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Boston in 48 Hours

May 12, 2016

On the first warm sunny weekend in May, we set off for a whirlwind textile tour of Boston. We wanted to see CraftBoston, sponsored by the Society of Arts and Crafts—“America’s oldest nonprofit arts organization”—and to spend a day or two in Cambridge. We needed to photograph an art piece friend Arlene Morris had sold to… Read More»

Shearing Day at Hatchtown Farm

April 10, 2016

Hatchtown Farm in Bristol, Maine, held its shearing early in April and several stalwart friends braved a very cold day to help with the harvest of wool. Farm owners Pam and Jim Child produce prize-winning Coopworth sheep and fleeces, and their friend and fellow shepherd Emily returned to the farm one more year to shear.… Read More»

Fiber Marketplace and Yarn Sellar

April 9, 2016

It was off to the town of York this Spring to take in a special event and a yarn shop. Carrie McKie, owner of The Yarn Sellar in York, Maine organizes the Fiber Marketplace currently in its third year. She had invited small fiber farm producers, artisan yarn dyers, specialty button vendors, and other fiber… Read More»

Travels to Rangeley

October 20, 2015

We’ve just returned from a trip to Rangeley, Maine, an area of lakes, mountains, moose and big skies. We visited Threads Galore Quilting Shop and toured the studio of Maine Fiberarts’ member Anne Walker (see a separate “Story” about her studio). The land and the lakes are so unique, we wanted to show you this… Read More»

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