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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»

Maine Quilts Show 2013

August 28, 2013

In July, I visited the 36th Annual Maine Quilts Show at the Augusta Civic Center. This is a huge display, organized by the Pine Tree Quilters Guild, with over 600 quilts, special exhibits, merchants mall, demonstrations, quilt appraisals, and workshops. Photos were permitted, so I present these details of quilts—a very small sampling of work… Read More»

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