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Fiber in Western Maine – Part II

July 20, 2018

ontinuing our journey through Western Maine to learn of teaching resources for our new Learning Guide, we left Rangeley and made our way back towards Maine Fiberarts in Topsham with several stops along the way.  First up, was a relatively new fabric store in Phillips, Maine, just 30 minutes south of Rangeley—Dark Star Fabrics. Here… Read More»

Fiber in Western Maine – Part I

July 16, 2018

aine Fiberarts is working on a new publication. “Learning Fiber Arts: A Guide to Maine Teaching Resources” will be an online and printed directory of the people and places throughout Maine that offer instruction in the fiber arts.  uring July, we toured Western Maine to find new places to add to our Learning Guide. We… Read More»

Traveling our Fiber Arts Mini Tour

September 22, 2017

In August, several of us spent three days traveling along Maine’s midcoast using Maine Fiberarts’ newly-printed Fiber Arts Mini Tour. This is what we saw and did: First, we toured the art collection of Steven Stern and Arlene Morris at their home in Brunswick. This includes contemporary art, fine craft, paintings, sculpture, antiques, textiles and… Read More»

Maine Woolens: American Textile Manufacturing

August 28, 2017

As part of our programming about Maine textile history this past summer, we hosted an exhibition; a series of lectures about silk and textile mills; a walk along Main Street, Brunswick; and a tour. For the tour, we gathered at the Brunswick textile manufacturing firm, Maine Woolens, and were guided by Vice President Raymond Boshold.… Read More»

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