Monday, October 20, 2008

Betsy Blumenthal Workshop

Our guild hosted a workshop with Betsy Blumenthal last weekend. The topic was Fuzzy Bumpy fabrics. This was a round-robin workshop in which we learned about creating fabrics with different textures by using weave structures, differential shrinkage, and overtwisted yarns. Betsy was a warm, enthusiastic teacher, and we all left with heads full of information and new ideas. We also came home with lots of fun samples: