How are your clothes made? What do sheep have to do with it? Learn all about how animals and plants provide fiber to make cloth in this after-school program. Prepare to learn with your hands as we weave, braid, and loop to make cords, bands, and cloth together. New and returning students are all welcome!
Kate Martinson is Professor Emerita of Art at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She received her B.A. from St. Lawrence University, followed by a M.F.A. at University of Alabama. She began her teaching career at Luther in 1977 and taught classes in weaving, bookmaking, and art education. Kate is an enthusiastic supporter of Vesterheim. She has served on the Vesterheim Board of Trustees and has been a Board officer. She has taught spinning and other textile-related classes throughout the United States and in Norway at Rauland Academy. Kate is known for introducing nålbinding to many American fiber artists.