Falling for Fall Arts & Crafts Show
Sep
16
to Sep 17

Falling for Fall Arts & Crafts Show

  • Bull Run Regional Park - Special Events Center (map)
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As the last days of summer drift and the early notes of autumn begin, it’s a perfect day to be outdoors, browsing among delightful handmade arts and crafts at their best. What will you discover? Something unique, for that special someone. 

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 10:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 10:00am - 5:00pm

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Indigo Lion Pause: Dye, Bead, + Thread
Jul
20
6:30pm 6:30pm

Indigo Lion Pause: Dye, Bead, + Thread

  • Studio Pause (at Rinker Community Center at Gates of Ballston) (map)
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This time we’ll be taking a glimpse behind the scenes in Laos with their natural dying process, the unique inlay bead weaving technique of the Katu, and the magical finger work in the supplementary weft weaving of the Tai Dam. Join us for the first time or join us again to pause for writing and conversation, inspired by handmade. 

What happens when you hold handmade craft in your hands? What will it inspire you to write?

In collaboration with Studio Pause.  Click on the view event button to find out more and sign up!

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Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Summer Fair
Jul
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Summer Fair

Sunday afternoons out and about, searching for coolness and something different in a summer afternoon. And there it is, an outdoor arts and crafts fair. Browsing, strolling, you discover something special just for you, from our ethically sourced textile accessories and home accents from Laos, Myanmar, and Cambodia. See you there! 

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Indigo Lion Pause: Explore Tai Lue Textiles from Laos
Jun
22
6:30pm 6:30pm

Indigo Lion Pause: Explore Tai Lue Textiles from Laos

  • Studio Pause (at Rinker Community Center at Gates of Ballston) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We're starting up again with our new collection, focusing on the extraordinary textiles from the Tai Lue ethnic group from Laos! Join us for the first time or join us again to pause for writing and conversation, inspired by handmade.  

What happens when you hold handmade craft in your hands? What will it inspire you to write?

In collaboration with Studio Pause.  Click on the view event button to find out more and sign up!

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Indigo Lion Pause: Book Launch Reception
May
18
6:30pm 6:30pm

Indigo Lion Pause: Book Launch Reception

Last fall twenty-two of us paused together to hold handmade craft and write. We discovered our inner prose and glimpsed into another part of the globe. Now it all comes together in a collection of the inspired writings and many photos in the book, Curating Beautiful Conversations: what happens when you hold handmade craft in your hands?

Join us for a gathering of readings, new photos and videos, and find out what happened when we shared a draft of the book with artisan enterprises and weavers on Indigo Lion's recent trip back to Cambodia and Laos.

Book specifications: 8'x10', 45 pages, softcover, full color printing. Get your copy of the book at the event. All writers get a discount! 

Handmade textiles accessories and accents from Cambodia, Laos, and Myanmar that inspired the writings will also be available for purchase.

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