The Fiber Art Studio & Work of Andrea Noeske-Porada

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Through the past 10 years, I have taken felting and fiber art classes from some pretty amazing artists-Robin Russo, Neysa Russo, Jean Gauger, Inge Bauer, Katia Mokeyeva, and Andrea Noeske-Porada. Each of these artists generously opened their studios, knowledge, and lives up to their students. Not only did they share their technical skill, but also that space within themselves that … Read More

Farm & Fiber Art Retreat

Last week I had the joy of hosting a woman from Canada who wanted a private farm and fiber art retreat. She had been felting for a few months- exploring on her own and discovering the delight in working with wool. She wanted to move her skill to the next level, learning new surface design techniques and the use of … Read More

An Interview with Hanna Maciejewska-Knitwear Designer

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Many times I have wished that I was blessed with the ability to design my own knitting patterns. Sometimes, I find it difficult to find just the right pattern for my yarn. Last year, I began searching through patterns on Ravelry for one suitable for my Gotland yarn, and came across Hanna Maciejewska, a knitwear designer in Poland. Hanna incorporates delicate … Read More

Stress Free Knitting

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  At last, all my Christmas knitting is done! (more on that to come) My reward-to enjoy some stress free knitting with our Gotland yarn! Last winter, I knit a handful of hats to take to festivals to showcase our yarn. Throughout the course of the year, all of my hats sold. Our Chore Time Bobble Hat, sold the most … Read More

Shepherds and the Fiber of Our Being

Not long ago, I became a member of the Northeast Felt Maker’s Guild. They recently put out a “call to artist” for their upcoming collaborative exhibition. This year, the exhibition is titled, The Fiber of Our Being. …As felters we work the wool with every fiber of our being. There is a direct connection from our fingertips to our medium … Read More

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