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Amy Tyler

Stone Sock Fibers

 

Education:     BFA, magna cum laude, Modern Dance, University of Utah                      1978

                        MS, Kinesiology, University of Washington                                                1984

                        PhD, Animal Physiology, University of Arizona                                          1994

 

Fiber Arts Teaching Experience (2010 – 2016)                                                                                      

Interlochen Fiber Arts Weekend, Interlochen, MI                                                               15 Oct 16

      Support Spindles Big and Small

Fiber Arts Fest at Sauder Village, Archbold, OH                                                               30 Sep-1 Oct 16

      Beginning Spindle Spinning

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              8-11 Sep 16

      Spinning Wools of North America

      Spinning & Knitting Energized Singles

      Circles & Polygons

      Variations on Long Draw

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                   17-19 Aug 16

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Beginning Spinning on the Wheel

      Spinning Wools of North America

Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, MI                                                       15 Jul 16

      Fiber Preparation for Spinning

PLY Away, Kansas City, MO                                                                                                22-23 Apr 16

      Variations on Long Draw

      Variations on Short Draw

Madison Knitters’ Guild Annual Knit-In, Madison, WI                                                      18-20 Mar 16

      The Surprising Yarn-Over

      Variations on Long Draw

      Diversity of Wool

Lighthouse Knitters Winter Spinning Retreat, St. Joseph, MI                                         30-31 Jan 16

      Spinning Wools of North America

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                       6-8 Nov 15

      Spinning & Knitting Silk Hankies

      Extended & Manipulated Slip Stitches

Eastern Great Lakes Fiber Conference, Chautauqua, NY                                                10-12 Oct 15

      Beginning Spinning on the Wheel

      Spinning with Commercial Yarns

Sauder Village Fiber Arts Fest, Archbold, OH                                                                    24-25 Sep 15

      Spinning & Knitting Goat Fibers

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              11-13 Sep 15

      Matching Yarn to Project & Project to Yarn

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Spinning & Knitting Silk Hankies

Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, MI                                                       25 Aug 15

      Beginning Spinning on the Wheel

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                   12-14 Aug 15

      Spinning & Knitting Energized Singles

      Beginning Spinning on the Wheel

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Variations on Short Draw

Great Lakes Ranch, Maple City, MI                                                                                     8 Aug 15

      Beginning Spindle Spinning

Panoply 2015, Burlington, Ontario, Canada                                                                          20-24 May 15

      Spinning Wools of North America

      Spinning Super Stretchy Wools

      Variations on Long Draw

Spring Fiber Fling, Pickford, MI                                                                                           15-17 May 15

      The Surprising Yarn-Over

      Ply This Way, Ply That Way

Interlochen College of Creative Arts, Interlochen, MI                                                       2 May 15

      Mechanics of Your Spinning Wheel

Lighthouse Knitters Spring Spinning Retreat, St. Joseph, MI                                         11-12 Apr 15

      Variations on Long Draw

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Variations on Short Draw

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

Country Spinners & Bridge Shuttlers, Sault Ste. Marie, MI                                             17-18 Jan 15

      Spinning Super Stretchy Wools

      Matching Yarn to Project & Project to Yarn

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                                   7-9 Nov 14 

      Pull, Pleat, Curl, & Bias

      Spinning & Knitting Energized Singles

Yarn in the Barn, Caledonia, MI                                                                                           3-4 Oct 14

      Spinning Silk: Bricks and Hankies

      Variations on Long Draw

Fiber Arts Weekend, Interlochen, MI                                                                                   26-28 Sep 14

      Diversity of Wool

      Beginning Spindle Spinning

Fibre Fallout 2014, Johnsonburg, NJ                                                                                   19-21 Sep 14

      Variations on Long Draw

      Spinning & Knitting Energized Singles

      Spinning Marl Yarns

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              5-7 Sep 14

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Variations on Long Draw

      Variations on Short Draw

      The Surprising Yarn-Over

      Seams to Be

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                   13-16 Aug 14

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Beginning Spinning on the Wheel

      Seams to Be

      The Surprising Yarn-Over

Great Lakes Fiber Ranch, Maple City, MI                                                                           17 Jul 14

     Knitting Petoskey Stone Medallions

Shepherd's Harvest Festival, Lake Elmo, MN                                                                   17-18 May 14

     Blending Colors at the Wheel

     Plying Balanced Yarns

     The Surprising Yarn-Over

Western Reserve Spinners & Weavers Guild, Kirtland, OH                                           26-27 Apr 14

