“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»
Archives for August 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»
Summer excursions are not complete without a trip to the beach. Here we are at Reid State Park off Georgetown, Maine.
In July, I visited the 36th Annual Maine Quilts Show at the Augusta Civic Center. This is a huge display, organized by the Pine Tree Quilters Guild, with over 600 quilts, special exhibits, merchants mall, demonstrations, quilt appraisals, and workshops. Photos were permitted, so I present these details of quilts—a very small sampling of work… Read More»