The Midwest Fiber Arts Trails is where fiber enthusiasts can find useful information, resources, insights and inspiration for their own creative expression, to participate in fiber arts activities and to plan fun trips around the Midwest.
Did Rev. Elaine Marsh and Congregant Mary Carson know back in 1968 they were starting a 40-year mission that would include hundreds of church women, a famous illustrator and result in four huge embroidered works of art depicting their church history? Probably not, but as the story goes, there was a huge blank wall at the […]
“Peace be with you (And also with you).” Since ancient times, the symbol of the dove has been associated with peace, goodwill and harmony of spirit. It is a common belief among religions and philosophies to associate the accord of spirit and enlightenment with reconciliation within ourselves and connections across peoples. As a liturgical artist, Chillon […]
Submission Deadline Extended to February 28, 2015! Dassel History Center Exhibit Opening on March 28th, 2015! DEEP ROOTS 1 – CALL FOR FIBER / TEXTILE ARTISTS The purpose of Deep Roots 1 is to provide an opportunity for fiber/textile artists of Nordic American descent (from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland) to visually express their personal […]
The subject of this newsletter was not intended to broadcast, “All Things Wisconsin!” but sometimes that’s how it works. It’s easy to proclaim the Cheesehead State’s virtues; after all I’ve been a Packer fan all of my life (pre first grade does not count). Having explored the top and the bottom of it (been on […]