Global Citizens, Global Community

How big is your creative community? Our lives as fiber artists are woven together through a common thread of passion for color, texture, technique and purpose. This community  is bigger than you might think! Right now, around the world, people are weaving, spinning, knitting and crocheting! Thanks to the internet, we have more options than…

The Fabric of Our Lives

I wonder why we have such a love affair with fabric.  Is it that in some subconscious way it reminds us of the intertwining of our lives.  How we in some way are all interconnected; that the warp of our everyday lives is made whole by the greater weft connections of the bigger picture we live…

A Peace Corps Project That Became Life’s Calling

         While at the recent annual meeting of W.A.R.P. Weave a Real Peace ( www.weavearealpeace.org ) in Carefree, Arizona, I met Dorinda Dutcher, a fomer Peace Corp volunteer who is working with weavers in Bolivia.    Her amazing story of determination, compassion, hard work and devotion to the Quechua women in the Bolivian Andes touched my…