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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»

Sculptural Knitting Workshop

August 28, 2013

In May, I attended a sculptural knitting workshop organized by the Maine Crafts Association. Haystack Mountain has a beautiful campus located on Sunset Point at the tip of Deer Isle  in Maine. Artists and craftspeople are completely surrounded by woods, studios and cabins, bordered by the Atlantic. At the close of Katharine Cobey’s knitting workshop,… Read More»

Freeform Quilting Workshop & Exhibit

August 19, 2013

This Spring, we held a workshop in freeform quilting, taught by artist Diane Langley of Westport Island. We used fabrics from our stashes with some trading among students. We used scissors instead of rotary cutters in order to be close to the work. And we began with squares and rectangles and added on. At the… Read More»

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