     Blending Colors at the Wheel

     Plying for Texture

Anchorage Weavers and Spinners Guild, Anchorage, AK                                               24-26 Jan 14

     Spinning With Silk Hankies

     Creating the Yarn You Want

     Blending Colors at the Wheel

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                       9-10 Nov 13

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      The Surprising Yarn-Over

Spin-Off Autumn Retreat, St. Charles, IL                                                                            21-26 Oct 13

      Spinning With Millspun Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Spinning With Silk Hankies

Yarn in the Barn, Caledonia, MI                                                                                            4-5 Oct 13

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Plying for Texture

      Seams to Be

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              6-8 Sep 13

      I Heart Duplicate Stitch

      Spinning Marl Yarns

      Shaping With Stitch Patterns

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    14-18 Aug 13

      Spinning With Commercial Yarns

      Beginning Spinning at the Wheel

      Variations on Long Draw

Sunrise Spinning Guild, Comins, MI                                                                                   9 Jul 13

      Spinning With Commercial Yarns

Mid-Atlantic Fiber Association Conference, Scranton, PA                                              21-23 Jun 13

      Spinning With Commercial Yarns

Spring Fiber Fling, Pickford, MI                                                                                            18-19 May 13

      Seams to Be

      Mohair Locks Rock!

Shepherd’s Harvest, Lake Elmo, MN                                                                                  11-12 May 13

      Spinning Super Stretchy Wools

      Diversity of Wool

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild, Los Angeles, CA                                                   25-28 Apr 13

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

      Spinning With Silk Hankies

      Spinning & Knitting Goat Fibers

Midwest Masters, Neenah, WI                                                                                             5-7 Apr 13

      Variations on Long Draw

      Exploring Basic Slip Stitches

      Diversity of Wool

      Extended and Manipulated Slip Stitches

      Circles and Hexagons

Michigan Fiber Arts Symposium, Kalamazoo, MI                                                             23-24 Mar 13

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Blending Colors at the Wheel 

Country Spinners & Bridge Shuttlers, Sault Ste Marie, MI                                             12-13 Jan 13

      Spinning With Commercial Yarns

      Shaping With Stitch Patterns

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                     10-11 Nov 12

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

      Plying for Texture

Michigan Handspinners Guild, Livonia, MI                                                                        1-2 Nov 12

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

Spin-Off Autumn Retreat, Tahoe City, CA                                                                          22-27 Oct 12

      Spin-Knit Nexus

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

North Country Fiber Fair, Watertown, SD                                                                          14-16 Sep 12

     Blending Colors at the Wheel

     Spinning with Locks

     Variations on Long Draw

     Diversity of Wool

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              7-9 Sep 12

     Spinning with Locks

     Spinning Super Stretchy Wools

     Plying Balanced Yarns

     Plying for Texture

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                   15-18 Aug 12

     Beginning Spinning at the Wheel

     Knitting Petoskey Stone Medallions

     Mechanics of Your Wheel

     Spinning with Locks

     Slip Stitch Knitting

Knitters Connection, Columbus, OH                                                                                  15-17 Jun 12

      Beginning Spinning at the Wheel

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Creating the Yarn You Want

Spring Fiber Fling, Pickford, MI                                                                                            19-20 May 12

      Plying for Texture

      I Heart Duplicate Stitch

Shepherd’s Harvest Sheep & Wool Festival, Lake Elmo, MN                                         12 May 12

      Creating the Yarn You Want

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                       12 Nov 11

      Diversity of Wool

Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair, Fletcher, NC                                                                   21-23 Oct 11

      Diversity of Wool

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Slip Stitch Knitting

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY                                                                     13-16 Oct 11

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Spinning With Commercial Yarns

      Spinning Marl Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Spinning With Silk Hankies

      I-Cord Edges and More!

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              9-11 Sep 11

      Creating the Yarns You Want

      Spinning & Knitting Goat Fibers

      Spinning Marl Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    17-19 Aug 11

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

      Plying for Texture

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      Spinning Marl Yarns

Midwest Weavers Conference 2011, Hancock, MI                                                            20-25 Jun 11

      Spin-Knit Nexus

      Beginning Spinning

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

Spring Fiber Fling, Pickford, MI                                                                                            14-15 May 11

      Knitting Petoskey Stone Medallions

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN                                                                                           30 Apr – 1 May 11

      Spinning with Commercial Yarns

      Plying for Texture

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

Wisconsin Spin-In, Pewaukee, WI                                                                                       8 Apr 11

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

Manasota Weavers Guild, Sarasota, FL                                                                             11-12 Mar 11

      Plying for Texture

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

      Spinning with Commercial Yarns

fiber thing’s Winter Weekend Warm-up, Mishicot, WI                                                       4-6 Feb 11

      Plying for Texture

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Variations on Long Draw

Fall Fiber Retreat, Boyne Falls, MI                                                                                       20-21 Nov 10

      Variations on Long Draw

      I-Cord Edges and More!

