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Archives for Fiber Art Masters

Susie Stephenson’s New Studio

July 14, 2016

Susie Stephenson is into fibers whole hog. She has been a rug hooker over many years known for her playful original designs, wild use of color, and reuse of woolen garments to provide materials. Her grandmother taught her to appreciate wool by taking out zippers, buttons and hems from old garments to reuse and it is a… Read More»

Getting Ready for Sew Class

January 22, 2016

During the past several winters, seamstress Barbara Taylor has been leading a garment sewing workshop for Maine Fiberarts. Barb uses commercial patterns to sew a wide variety of coats, jackets, vests, shirts and dresses, and always wears something chic when she comes to visit. She uses fabrics collected in her travels; her experience and knowledge gained over many years; and… Read More»

Knitting and Sunning at Haystack

August 27, 2014

This summer, I had the great fortune to serve as the Technical Assistant to Katharine Cobey’s knitting class. We were a group of about 16 intrepid knitters out to create our own designs while learning from the master. The weather was absolutely picture-perfect for the one week in August that we attended. Here are some… Read More»

Spa Knit & Spin 2014

May 19, 2014

In February, to kick the New Year off, fiber lovers from all over New England converged at Spa, the New England Textile Association’s spinning, knitting and fiber retreat held each year in Freeport. All major hotels and several B&B’s were booked solid. Events were held at The Hilton and at the Harraseeket Hotel and a… Read More»

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