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O Canada!

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 Guil