Quilted assemblages on view at Maine Fiberarts

Christine Macchi, executive director of Maine Fiberarts in Topsham, provided the following information about a new show opening at the Maine Fiberarts Gallery: Bold and painterly quilted wall assemblages by artists Dr. Donald Talbot of Lisbon Falls and Beatrice Gilbert of North Yarmouth are on display through Tuesday, Dec. 31, at Maine Fiberarts’ Gallery, 13 […]

Basketmaker carries on the tradition

The spirit of Penobscot basketmaking works through Pam Cunningham’s hands. It’s there when, sitting in the comfort of her kitchen in Hampden, she splits the brown ash into long strips, there when she uses handmade gauges to cut the strips into specific widths ranging from ⅟16- to 1-inch widths, and there when she tells stories […]

When needlework and food combine

At this time of year the urge to start more needlework projects than I can possibly keep up with always coincides with the waning light. I think it has something to do with the instinct to den up for the winter. The advent of gift-giving season is on the horizon and the urge pad my […]