Christianna Ferguson is a felting artist whose work ranges from wearable and costume pieces to sculptural works and wall hangings. Her work often incorporates silk and three dimensional elements that enhance her surface designs. Christianna’s work was featured in ‘The Uppercase Compendium of Craft’ 2015 and in ‘Worldwide Colours of Felt’ TextileLink, 2016, and can be seen in international exhibitions. Christianna lives, teaches, and practices in her studio in Lakefield, Ontario.
Christine Roberts was raised in a family of multi-generational sewists, and has been intrigued by patterns and textiles for as long as she can remember. While her formal educational is in Environmental Science, and earlier career is as a Web Developer, Christine now operates Modelia, an eco-conscious textile brand, from her home-based studio outside Lakefield, Ontario. Her products are hand dyed using natural dyes, and exquisitely hand constructed. They can be purchased at craft shows throughout the region and at Watson and Lou in Peterborough, ON.
Kathryn Bahun is a lifelong sewist, makes her own patterns, re-purposing used garments, housewares, and vintage fabrics to make clothing, purses, dolls, pillows covers, and more. Kathryn is also a return volunteer at the Repair Café, is a feature artistan at a number of shows and retail outlets, and runs her business, Keetarella out of her home in Peterborough, Ontario.
Faye Jacobs is a weaver, textile artist, and teacher with over fifty years of experience. Faye began her career custom knitting as an Olympic skier, furthering her talents manufacturing professional skiwear and boots. She studied and practiced Fiber Arts in Bolder and Berkeley, returning to Canada in 1999. Faye is the lead hand in restoring the Jacquard Loom at Lang Pioneer Village Museum and is also a sought-after workshop leader in paper making, natural dyeing, and specialized weaving techniques. She exhibits and sells her work at textile art fairs and exhibitions.