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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»

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»

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