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Fiber in Western Maine – Part I

July 16, 2018

aine Fiberarts is working on a new publication. “Learning Fiber Arts: A Guide to Maine Teaching Resources” will be an online and printed directory of the people and places throughout Maine that offer instruction in the fiber arts.  uring July, we toured Western Maine to find new places to add to our Learning Guide. We… 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»

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»

One Lupine Fiber Arts

August 21, 2013

We visited One Lupine Fiber Arts in Bangor to see the world created by owner Jodi Clayton. Jodi has a complete yarn shop downstairs and a gallery and boutique with finished work upstairs. She specializes in carrying work that is “Handmade in America”—including pottery, jewelry, fiber, baskets, apparel and more. She uses Maine- and New… Read More»

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