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The Craftworkers’ Guild Opens the Spring Craft Shop, May 1–May 10 in Bedford

Friday, April 25, 2014

The Craftworkers’ Guild announces its Spring Craft Shop from Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 10, at the historic Kendall House in Bedford. Just in time for Mothers Day and graduation gifts, the seasonal shop will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The shop will be filled with arts and crafts from more than 60 artisans and craftspeople.

“Each year the shop offers a fresh look and new items as members continually expand and advance their products,” said Carol Davis, president of the Craftworkers’ Guild.

Spring arts and crafts range from floral arrangements, photography, fine art and prints, cards, pens, stained and fused glassware, fiber and fabric, knitted and sewn specialties, doll clothes, gourmet treats, jewelry, woodworking, and much more. Craftwork presented in the shop is juried by the Guild to maintain a high standard of unique, best quality offerings.

The Craftworkers’ Guild special Spring Fling Night will be Thursday, May 8, from 4-8 p.m. at the Kendall House, with treats and surprises for shoppers that evening. Special homemade goodies and gourmet items will be for sale the weekend of May 3 and May 10.

The Spring Craft Shop takes place in the Kendall House at 5 Meetinghouse Road, Bedford, just behind the Bedford Public Library. Parking is free and plentiful. Visit www.craftworkersguild.org or Facebook and Twitter at craftworkersguild for updates.

About the Craftworkers’ Guild

The Craftworkers’ Guild is one of the oldest craft organizations in New Hampshire. As a nonprofit organization, the Guild strives to bring together people who share an appreciation for handcrafts and fine art. Promoting excellence and fostering support for the development of its members as skilled and successful artisans and craftspeople remains the Guild purpose. Members are drawn to this opportunity to network and help enhance the understanding and enjoyment of arts and crafts in the community and region. Seasonal shop events take place three times a year –in the spring, fall and holiday seasons. The Guild participates in other community events throughout the year as well, and as a member of New Hampshire Made, participates in the annual November Open Doors weekend. A portion of the shop proceeds benefits the Guild’s education fund, which offers programs open to the public, and provides grants to public schools for arts and crafts programs that enrich the curriculum.

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