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Fiber in New York City

March 10, 2017

e took a four-day trip to New York City at the tail end of winter. First stop, Loop of the Loom uptown to do some Saori weaving. The shop is filled with small looms—both Saori and others—along with cotton, linen, wool and embellished yarns. Skeins and cones were either naturally-dyed, dyed using shades of indigo, or naturally-colored.… Read More»

Book Arts Bazaar

April 18, 2014

On the first truly warm day of this Spring, I headed for the Book Arts Bazaar at USM in Portland and found an explosion of goodness! Handmade papers, eco-dyed linens, small works of poetry, coptic bindings, marbled papers, hand-built tools, ivory crochet hooks—yes! even letterpress! Several rooms, no—many rooms were filled with vendors offering colorful,… Read More»

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