Kerstin Zurbrigg is an artist, teacher, writer, with a background in fine arts and natural history. Kerstin has lived in the DC area for 17 years, homeschooling her three children, […]Read More
Author: Marian Bruno
Sustainable Cloth Challenge – The Youth Indigo Partnership
The Sustainable Cloth Challenge has many stories. Here, as told by Kerstin Zurbrigg, a group of friends partnered to explore the beauties of indigo – from seed to finished product. […]Read More
Sustainable Cloth – Knitting a Bond of Friendship
The Sustainable Cloth Challenge has many stories. Here, in the words of Jillaine Smith, a supporting member, fiber enthusiast, and SC participant, we learn how her project came to life. […]Read More
In the Spotlight: Rebecca Brouwer of Shepards Corner Farm
In Loudoun County there’s a picture-perfect Victorian-style country house that looks like it has been standing proud over the landscape for a century. Painted a sunny yellow, it has a […]Read More
A New Favorite Sweater
When it’s chilly and damp, one of life’s pleasures is to put on a favorite sweater, curl up with a good book and sip cup of tea. This is the […]Read More
In the Spotlight – Kathy Donovan of Checkmate Farm
Do you ever wonder how someone choses the breed of sheep they raise? For Kathy Donovan, the decision to raise sheep came when she and her husband bought a Virginia […]Read More
Sustainable Cloth Challenge – Here we go again!
It’s been a busy fall with many fiber festivals and events but the highlight of the season was celebrating the culmination of our first Sustainable Cloth: Farm to Home and Closet […]Read More
We will be at the NYS Sheep & Wool Festival on Saturday and Sunday 10/15-16!
Chesapeake Fibershed is proud to be participating in the festival this year with our Northeast Fibershed Affiliates. Come and see us this weekend – Building #24 (the 4H Exhibit Hall). […]Read More
Come see our producers at the Shenandoah Valley Fiber Festival!
Fiber festival season is here and we are delighted to be in Berryville, Virginia talking to folks about the Chesapeake Fibershed. It’s great to be together again in person and […]Read More
Fall Fiber Festivals
While children are going back to school, many of us are thinking about upcoming fiber festivals. As artisans and fiber enthusiasts, these festivals are a great way to find […]Read More