Are you a fiber enthusiast... a fiber geek like me?
Do you want to create textile arts with exquisite fibers like cashmere, silk, and qiviut?
Learn how to spin your own custom yarns with textures like angora and mohair...
While enjoying rich colors inspired by nature.
Have you ever thought I wish I had a custom yarn specifically designed for this project?
Or if only I could get it in this color...
Maybe a favorite animal has given you a gorgeous fleece or fibers. You wonder what to do with it. How do you even begin to transform it into a treasured keepsake?
Possibly you happened upon a gorgeous flower when wonderment struck. What could this become?
Whether you are brand new to making with textiles or you've been crafting for years.
You, too, can experience the joyful process of transforming fiber into finished projects and create gifts you'll be proud to share with family and friends.
There are no limits to your creations when you understand fiber structure and learn the ancient craft of hand spinning. You can make eye-dazzling wearable fiber arts sure to be a conversation starter anywhere you go.
Maybe you'd like to explore needle or wet felting, crocheting, or one of the many paths of weaving. All these textile crafts start with fiber.
Hi, I'm Brenda.
I'm a maker, teacher, and writer.
And I wish we were meeting face-to-face right now!
If we were, I'd hand you a big 'ole steamy mug of your favorite beverage, and as the scent wafts, maybe you'd start feeling all hygge: you know that trendy word for a comfortable feeling of wellness and contentment.
That's how I feel when sharing my passion for fiber arts, textile crafts, and teaching enthusiasts like you.
When not surrounded by my fiber arts community in a "Sit-n-Spin" circle demonstrating somewhere, you'll likely find me working on a project, researching, and writing about something fibery.
My work is about making a positive difference.
In other's lives with textile crafts and fiber art. And it includes collaborating with small growers, indie dyers, and craftspeople, providing our community with tools and equipment to support our work.
It's about people.
I love meeting others and sharing my techniques for processing fiber into finished products with existing and soon-to-be fiber friends. There is a true joy in experiencing the ah-ha moments of discovery for the first time. It's like a journey where we all gain from each other in our educational classes.
Whatever your story is that has brought you here, I can't wait to hear it. Welcome to the studio!