This is the story of my fibre adventure.
I've been working with fibres since I was in my teens. My grandmother taught me to knit and cross stitch. I know she's looking down on my and smiling at how fibre has become such an important part of my life.
In 2000, I took my first weaving class. I was immediately hooked. Originally, I thought I wanted to do tapestry weaving so I started a piece. It never got finished. It was too slow for me.
So I took another class, this time in ikat rug weaving. This was my passion. I knew immediately that rugs were 'my thing'.
So I took another class in block weave. Now I could weave bold blocks or color. And the dyeing of the yarn. I found that all as much fun as the weaving itself.
Recently, after a particularly hectic week, I finally found time to sit down to weaving. It suddenly occurred to me that I was 'weaving my life back together'. Weaving is a very peaceful, meditative thing for me. All the rugs and scarves are woven with much love for the art and the piece.