Author Archives: jax1215

About jax1215

I'm the host of Carolina Crafting. I've been a crafter most of my life. I've worked in theatre and television production. I live in the beautiful mountains of North Carolina, 2 hours away from anywhere.

Fall 2014

So much has been going on since my last post. (I know it’s been a while) September 12 was my 6th anniversary or Carolina Crafting. I had been doing podcast for several months before I found my first little shop … Continue reading

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Easter Craft

Spring has finally arrived !!! It’s been a long winter here in the mountains of Western North Carolina. Just this last week the trees have started to fill out and flowers bloom. Easter is this coming weekend. I don’t do … Continue reading

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Quilting

Quilting is really popular in this neck of the woods. I’ve done several shows featuring some of the artists. I’m not a quilter, I don’t have the patience. (I need instant results) But I really appreciate those who do quilt. Bless … Continue reading

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Snowed In

Just like most the country, I’m snowed in. Having grown up in Florida, this is still fun. I’m sure, one day, I will get tired of it but for now I just love the way the world looks when it … Continue reading

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Cabin Fever, 2014

Just like the rest of the country, western North Carolina has been cold and snowy. I grew up in Florida so I have no idea how to drive on ice and snow. (and too old to learn) So I have … Continue reading

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What Are They Up to Now

The only show I did not host was Pat Siler’s pottery show. (September, 21, 2009) I have been a fan of Pat’s work for years and was lucky enough to carry her line in my craft shop while I was … Continue reading

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Little Blessings

Right before Christmas I started carrying a line of small watercolor cards/magnets. I love the simplicity of these cards. Toni Kender is the artist and her story is so heart warming. This is her story: Little blessings from the heart … Continue reading

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2014

As usual I’m running late on my New Year’s resolutions. I plan on posting more often. I don’t have ready access to a cameraman anymore so I’ve decided just to post with photos. I want to do a “What are … Continue reading

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Bloggers

When I blog I never know who reads what I wrote. I know that there are many blogs I read that I never leave a comment so they have no idea I was even there. But once in awhile I … Continue reading

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Crafting Frenzy

Craft supplies are flying everywhere this morning. I have four projects going. All winter I have sat around in a funk, not crafting anything. woke up this morning full of ideas and some ambition. I’m working on plant pokes, catnip … Continue reading

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