AACC Best Sellers: Karen Briggs 

AACC Best Sellers: Karen Briggs 

Note to Readers: This is installment #2 of a 3-part series highlighting some of the center’s top selling artists, exploring why their works are attractive to our patrons, and revealing their offerings of advice for fellow and new artists. “Perseverance” is one lesson...
The First Crafters and a New Home

The First Crafters and a New Home

The seeds of the Center were planted by Sara Starr and Grace Foster, but it germinated when the first members joined and became involved. Tillie Webster was one of the first crafters to participate in Sara Starr’s crochet lessons. She had learned to crochet from her...
“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...
For the Souls and for the Pocketbooks

For the Souls and for the Pocketbooks

Over the next few weeks we will be sharing stories on the early history of the Center by drawing on stories from long-time members and earlier-written articles by Lee Billips. We hope you enjoy learning about how the Community Craft Co-op evolved into the Appalachian...

Let’s Get Cookin’

The Fundraising Committee is gathering our Members’ favorite recipes for an AACC cookbook! The cookbook will feature the following categories: Appetizers & BeveragesBreads & Rolls Soups & Salads Desserts Vegetables & Side DishesCookies & CandyMain...