NHA The Gathering 2010, West Dover, VT                                                                         5-7 Nov 10

      Variations on Long Draw

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

      Plying for Texture

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY                                                                     14-17 Oct 10

      Spinning & Knitting Goat Fibers

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

      Diversity of Wool

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Variations on Long Draw

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI                                           25-26 Sep 10

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              10-12 Sep 10

      Slip Stitch Knitting

      Plying Balanced Yarns

      Plying for Texture

      Spinning with Commercial Yarns

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    18-20 Aug 10

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

      I-Cord Edges and More!

      Slip Stitch Knitting

      Beginning Spinning

Knitters Connection, Columbus, OH                                                                                  17-19 Jun 10

      Beginning Spinning at the Wheel

      I-Cord Edges and More!

      Diversity of Wool

      Slip Stitch Knitting

Spring Fiber Fling, Pickford, MI                                                                                            15-16 May 10

      I-Cord Edges and More!

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

Midwest Masters 2010, Neenah, WI                                                                                    23-25 Apr 10

      Spinning with Commercial Yarns

      Spinning with Silk Hankies

      Variations on Long Draw

      Mechanics of Your Wheel

      I-Cord Edges and More!

Manasota Weavers Guild, Sarasota, FL                                                                             27-28 Feb 10

      Creating the Yarn You Want

      Blending Colors at the Wheel

3rd Annual Fiber Arts Retreat, Traverse City, MI                                                                 5-7 Feb 10

      Creating the Yarn You Want

 

Fiber Arts Teaching Experience (before 2010)                                                                                     

Country Spinners & Bridge Shuttlers, Sault Ste Marie, MI                                               31 Oct-1 Nov 09

NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY                                                                     15-18 Oct 09

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI                                           26-27 Sep 09

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              11-13 Sep 09

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    12-14 Aug 09

Mid Atlantic Fiber Association Conference, Gettysburg, PA                                            31 Jul-2 Aug 09

Fiber Whims, Chassell, MI                                                                                                     9-10 Jan 09

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI                                           27-28 Sep 08

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival, Jefferson, WI                                                              5-7 Sep 08

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    13-15 Aug 08

Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair, Crystal Lake, IL                                                                  19 Jul 08

Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, MN                                                                                           26-27 Apr 08

The Fiber Event, Greencastle, IN                                                                                        11-12 Apr 08

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI                                           29-30 Sep 07

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    15-19 Aug 07

Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair, Crystal Lake, IL                                                                  20-21 Jul 07

The Fiber Event, Greencastle, IN                                                                                        13-14 Apr 07

Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI                                           30 Sep 06

Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                                                    17-19 Aug 06

 

Fiber Arts Publications                                                                                                                              

“Spin It! Pseudo Bouclé” (2016) PLY Magazine, Issue 14, Autumn 2016, pp46-49.

“Ask a Spinning Teacher. Numbers.” (2016) Spin Off, Volume XL, Fall 2016, pp22-24.

“Spin It! Lumberjack Yarn.” (2016) PLY Magazine, Issue 13, June 2016, pp86-90.

“Ask a Spinning Teacher. How to Avoid Overtwisted Yarn.” (2016) Spin-Off, Volume XL, Summer 2016, pp22-23.

“Ask a Spinning Teacher. Moving the Mother-of-All.” (2016) Spin-Off, Volume XL, Spring 2016, pp26-28.

“Ask a Spinning Teacher. Plying for Balance.” (2016) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Winter 2016, pp24-26.

“The Last of Lucy. A Christmas Stocking.” (2016) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Winter 2016, pp92-95.

“Ask a Spinning Teacher. Improving Consistency.” (2015) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Fall 2015, pp 22-24.

“Bugs and Wraps. Break Plying Rules for Subtle Texture.” (2015) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Fall 2015, pp68-71.“Rug Hooking With Stash. Something Old, Something New.” (2015) Spin-Off, Volume XL, Spring 2015, pp88-92.

