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Archives for Fiber Workshops

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»

Fiber College Blogging Class

September 22, 2013

Fiber College represents several days of fiber-filled workshops, good food and fun at the Searsport Shores in Searsport, Maine. The event is always held the weekend after Labor Day, and this year, the weather was particularly glorious. For the second time, I took a class with photographer Gale Zucker who is an excellent instructor. This… Read More»

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