Fiber Artists, Instructors & Lecturers
Kathy learned to knit in childhood, and took it up again after moving to a farm in Chelsea, Michigan in 1998. She volunteers at WaterlooHistoricalMuseum demonstrating spinning on a wheel and drop spindle, felting and weaving. She raises fiber animals: alpacas, llamas, angora goats and angora rabbits on her small farm.
Kathy is a member of Spinners Flock in Chelsea, MI. She is also co-owner of Criations by Leslie, Custom Embroidery and their web-site is http://www.criations.com
Sue learned to crochet from her aunt when she was a young girl. From there her interest in fiber and textiles has grown over the years and you can often find her doing demonstrations or at the local farmer’s market in Saline. Sue works with natural fibers from beginning to end, hand processing, spinning, dying, knitting or crocheting items, as well as weaving. She has won several awards for her weaving, hand spinning, and crocheted items from the Saline and Michigan State Fairs. Sue and her husband own Two Branch Ranch in Saline, MI and raise alpacas; she often holds classes at the farm on a variety of fiber related topics. Sue is also a member of the Spinner’s Flock hand-spinning guild in Chelsea, MI. Contact Sue at firstname.lastname@example.org
Cindie Bennett specializes in color work—specifically intarsia crochet. She enjoys teaching so much she opened a school (Academics of Yarn) in her local area. She is currently employed by Crochet Media which includes: Happily Hooked Crochet Magazine, American Crochet Association, and Happy Crochet Hooks as the Community Manager. She has been crocheting on and off since she was 9 years old. She has published several intarsia designs. She is also a member of CGOA (Crochet Guild of America). Her goal is to get more people comfortable with color work. Color work is beautiful but can be intimidating. Cindie will ensure you are 100% comfortable and successfully working intarsia by the end of her classes.
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