//“Weavers Guild of Minnesota shows versatility in upcoming exhibit” [Faribault Daily News Feature]

“Weavers Guild of Minnesota shows versatility in upcoming exhibit” [Faribault Daily News Feature]

2018-01-10T10:47:44+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Exhibits|

Thank you to the Faribault Daily News who did a news feature on WGM’s upcoming exhibition:

“Weavers Guild of Minnesota shows versatility in upcoming exhibit” [Faribault Daily News Feature]
http://www.southernminn.com/faribault_daily_news/news/article_cfc9fdd1-91e6-5a91-8089-21bb3ad1e6da.html

SPOTLIGHT
By KELSEY O’HARA
kohara@northfieldnews.com
Dec 28, 2017

In 1969, Karen Searle was strolling through the streets of St. Anthony Park when she stumbled upon the opening of a new center, Weavers Guild of Minnesota. The organization had just opened a new location in the area, and it spoke to Searle. Karen Searle used a traditional stitching technique, but instead of using thread, she used wire for her self-portrait.

“I’ve always have been drawn to weaving. Even weaving baskets and sewing as a child, I wanted to learn more,” she said. When she stepped into the lobby, she saw a slew of looms and an upcoming class about to start. She decided to sign up then and there.

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