Waldoboro Historical Society

The images below include Fire engines (one from 1834), quilts, braided rugs, several examples of the well-known Waldoboro hooked rugs, model ships, 1900’s wall calendars, embroidery samplers, military paraphernalia, historical photos, scrapbooks, penny rugs, firemen’s …

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Sew Group Reconvenes

Barb Taylor coordinates a group of women who enjoy sewing. The group was meeting at Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick before the pandemic hit, and has kept in touch lately through emails and Zoom meetings. …

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Belfast in Springtime

Carolyn Wollen and her great friend Mary Lou Steptoe came together for some fiber explorations in Maine this Spring. They like to peruse Maine Fiberarts‘ online Tour Map and publications, and then plan a trip around …

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Barbara Burns’ Tapestry Studio

Friends Mary Lou Steptoe and Carolyn Wollen truly love to explore fiber art when traveling. Mary Lou found the studio of Barbara Burns in Maine Fiberarts’ “Fiber Art Masters Book”—a small publication profiling the work …

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Blocking Knitted Lace

I’ve always learned that a textile—whether woven, knitted or sewn—is never finished until it’s washed. Immersing a textile in lukewarm water with mild liquid detergent, and then NOT playing with it while it’s in the …

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