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Teapots and Textiles at Meryl Ruth’s Studio

September 13, 2016

Arlene and I visited the studio of Cumberland artist Meryl Ruth in September to prepare for her solo show at Maine Fiberarts. We were able to walk through her home, see her working spaces, and choose artwork. We loved it all, and ended up taking almost everything we could. Whimsically-designed ceramic teapots are found throughout her home, along… Read More»

The Colorful World of Natasha Kempers-Cullen

August 25, 2015

Natasha Kempers-Cullen is an artist whose work features her hand painted and printed fabric. These fabrics are cut and torn into pieces she incorporates into collage compositions which become art quilts and other works for the wall. Oftentimes, the quilts will have lots and lots of stitching, beading, and other embellishments. This artist loves color!… Read More»

Fiber at Common Ground Fair

September 27, 2014

There is so much fiber at the Common Ground Fair held in Unity each September and sponsored by the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association. Fleece Tent, Wednesday Spinners, vendors selling handspun yarn and yarn transformed from their flocks, knitted sweaters, handwoven baskets, knitted socks—there is so much to see. This year, the weather was… Read More»

Touring Norway, Maine

May 21, 2014

This Spring, we headed out to Norway to visit some Golden Retriever puppies, but also to see fiber! We stopped at Quiltessentials in Auburn along the way—a treasure trove of fabrics, yarns, quilting supplies and books. I purchased the pinecone batik fabric to sew into a Spring blouse. Then it was on to the puppies… Read More»

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