Friday, August 12, 2011

Fiber Arts Workshop

Shanna Robinson, teacher at North Central Michigan College, and ISLAND Hill House artist in residence Katie Vota lead last weekend's Fiber Arts Workshop at the Dhaseleer Events Barn.

The indigo dyed fabrics and yarns hanging to dry

Katie helping Brad dye his overalls

We had a great time!

Yarn from Stonehedge Fiber Mill soaking in dye made from locally harvested plants

Shanna putting yarn in the pot to soak

You can read about Katie's experiences at the Hill House on her blog, A Different Space. Katie is on her way to Peru on a Fullbright Scholarship to work with local communities in fiber arts.

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