“Amazing” Grace Foster

“Amazing” Grace Foster

Grace Foster was just as important to the beginning of the Community Craft Center as was Sara Starr. Grace joined the Peace Corp to set up a cottage sewing industry in Central America in the late 1960s and when she returned, she began a job with  Anderson County...
In the Woodshop – A Plan is A Place to Start

In the Woodshop – A Plan is A Place to Start

The title of this blog just happens to be one of my wife’s favorite sayings. As I’ve learned from her, it’s also one of life’s most useful maxims for maintaining sanity and perspective in our everyday endeavors. Having a plan gives us a sound foundation to move from...
Off the Woven Path

Off the Woven Path

One of the challenges we’ve faced in 2020 is incorporating the “new normal” into our day-to-day lives. At the Appalachian Arts Craft Center (AACC), our unique approach in these challenging times includes creating fun within our community with safe hands-on,...