“Spin It! Holiday Inkle Band” (2014) PLY Magazine, Issue 7, December 2014, pp62-63.“Weave It! Holiday Inkle Band” (2014) PLY Magazine, Issue 7, December 2014, pp64-65.

“Wool into Stone Afghan” (2015) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Winter 2015, pp82-86.“Quick on the Uptake” (2014) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIX, Fall 2014, pp56-59.

“Spin It! Mastering Mawata/Spinning Silk Hankies” (2014) PLY Magazine, Issue 4, Spring 2014, pp54-57.

“Spin It! Best of Both Worlds Fingerless Mitts” (2014) PLY Magazine, Issue 4, Spring, 2014, p58.

“Knit It! Best of Both Worlds Fingerless Mitts” (2014) PLY Magazine, Issue 4, Spring 2014, pp59-61.

“Spin It! Lopi Style Singles Using Point-of-Contact Long Draw” (2013) PLY Magazine, Issue 3, Winter 2013, pp22-27.

“A Study in Zig.” (2012) Spin-Off Presents:  8 Handspun Scarves to Felt, Knit, and Weave. (e book) http://www.interweavestore.com/Spinning/Books/Spin-Off-Presents-8-Handspun-Scarves-eBook.html

 “3 X 3 = 10 Shawl” (2011) Spin-Off, Volume XXXV, Fall 2011, pp76-79.

“A Study in Zig. Three energized-singles scarves” (2011) Interweave Knit & Spin, Special Issue 2011, pp 100-104.

“Debunking the Wraps-per-Inch Myth”, (2010) Spin-Off, Volume XXXIV, Fall 2010, pp 32-34.

“Blending Colors at the Wheel”, (2008) Spin-Off, Volume XXXII, Winter 2008, pp36-39.

“The Positives of Predrafting” (2008) Fiberline Magazine, Michigan Fiber Festival Inc., pp54-55.

“Travel to Atlantis: From Roving to Shawl” (2007) Fiberline Magazine, Michigan Fiber Festival Inc., Vol 11, Issue 1, pp41-42.

“Knitting and My Brain” (2007) Creative Spirit Center Newsletter, Spring 2007, p7.

“A Study in Zig. Six Energized-Singles Scarves” (2006) Spin-Off, Volume XXX, Spring 2006, pp58-64.

“La Grande Traverse” (2005) Knit Lit The Third: We Spin More Yarns, Roghaar L, Wolf M (eds), Three Rivers Press, New York, pp77-78.


Fiber Arts Videos

“Spinning Worsted Yarns”, Interweave, 2016.

      http://www.interweavestore.com/spinning-worsted-yarns-digital-download

“Spinning Woolen Yarns”, Interweave, 2016.

      http://www.interweavestore.com/spinning-woolen-yarns-digital-download


Fiber Arts Presentations                                                                                                                           

“Sources of Inspiration – Show Me a Miracle”, Panoply 2015, Ontario Handweavers & Spinners Conference, Burlington, Ontario, Canada, May 24, 2015.

“Sources of Inspiration – Show Me a Miracle”, Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI, February 9, 2015.

“The Value of Process”, Greater Los Angeles Spinning Guild, April 27, 2013.

“The Making of Woolen and Worsted Yarns”, Northland Weaving & Fiber Arts Guild, Traverse City, April 19, 2012.

“The Value of Process”, Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild, Duluth, MN, April 29, 2011.

“I-Cords and I-Cord Edges”, Northland Weavers Guild, Traverse City, MI, May 20, 2010.

“Slip Stitch Knitting”, Close Knit in LeelanauCounty Knitters Guild, Cedar, MI, November 10, 2009.

“Exploring Slip Stitch Knitting”, Madison Knitting Guild, Madison, WI, September 8, 2008.

“The Wide World of Wool” Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, MI, April 14, 2008.

“Knitted Lace” Northland Weavers Guild, Traverse City, MI, September 20, 2007.

“Spinning Wool into Yarn” Glen Lake Woman’s Club, Burdickville, MI, August 2, 2006.

“The Wide World of Wool” CreativeSpiritCenter, Midland, MI, June 4, 2006.

“The Wide World of Wool” Northland Weavers Guild, Traverse City, MI, May 18, 2006.

“Northern Knitting: A Comparison of Icelandic, Fair Isle, Norwegian, Bohus, Latvian, and Estonian Color Techniques”, Omaha Weavers and Spinners Guild, Omaha, NE, March 12, 2003.

