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Spa Knit & Spin 2014

May 19, 2014

In February, to kick the New Year off, fiber lovers from all over New England converged at Spa, the New England Textile Association’s spinning, knitting and fiber retreat held each year in Freeport. All major hotels and several B&B’s were booked solid. Events were held at The Hilton and at the Harraseeket Hotel and a… 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»

Fiber College Blogging Class

September 22, 2013

Fiber College represents several days of fiber-filled workshops, good food and fun at the Searsport Shores in Searsport, Maine. The event is always held the weekend after Labor Day, and this year, the weather was particularly glorious. For the second time, I took a class with photographer Gale Zucker who is an excellent instructor. This… Read More»

Georgetown Historical Society Fiber Exhibit

August 30, 2013

“With Hands and Hearts: The Threads of Our Island History,” is an exhibit at the Georgetown Historical Society now through October 12, 2013. “More than 100 years of handmade items that tell the stories of our island people,” according to the poster. It is so interesting that the community chose to show its history through… Read More»

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