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June 2011

Featured Artist: Katja Bruells of Arresting Yarn

June 29, 2011

Publisher’s Notes:  One of the true joys of publishing Spin Artiste is the continual discovery of artists pushing fiber art into new and different directions.  Tonight we are going to take a look at the work of Katja Bruells of Arresting Yarn:  an artist who is definitely looking at what can be done with textured […]

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Featured Artist: Melissa Yoder Ricks of Wild Hare Fiber Studio

June 22, 2011

Publisher’s Notes:  Tonight I have the pleasure of featuring the words and works of Melissa Yoder Ricks of Wild Hare Fiber Studio and I believe you will see why Melissa strikes me as an MVP Fiber Artist!  Melissa can do it all and does it well.  Enjoy! Spin Artiste (SA):  Hi Melissa!  Nice to have […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: Post International Yarnbombing Day Thoughts by Streetcolor Art

June 19, 2011

Wow…it’s hard to believe that already a week has passed since last Saturday’s 1st International Yarnbombing Day!  In the wake of the event, yarn bomber and hand spinner, Streetcolor Art, shares her impressions of her experience along with some photos of her contribution to the day. From Streetcolor Art: 1.  I am amazed  that one […]

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Featured Artist: Monica Thompson of Just Ducky Hand Spun Yarn

June 15, 2011

Publisher’s Notes: Tonight we are going to take a look at the creative talents of Monica Thompson of Just Ducky Hand Spun Yarn. Monica is a member of our friends at the Fiber Indie eXperience Co-op and truly reminds me of an old word artisan. I think you will enjoy taking a peek behind the […]

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Special Sunday Night Edition: The Mannings Annual Spinning Seminar and the F.I.X. Co-op Giveaway Winner!

June 12, 2011

Even though the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival was just a month ago, it seems like a long time ago…such is the nature of passion — you can never get enough of what you love! I was supposed to be at Camp Pluckyfluff this weekend at Picasso’s Moon Yarn Shop , but demands from the […]

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Featured Artist: Streetcolor Art

June 9, 2011

Publisher’s Notes: Tonight I start with a confession. Yes, I dye fibers. Yes, I spin. Yes, I knit a lot and even felt a little. But, I’m coming out to the world that I also yarn bomb. The reason why I kept my yarn bombing activity quiet in the fiber community is because of my […]

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