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
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All of these artisan name links, take you to the artist info on this page.
LAURIE JEANNE 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! I make colorful stuffed animals and animal shaped hats for newborns up to adult sizes. My hats are bears, pigs, cats, dogs, chickens, ducks, penguins and more. I also have small Santas that can sit on your tree or shelf. Great presents for teachers!
Laurie Johnson, Wellsville, NY 14895
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.
"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. I invite you to stop in and see my new studio - a separate building next to my house. There you will find a variety of quilted items, wool penny rugs, 3 dimensional fiber art flowers, owls, fabric owls and more.
Sue Johnson, 3271 Proctor Road, Wellsville, NY 14895
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 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
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.
LINDA SHINAMAN HANDVILLE
"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
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).