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Great Scot! It’s Tartans and Plaids!

“I’ll take Category 1 for $400,” and answers in the the form of a question were things you would have heard during Mary Stichter’s interactive Jeopardy-style program on tartans and plaids. The friendly competition resulted in chocolates for correct answers … Continue reading

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Upcycling and Repurposing with Fiber Arts

What do you do with clothing and other fabric items you no longer need? If you are an average American, those items could amount to seventy or eighty pounds per year! Our March program presenters shared ways we can repurpose … Continue reading

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The Joy of Basketry

Twenty-five years ago Maribeth Woolsey thought it would be fun to make a basket, took a class, and never stopped. She shared some of her baskets with us during  our February program. Baskets come in all shapes and sizes and … Continue reading

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Be Friends with Wool

If there was just one thing Ellen Sakornbut wanted us to remember about her January program it was this: RELAX! It’s just wool. It’s not rocket science or brain surgery. Don’t be intimidated by wool. However, getting to know wool takes … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week with Sarah Jane: Part Three of Three

After stops in Iceland, England, and the Orkneys, Sarah boarded the ferry that would take her to the Shetland Islands and Shetland Wool Week. Shetland Wool Week is a festival celebrating Britain’s most northerly native sheep. Shetland sheep were likely … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week with Sarah Jane: Part Two of Three

For the next part of her trip, Sarah boarded a huge ferry in Aberdeen, Scotland, which took her to the Orkney Islands. Where in the world are the Orkney Islands? You can see on the map above, the Orkneys, along … Continue reading

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Shetland Wool Week with Sarah Jane: Part One of Three

Our very own Sarah Jane Humke is a skilled spinner and knitter with a love of all things lace. She is also a sheep aficionado, an interest that was strengthened during the several years she lived in England. While there, … Continue reading

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