Author Archives: ruthachandler

Fiber Art Connection Begins!

I am excited and a little apprehensive with the beginning of ┬áthis new venture. Excited because it is such a great group of teachers and I think it will develop into an online community that we will all love. I … Continue reading

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New Perspectives

I have been drawn to fiber since I was introduced to sashiko stitching as a 4 year old in Japan. Our landlady was a grandma who’s grandchildren did not live close by so I was “adopted” by her and she … Continue reading

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Consolidating Blogs

I have found that trying to keep up with two blogs made me do nothing so I have moved a few posts over here. If you felt like you had already read these posts you are not going crazy, you … Continue reading

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Getting Back to My Roots

I have spent the last year since my book ┬áModern Hand Stitching came out trying to figure out where to go next. It is difficult to start in another direction when you have spent a year and a half working … Continue reading

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SDA Retreat : Why I attend Retreats

Hello all, The last week of May,I was able to attend a SDA (surface design association) retreat here in town at Cottonwood Center for the Arts. Oh how much fun and inspiration we had!!! Let me go back to last … Continue reading

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Pattern News

One of the problems I have had is finding an economical way to get them out to the public. I had a representative from Indigo Junction in the Multi Purpose Cloth schoolhouse that Liz Kettle and I did for Roc-Lon … Continue reading

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Knowing my limits!

As most of you know, I had surgery on my right hand last August, the day after I sent in all the final samples for Modern Hand Stitching. The surgery was a great success and I am very happy I … Continue reading

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