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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»

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»

Biddeford Field Trip

August 20, 2015

Our Field Trip to Biddeford in late August was very fun. We started at Saco River Dyehouse, then visited Suger across the street, Biscuits & Company, and Angelrox. Read on for a fiber photo journey you can take, too. Saco River Dyehouse The team at Saco River Dyehouse welcomed us, split our group into three, and… Read More»

A visit to South Street Linen

April 4, 2015

Have you been? South Street Linen, located in Portland, is run by three artists who came together around a love of painting, printmaking and designing—Lynn Krauss, Mary Ruth Hedstrom, and Jane Ryan. In November of 2011, they decided to combine their skills for designing, silk screening, and sewing to create a line of linen clothing—skirts,… Read More»

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