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Visiting a Washington Lavender Farm

June 30, 2014

What is this fascination with Lavender so many people have? I remember the soap from my high school days, what was it called…Yardley English Lavender. And it is still for sale, these days all over the internet. But what I visited today was not Yardley and not English, it was a certified organic lavender farm in… 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»

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»

Hooked Rugs at Savory Maine

May 15, 2014

This past March, students and friends of Diane Langley showed their work at the bright sunny Savory Maine Restaurant in Damariscotta. Owner Grace Goldberg shows artwork regularly and has a fondness for fiber. Diane Langley, the show’s curator, is an artist and teacher who works from her Westport Island studio/home where she offers rug hooking classes and hosts… Read More»

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