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March 2014

Featured Artist: Kelly Agrue of Felting Sunshine

March 30, 2014
KA-FS Self Spinning

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
CL-UB Self

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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Featured Artist: Tammy McDow of Black Sheep Goods

March 9, 2014

Publisher’s Note:  Drive, passion and talent are three words that come to my mind when I think of this week’s featured artist, Tammy McDow of Black Sheep Goods.  While someone can learn the technical aspects of dyeing, carding, and spinning, determination and resilience are personality traits that you either have or you don’t.  As you […]

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March 1, 2014
SDTove Skolseg

Tove Skolseg, aka Bloggspinner, is the main reason I am spinning my own yarns.  When I first thought about learning to spin back in late 2007, I did a quick Google search for spinning in Norway and I found Tove’s blog www.bloggspinner.no . After seeing her wonderful artyarns I knew that I had to learn […]

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