Asheboro, NC - The Randolph Arts Guild (RAG) will host a "Cards & Cookies" Valentine's Day Workshop on Saturday, February 8th.  Participants will make valentines utilizing a variety of RAG’s inventory of decorative papers & crafty supplies to create their own very special cards.  Participants will also decorate cookies to take home and share with loved ones.  This class is lead by instructor Karen McFetters.  Pre-enrollment is not available for this class.  Projects will be made on a first come, first serve basis while supplies last.  Cards & Cookies costs $5 per person.  Interested parties may drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and plan on staying for at least 40 minutes.  The workshop takes place in the Moring Arts Center located at 123 Sunset Avenue in downtown Asheboro.  This class is designed for school aged children.  However parents and anyone interested in making artful cards and cookies are welcome to attend.  For more information please contact the Randolph Arts Guild at (336) 629-0399. 



Karen McFetters is known for her ability to inspire anyone.  She has always creatively made use of her hands.  She was making scarves in 2nd grade and graduated to sweaters by the 5th grade.  And she has been knitting ever since.  Even now, her granddaughter enjoys Karen’s (or “Nee-Nee’s”) scarves, hairbows, and the child is even learning to knit herself.   Karen has a gift in sharing her time-honored nimble hands and simply enjoys teaching others to make items for themselves.  She has taught a Ukranian Pysanky Egg decorating classes in the past at the Randolph Arts Guild along with other heritage craft-based projects.  She served as the organizer for the Heritage Village at the 2013 Asheboro Fall Festival.  The village featured a variety of artisans and craftspeople whom demonstrated their abilities on-site.  And Karen continues to knit.  She leads a knitting group at the Guild that meets twice a week.