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Archives for weaving

Maine Woolens: American Textile Manufacturing

August 28, 2017

As part of our programming about Maine textile history this past summer, we hosted an exhibition; a series of lectures about silk and textile mills; a walk along Main Street, Brunswick; and a tour. For the tour, we gathered at the Brunswick textile manufacturing firm, Maine Woolens, and were guided by Vice President Raymond Boshold.… Read More»

Fiber in New York City

March 10, 2017

e took a four-day trip to New York City at the tail end of winter. First stop, Loop of the Loom uptown to do some Saori weaving. The shop is filled with small looms—both Saori and others—along with cotton, linen, wool and embellished yarns. Skeins and cones were either naturally-dyed, dyed using shades of indigo, or naturally-colored.… Read More»

Making it

February 2, 2015

Don’t be too jealous of this fiber artist! I visited her in her woodland weaving studio, just a few miles outside of Port Townsend, my new home town, to learn more about her work.Terry Reitz is a hand weaver par excellence hailing from Minneapolis (among other places) after doing graduate study in weaving design and… Read More»

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