Rahab’s Red Thread: Fibers and Fiber Arts in the Bible

Saturday, 12:00pm | Studio

This interactive session will use arts and crafts to examine fibers and cloth from the Bible. We will discuss the history, technology and metaphors of Biblical cloth, and will handle, prepare, and spin flax and wool. A loom will be set up, and all invited to weave.

Sally Kirkpatrick

Sally Kirkpatrick loves playing with cloth and string, and the fibers of which they are made. She is a fiber artist, teacher and physician, who believes in the power of sensory experience to deepen and enrich our understanding and relationships, with ourselves, each other, creation and God. She lives with her husband and daughter in northern Maine, where wool abounds.

Session ID [64]