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Archives for 2013

Fiber College Blogging Class

September 22, 2013

Fiber College represents several days of fiber-filled workshops, good food and fun at the Searsport Shores in Searsport, Maine. The event is always held the weekend after Labor Day, and this year, the weather was particularly glorious. For the second time, I took a class with photographer Gale Zucker who is an excellent instructor. This… Read More»

Fiber on the Western Front

September 19, 2013

The sheep may be a little different in Western Washington where I live now, but the fiber people are the same. I visited three of the 24 farms in Jefferson County on the 11th annual Farm Tour which was  promoted by the Washington State University Extension in this county. Six of these farms were open… Read More»

Georgetown Historical Society Fiber Exhibit

August 30, 2013

“With Hands and Hearts: The Threads of Our Island History,” is an exhibit at the Georgetown Historical Society now through October 12, 2013. “More than 100 years of handmade items that tell the stories of our island people,” according to the poster. It is so interesting that the community chose to show its history through… Read More»

Sculptural Knitting Workshop

August 28, 2013

In May, I attended a sculptural knitting workshop organized by the Maine Crafts Association. Haystack Mountain has a beautiful campus located on Sunset Point at the tip of Deer Isle  in Maine. Artists and craftspeople are completely surrounded by woods, studios and cabins, bordered by the Atlantic. At the close of Katharine Cobey’s knitting workshop,… Read More»

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