FEATURED ARTISAN / BARABARA HOLBROOK  Barbara Holbrook can recall the very first item she ever crocheted. The piece is a round white and red rug, using a single-stitch crochet. It is made from nylon material. As she laughs, she says it is ‘a little puckered.’ Barbara still...

'Round the Mountain Featured Artisan Walter Shroyer   There is a certain peace about starting the morning with steam lifting from a hot cup of coffee with a view of the Southwest Virginia mountains. The creations Walter Shroyer has been crafting for decades comes from the love he has...

'Round the Mountain Featured Artisan Tim Burke Tim Burke has nearly three decades of experience honing his craft of hand-sculpted glass sculptures. This fall, one of those designs that might be more prominent is his hand-blown pumpkin collection. “Glass is a perfect medium for rendering organic forms,” Burke...