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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»

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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