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O Canada!

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Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies,  viewed from the lakeside trail
I wish that everyone could experience the beauty, friendship, laughter and food (oh the food) that I enjoyed while teaching in Canada over the past three weeks.

Cappuccino made by Dave Connelly,  some of the amazing food and drink I enjoyed in Alberta
Thanks to Lyn Pflueger, a wet felter, spinner, and weaver who teaches at the Alberta College of Art and Design (and to whom I am forever grateful), I was invited to teach four workshops for the Heritage Weavers and Spinners Guild of Calgary, the Sheep Creek Weavers and Fibre Artists Guild, the Crocus Country Fibre Arts Guild, and the Edmonton Weavers' Guild
How to begin to describe the talent and skill of the weavers I met over 21 days? I guess the best way is to start at the beginning....
Above: Lorel Dederer (left) and her sister, Cammy Desjardins
Lorel Dederer shepherded me about and organized everything for the Heritage Guild workshop, "One Warp, Many Structu…