"KIVER UP, HIT'S GOIN' TO BE COLD TONITE."
(AN OLD APPALACHIAN SAYING)
Pine Cone Bloom
FLAX TO LINEN
Hackled flax, Handspun linen, Handwoven linen
SILK WORM TO SILK FABRIC
Bombyx mori silk worm and silk cocoons
I am a traditional pattern weaver who specializes in the weaving of coverlets and the processing of the flax plant to linen cloth. I have raised silk worms for the past 28 years and process silk cocoons to silk fabric.
Recent Presentations and Teaching:
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts,
Snowfarm, The New England Craft Program
John C. Campbell Folk School
Penland School of Arts and Crafts, The National Museum of the American Coverlet
Southeastern Fiber Forum 2019