Get Crafty: Late Summer Flower Arranging

Posted By:  Lisa McGean
Date Posted:  8/31/2009

The Deschutes Public Library is pleased to announce a new craft series called “Get Crafty”.  Starting in August and running through December, library branches around the district will host craft demonstrations and workshops all taught by local crafter, Anita Tracy.  The second workshop, “Late Summer Flower Arranging” will be held on Wednesday, September 16th, at 1:00 p.m. at the La Pine Public Library, and then repeated on Wednesday, September 23rd at 1:00 p.m. at the Redmond Public Library.  This program is free and open to the public, but limited to 10 participants each.  Please register by calling Lisa McGean at 541-312-1034, or by registering online at

The “Late Summer Flower Arranging” workshop will be a hands-on class on using late summer flowers in your home.  Participants will take home tips, techniques, and an arrangement.

The rest of the workshops are as follows:

The Fall Centerpiece: October 7th, 6:30 p.m. in Bend

The Fall Centerpiece: October 7th, 1:00 p.m. in Sunriver

The Decorated Table: November 11th, 1:00 p.m. in Redmond

The Decorated Table: November 18th, 12 noon in Sisters

The Holiday Wreath: December 2nd, 6:30 p.m. Bend

All workshops require registration with the exception of “The Holiday Wreath”.

Bend resident Anita Tracy has a strong background in design.  She worked as a fashion designer for a chain of boutiques for several years, then as a floral designer for more than 20 years.  She is also a designer of decorator pillows utilizing antique textiles, handmade lace and fancy needle work from by-gone eras.  She has been the owner of a quilt gallery, a crafts gallery, and a home furnishings business.  Ms. Tracy currently works in her Bend studio with vintage textiles and also offers classes and the occasional tea party.

For questions about this or other library programs, or ADA information, please call or write Lisa McGean at or 541-312-1034. 

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