Martha Ellis
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Nob Hill Fabrics June Classes for Fiber & Sewing Lovers

Nob Hill Fabrics, the Duke City's newest independent fabric store, and a very welcome addition, has a full array of classes available to expand your creative knowledge, or even just learn how to sew…Continue

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Started Jun 3, 2011

 

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Martha Ellis replied to RiRiSynCyr's discussion holiday crafts & projects in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"Thanks RiRi. I find it interesting that the site never notified me back on that. And when I tried to send you a message a long while ago, I couldn't get in. So I guess I can. I had wanted to tell you that I find your other career, burlesque,…"
Nov 3, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to RiRiSynCyr's discussion holiday crafts & projects in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"Why do you have to stick to holiday themed gifts. If you are making things for holiday decor around the home, that's one thing, but gifts can also be for "year round" use--jewelry, paintings, pillows, even clothing which you…"
Nov 3, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to Jesse Lu Bain's discussion Help a new girl out w/ Craft Resources in ABQ in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"Hi. Go on to Etsy and up on the top bar where it says community, in the drop down menu under it there are 4 choices. Choose "team" taking you to a main team page and then type in New Mexy Etsy. Explore what is there a bit. It is also on FB…"
Jul 26, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to Jesse Lu Bain's discussion Help a new girl out w/ Craft Resources in ABQ in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"Village Wools for weaving, looms, etc. N.M. Clay is the biggest in the state, both retail & wholesale and they also can fire for you; that's the ceramics supplier. We used to have a great discount fabric store in Santa Fe, Bonanza fabrics,…"
Jul 26, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to LaGuera's discussion Ban Fireworks in NM!
"Hey, my Dad used to smuggle firecrackers and a few cherry bombs back from our trip to Mexico every year. I lived in Long Beach. Illegal--yes. Used safely & carefully by Dad on just that one night. But here's the thing, we also knew our…"
Jun 28, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to LaGuera's discussion Ban Fireworks in NM!
"If I remember correctly, we've had clamp downs and bans, etc. in ABQ, especially after our 2 big bosque fires 7 or so years ago. The first one was started by kids playing with fireworks. That is my biggest fear--unsupervised kids playing with…"
Jun 28, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to Meredith S.'s discussion No more Rail Runner Service on WEEKENDS?
"If the Gov. had a brain she'd realize that weekend service should not be stopped, but expanded, at least in terms of hours the train runs on weekends. Obviously, a huge boon to tourism and now it seems, not during Balloon Fiesta when so many…"
Jun 18, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to nancy's discussion New yarn store in town! in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"Hey, great that they filmed in the store for the In Plain Sight episode this past Sunday. I had recently been in the store with a crocheter friend (I'm a sewer) and recognized it immediately. I may be that sewer, but I recognize a well…"
Jun 14, 2011
Martha Ellis replied to Loryn Udell's discussion New Store that Sells Local, Handmade Crafts! in the group Craftacular Albuquerque
"I was in the store a few weeks ago and it really is wonderful. Besides some great locally made craft work, they have a wonderful selection of vintage clothing. If I had the money right now, there are several pieces I'd rush right in and buy.…"
Jun 9, 2011
Martha Ellis added a discussion to the group Craftacular Albuquerque
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Nob Hill Fabrics: New Fabric Store & Classes

Nob Hill Fabrics is a new, independent fabric store (only a few months old) located on the corner of Solano & Central S.E., just 2 blocks east of Carlisle. Liz Frank, the owner, is getting new fabrics in all the time. I'm particularly excited about her new rayons and their prices! Liz has been gracious enough to offer some of us the opportunity to offer classes and this month (June) there is a full slate including fitting, bodice making, a series for teens who want to learn to sew, a rug…See More
Jun 3, 2011
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Nob Hill Fabrics June Classes for Fiber & Sewing Lovers

Nob Hill Fabrics, the Duke City's newest independent fabric store, and a very welcome addition, has a full array of classes available to expand your creative knowledge, or even just learn how to sew because you know you've always wanted to. Owner Liz Frank also has a growing array of unique fabrics to choose from. I'm excited about the new rayons. To find out more about Nob Hill Fabrics and this month's classes and how to sign up for one (or more) of them just go to nobhillfabrics. com. Better…See More
Jun 3, 2011
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Craftacular Albuquerque

Do you sew, bead, weave, knit, scrapbook, decoupage, or otherwise create spectacular things? This group is for anyone who has a passion for all things crafty. Come here to share ideas, sources, ask for inspiration - anything!See More
May 27, 2011
Martha Ellis is now a member of Duke City Fix
May 26, 2011

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Where I Live:
North Valley
About Me:
craft artisan, craft, sewing & surface design teacher. Member of Dept. on Aging Over 50 Job Club. Two stores on Etsy.com: Nuevomexcelente & Wear Your Passion. Proud cat mom to 5 of the little furballs.
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
All the activities available, living near horses, Farmers's Markets, environmentalism, and how nice we all seem to be
What I'm Reading:
Write Down Your Soul, The Science of Mind, Lies Chelsea Handler Told Me, Loaded, Keith Richardson bio.

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