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Featured Artist: Alet Tienpont of Textielwerk Wol en Zo

by The SpinArtiste on April 13, 2014

AT - SelfPublisher’s Notes:  Less than an hour from Amsterdam, in Ouwerkerk, is where you can find a fiber heaven on earth known as Textielwerk Wol en Zo and, the beautiful, smiling face of its owner, Alet Tienpont.   There are some people who’s kind, generous personalities help to make the world a smaller place in the best way and Alet is one of them.  A feature on Alet  has been long overdue, but at last, here we are!  Enjoy… [click to continue…]


Featured Artist: Debbie Johnson of Hampton Artistic Yarns and More!

April 6, 2014
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Publisher’s Notes:  Happy Weekend, Fiber Friends!  It’s Sunday and before the weekend gets away from me, I wanted to make sure to bring you this post about one of the wonderful fiberistas in my part of the world, Debbie Johnson of Hampton Artistic Yarns.  I really enjoyed working on Deb’s interview because it has all […]

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Featured Artist: Kelly Agrue of Felting Sunshine

March 30, 2014
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Publishers Note: I first met Kelly Agrue of Felting Sunshine a few years ago at the SWAY Guild’s Art Yarn Festival (coming up in just a few weeks!).  We ended up sitting together and had a great time chatting it up.  Then, the next year, we became accidental roommates which was a lot of fun […]

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March: Spinning in Scandinavia with Silja Devine – featured artist: Mia Dehmer

March 24, 2014

Mia Dehmer aka Vickevira is a Swedish fiber artist who has an amazing sence of color, design and how the two go together. I first discovered her on Facebook, where she posts pictures of her inspirations and fantastic hand spun yarns on her Vickevira page. Be sure to take at look at her amazingly even […]

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Featured Artiste: Christine Leconte of Utopik Baz’Art

March 16, 2014
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Publisher’s Note: For the first time, but certainly not the last, Spin Artiste turns its focus towards France to showcase the talents of the wonderful Christine Leconte of Utopik Baz’Art.  Christine has fallen in love with fiber and is creating beautiful free form pieces that dazzle the eyes! We are thankful to have Christine with us this week.   Spin Artiste […]

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Catching up with Karen Simpson from the Southwest Art Yarn (SWAY) Guild

March 13, 2014

Spin Artiste (SA):   Tell us about what it was like starting the guild a few years ago…Why?  How? Karen Simpson (KS):  As a spinner and weaver of many years (like over 28), I was “talked into” an art yarn workshop at Picasso’s Moon Yarn Shop , local to me.  WELL, I now can call myself a […]

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