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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»

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»

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»

Sculptural Knitting Workshop

August 28, 2013

In May, I attended a sculptural knitting workshop organized by the Maine Crafts Association. Haystack Mountain has a beautiful campus located on Sunset Point at the tip of Deer Isle  in Maine. Artists and craftspeople are completely surrounded by woods, studios and cabins, bordered by the Atlantic. At the close of Katharine Cobey’s knitting workshop,… Read More»

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