2018 FALL FESTIVAL
GAYLE HALLIN (map #63)
The nuno-felting process is used with silk fabric and roving of wool and silk to create scarves with a sculpted-stained glass effect. Felted fiber strips are hand stitched into button-flowers.
parvaneh eshghieh (map #44)
Hand-loomed, knitted wearable art using the finest cotton and rayon yarns. Hand-painted using thickened reactive dye and fine droppers & brushes to create one of a kind designs.
barbara geurink (map #38)
Eau Claire, WI
I handweave functional goods for personal fashion and interiors. The use of color is my main focus. This plus embellishments of beading, quilting and appliqué makes these design originals stand out.
jeanne weymouth (map #17)
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
I deconstruct, then reconstruct recycled clothing and create one-of-a-kind wearable art garments.
Sue Soenen (map #23)
New Hampton, IA
I use traditional techniques of twining, twill, 3 rod wale to create useful, decorative rattan reed baskets. Reed is easily dyed and I especially love weaving with bright colors.
patti berg (map #92)
I custom design women's hats for all seasons. I do all the cutting and sewing and employ many techniques, some old some new. All of my hats are heirloom quality and are for all seasons and all women.
jane evenstad & ginger Herbst (map #50)
Sisters create, design, and hand knit wool felted hats. Wearable art created with vintage jewelry, needle felting, and buttons. No two hats are the same.
julie arthur (map #59)
Hand woven pieces, inspired from natural surroundings, created on floor looms. Pieces are made from natural materials: cotton, rayon, bamboo or wool. Most materials are hand dyed or hand spun.
mariella terbeest-schladweiler & Char TerBeest-Kudla (map #68)
I design and create upholstery fabric handbags. I start with a sketch and then draft a pattern. I work with color, pattern, and a combination of fabrics which develops a unique look to the handbag.
cindy brown (map #71)
I weave rugs on a floor loom using 100% recycled fabric (old wool blankets, clothing, bedding, etc.). All rugs are machine wash and dry.
Deborah Caserotti (map #103)
Batik & hand dyed fabrics; backgrounds are color crayon shaded by heat setting with an iron; free arm technique machine embroidered trees, flowers, bushes; embellished with beads, rock chips, buttons.
Dawnette Davis (map #81)
Grand Rapids, MN
Artist designed & created one of a kind, hand dyed silk wearables including scarves, shawls, wrist wraps & cover ups using over-dyeing techniques with natural & silk dyes. Also hand felted wearables.
william & Linda Sumner (map #86)
Using wool, fiber, handmade paper, sticks, stones, metal, sea glass & beads, the dyed needle-felted wool is layered into nature-inspired 2D textured art.
Susan Legner (map #5)
Quilting is truly a creative & enjoyable art form that allows me to use fantastic fabric & fabulous colors to create my unique quilted works of art.
bobbi Hoppman (map #109)
Mendota Heights, MN
My work consists of hand knit and hand felted one of a kind accessories including hats, shawls, and scarves. I use the finest wools and silks in creating these items.
Jeri Olson-McCoy (Map #30)
St. Cloud, MN
I weave with mostly natural fibers creating functional and nonfunctional pieces using a variety of techniques. Occasionally using wire and misc found objects