2018 FALL FESTIVAL

FIBER ARTISTS

 

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GAYLE HALLIN (map #63)

Minnetonka, MN

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.


 

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parvaneh eshghieh (map #44)

Fargo, ND

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.


 

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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.


 

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jeanne weymouth (map #17)

Wisconsin Rapids, WI

I deconstruct, then reconstruct recycled clothing and create one-of-a-kind wearable art garments.


 

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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.


 

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patti berg (map #92)

Embarrass, MN

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.


 

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jane evenstad & ginger Herbst (map #50)

Davenport, IA

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.


 

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julie arthur (map #59)

Tofte, MN

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.


 

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mariella terbeest-schladweiler & Char TerBeest-Kudla (map #68) 

Preston, MN

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.


 

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cindy brown (map #71)

Blaine, MN

I weave rugs on a floor loom using 100% recycled fabric (old wool blankets, clothing, bedding, etc.). All rugs are machine wash and dry.


 

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Deborah Caserotti (map #103)

Richfield, MN

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.


 

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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.


 

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william & Linda Sumner (map #86)

Princeton, MN

Using wool, fiber, handmade paper, sticks, stones, metal, sea glass & beads, the dyed needle-felted wool is layered into nature-inspired 2D textured art.


 

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Susan Legner (map #5)

Wausau, WI

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.


 

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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