. Signs will be located at key points.

Sand Robbers

Open for Friday’s pre-tour reception
"Funkensteins" - Upscale artistic purses, hair accessories and other adornments for your home, your body and your soul. Made from recycled vintage neckties and earth friendly materials like hemp and organic cotton. Located just a short drive from Alfred, my studio is worth the trip! (Upstairs location.)
Sand Robbers, 22 Chapel Street, Almond, NY 14804
(585) 403-1177
Directions: From Alfred/Andover – take Route 21 into Almond. Turn left onto School Street at Mullen’s carpets. Turn right onto Chapel. From I-86, Exit 33, turn right toward Almond. Take first right onto Chapel. Big blue-grey house halfway up street.

Linda Shinaman Handville

Open for Friday’s pre-tour reception.
"The Village Farm" - Handknit items, with an emphasis on natural fibers, many from local wool. Hats, scarves, socks, mittens, felted hats and bags. Handwoven rugs.
Linda Shinaman Handville, 13 Sayles Street, Alfred, NY 14802
(607) 331-7504
Directions: From Main Street in Alfred turn onto Terrace. At the top of the hill, turn left on Sayles. We are the 3rd house on the right (white with terra cotta roof).

Kathie Stedina

"Serendipities" - Hand quilted wall art, pillows and bags made with repurposed vintage textiles and trims. Handbuilt ceramic serving pieces and vessels pressed with locally gathered leaves.
Kathie Stedina, Suite 106, 175 North Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895
(585) 593-1265
Directions: The studio is inside the red brick building at the corner of North Main and West Pearl Streets in downtown Wellsville.