The Natural World

The Sensory Nature of Fiber Arts

posted on Oct 9, 2019

For the past twenty years, I have been the early childhood studio teacher at Lincoln School, a small, independent Quaker school for girls in Providence, Rhode Island. My days are filled with joy and discovery as they are shared with the three- to six-year- olds in our Reggio Emilia–inspired program. I am a fiber artist and have lived on a sheep farm my whole life. My mother taught me to knit, spin, and weave at an early age. This immersion in the world of fiber and textiles has shaped me as an individual and as a teacher.

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