I am back from 207 Creatives #gethookedatsea aboard the Schooner J&E Riggin with teacher Susan L. Feller, Artwools. My wicker blanket chest turned coffee table in the south parlor of the Parris House reminds me that I am indeed in Paris, Maine, two hours' drive from #rocklandmaine , my favorite town in the state. It's not a soft landing. I am under some pressure cooker deadlines this week that will give way to more high pressure deadlines throughout the fall. However, four days in a 92 year old wooden boat on Penobscot Bay, with a teacher who taught us how to not only look but to actually see, has informed my approach to getting through the next couple of months, and maybe the next couple of years. The texture of the wicker on this vintage chest reminds me some of the roping and the wood grain on the J&E Riggin, or if I look at it another way, it looks like the ripples on the surface of the bay. It's a reminder that we bring everything we've ever seen and experienced in to how we process every new thing we see and experience, which is to say that every vision is personal. ... See MoreSee Less
207 Creatives is back ashore from Get Hooked at Sea 2 aboard the Schooner J&E Riggin, but we took pictures...lots and lots of pictures. These are mine, and my co-conspirator, Ellen Marshall of Twocatsanddoghooking, I know has more coming. Want to join us in 2020 (if we can) or 2021? Follow 207Creatives on FB and Instagram (@207creatives) to stay in touch with everything we're planning. ... See MoreSee Less
Last chance to buy this week’s Wool of the Week on sale for $9.50 a fat quarter! Normally priced at $11, this is a great savings. This week’s Wool of the Week special is a beautiful oceany teal plaid that invokes images of deep waters. We had difficulty taking a photo that accurately shows the color, it leans more blue/green than it looks in the picture. Shipping is available. Sale ends tomorrow, and a new Wool of the Week will go on sale Monday, so stay tuned for another great deal!
*** Please note that due to the sailing trip, responses to wool of the week inquiries may be slower than normal*** ... See MoreSee Less
Join Beth’s other half, Bill Miller, for a fun morning of cold process soap making. We will be making an all natural cold process soap recipe using vegetable oils for the base and essential oils for the scents. These soaps are vegan friendly! Each student will leave with a 2 lb. soap wood soap ... Read more
Join teacher/fiber artist Beth Miller just in time to celebrate the arrival spring with these freshly scented sachet pillows! These are small (4 x 4 or 4 x 6 inch) sachet pillows using your choice of base wool and a wide variety of wool roving colors to make a design and then needle felt it ... Read more
Mark your calendars and register today for the Seventh Annual Paris Hill Hook-In! Sponsored by Parris House Wool Works Saturday, November 2nd, 2019 9 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. First Baptist Church of Paris Center of the Village Green 500 Paris Hill Road, Paris, Maine Registration Deadline: October 26th, 2019 Ticket Price: $32.00 ... Read more