 

Fiber Arts Judging                                                                                                                                     

Skein Competition, NYS Sheep & Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY                                   16 Oct 09

Skein Competition, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                 15 Aug 09

Skein Competition, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                 16 Aug 08

Skein Competition, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                 18 Aug 07

 

Fiber Arts Awards/Honors                                                                                                                         

The Knitting Guild Association Award, “Petosegay – Sunbeams of Promise”,                  30 May 09

      Fiber Celebration 2009, Northern Colorado Weavers Guild, Loveland, CO

Blue Ribbon for skein of Jacob lamb wool                                                                          19 Aug 06

      Two-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

White Ribbon for skein of Romney/Border Leicester/Coopworth wool                              19 Aug 06

      Three-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

White Ribbon for skein of Merino wool knot yarn                                                                19 Aug 06

      Novelty yarn division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

White Ribbon for skein of Coopworth wool                                                                         19 Aug 06

      Singles division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

First Place
in Spin a Grand Strand Exhibit, “Terrarium”                                                      28 Jun 06

      HGA Convergence 2006, Grand Rapids, MI

Honorable Mention in Spin a Grand Strand Exhibit, “S’mores”                                           28 Jun 06

      HGA Convergence 2006, Grand Rapids, MI

Sock Competition Winner, commercial yarn/hand knitted category                                   24 Sep 05

      Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival, West Branch, MI

Blue Ribbon for skein of Merino/Alpaca/American bison down,                                          20 Aug 05

      Three-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

Red Ribbon for skein of Romney,

      Two-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                   20 Aug 05

White Ribbon for skein of Targhee,

      Two-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI                                                   20 Aug 05

Judge’s Choice Ribbon and Blue Ribbon for skein of Blue-Faced Leicester,                    21 Aug 04

      Two-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

Judge’s ChoiceRibbon and Red Ribbon for skein of Kid Mohair,                                       21 Aug 04

      Two-ply division, Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

Blue Ribbon for “Chocolate and Vanilla”, a scarf, Fiber Arts Competition,                         21 Aug 04

      Michigan Fiber Festival, Allegan, MI

Division Ribbon and Blue Ribbon (100/100) for "Rectangular Shawl".                               31 May 03

      Heart of America Sheep Show and Fiber Fest, Nevada, MO

      Division VII Knitted Articles Using Handspun Yarn; Class B Original Design;

      Subclass 5 Blankets, Afghans, Scarves and Shawls.

Blue Ribbon (100/100) for "Skinny Silk Scarf".                                                                    31 May 03

      Heart of America Sheep Show and Fiber Fest, Nevada, MO

      Division VII Knitted Articles Using Handspun Yarn; Class B Original Design;

      Subclass 5 Blankets, Afghans, Scarves and Shawls.

 

Participation in Juried and By-Invitation Exhibits                                                                                 

Rare Threads – Eclectic Meanderings, East Jordan, MI                                                     Oct – Nov, 10

      “Petosegay – Sunbeams of Promise”, wall hanging

Fiber Celebration 2009, Northern Colorado Weavers Guild, Loveland, CO                       May – Jul 09

      “Petosegay – Sunbeams of Promise”, wall hanging

The Midwest Fiber & Folk Fine Arts Show, Crystal Lake, IL                                               Jul 07

      “Dream in Green”, hand knitted shawl

FiberPlay II From These Hands, CreativeSpiritCenter, Midland, MI                                  Jun – Aug 07

      “Check Mate”, hand knitted lace shawl

      “Garden Party”, hand knitted pillow

Spin a Grand Strand, HGA Convergence 2006, Grand Rapids, MI                                     Jun – Jul 06

      “Terrarium”, cabled yarn of bombyx silk and Optim

      “S’mores”, 3-ply yarn of alpaca, merino, and American bison down

      “Burning Embers”, knot yarn of merino

FiberPlay, CreativeSpiritCenter, Midland, MI                                                                     Jun – Aug 06

      “A Year in the Life of a Sunflower”, handspun, handknitted frame;

            color photograph

      “The Other Side of the Diamond”, handspun, handknitted scarf

      “Worm Migration”, hand knitted pillow

      “Patches of Purple”, handspun, hand knitted sweater

Rare Threads With Another Twist, Jordan River Arts Council, East Jordan, MI                 Mar – Apr 06

      “Garden Party”, hand knitted pillow