Napping on the plane, gearing up for a long weekend.
Steven King's house in Bangor, ME.
Terri at a scenic lookout point on the drive to Deer Isle.
Really neat causeway on the way into Deer Isle.
View of the causeway from inside the car.
Causeway lined with gigantic rocks.
Huge bridge on the way to Deer Isle, ME.
The day we arrived it was rainy and grey.
A layout of the campus. Bottom of map to top is all uphill. I was in cabin F.
A model of the campus. The long strip down the middle would be the wooden stairs, so you get an idea of scale.
Chocolate rocks on my bed. A nice touch!
Looking into my cabin from the door.
View from the top of the steps looking down to the ocean.
A sleeping cabin nestled in the wilderness.
Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Wooden plank walkways connect most cabins and studios.
Bench outside the dining hall.
Huge dinner bell. It was rung for every meal and could be heard from anywhere on the school grounds.
Fiber studio set up.
Lyn's first layout
My secret stairs to the fiber studio.
Terrill's first layout
Amertah's first layout
Amertah's first layout.
Kathleen's first layout.
Closeup of Kathleen's first layout
Sandra's first layout.
Sandra working on her design.
Closeup of Terrill's end.
Terrill and her layout
Terrill hard at work
Menu board in the dining hall
View into the kitchen. This passthrough window usually had the beverages and smaller accompaniments to our meal.
Overall shot of a meal at Haystack.
Jackie's cabin. Three bunks on the bottom level and another in the loft (on the top left of the shot)!
I had a shortcut from my cabin to the fiber studio via a little gravel path and a set of hidden stairs!
Nisa and her first layout.
View from my cabin.
Kathleen and Amertah in the fiber studio.
View from my cabin window. Ocean straight below.
One of the meals. Breakfast and lunch was buffet style, dinner was family style.
Menu board in dining hall.
Food laid out for us by our hard working kitchen staff.
Amertah's second layout
Ameratah loves felting!
Jackie standing amongst the beautiful trees and moss.
Nuno felting students working away.
Terrill making do with a knitting needle to eat with!
A blacksmithing student in his work kilt!
View from the top down at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Haystack Mountain School of Craft
Kathleen making progress on her first one.
Bottom of the stairs at Haystack.
At the bottom of the stairs. A few more steps down to the ocean.
Standing on the rocks at the very bottom.
Ocean waves and briskly cool breeze.
Lobster fishermen in the water nearby the school.
L to R, Finished scarves by Lyn, Amertah, and Terrill
Gorgeous view of the ocean.
Freezing cold water of the Atlantic ocean on the rocky shore of Deer Isle Maine.
Lyn contemplating her first layout.
Mysterious platform on the way to the "Gateway" building.
Dining hall view.
Dining hall at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Menu board. Great food!
Huge fireplace on the way into the dining hall.
Morning coffee was most enjoyable around this big fireplace.
Closeup of Amertah's second nuno felt project.
Pictorial nuno felted scarf by Nisa.
Finished nuno projects at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
This little thing was actually a pay phone booth! Near the dinging hall patio.
Terrill modeling her second scarf
Kathleen modeling her second nuno project.
Kathleen's nuno shawl, back view.
Kathleen opted for a few decorative holes.
Nisa and her second scarf. Emerald and teal.
PMC studio at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
They called this "The Gateway." It was the top most building on the grounds. Presentations, auctions, and seminars are held there.
Another view of inside the "Gateway" building.
Jackie standing in front of a huge boulder!
All the finished scarves from the nuno workshop at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Eleven finished pieces in total.
Good close up of Kathleen's first scarf
Nisa getting a top view of her work
Gelatin printing class next to our studio. Finished products by them laid out on tables for the final "walkthrough."
Nisa's second scarf
Closeup of Nisa's second scarf
Tools in the blacksmith "hot shop.'"
Lisa and Terri
Blacksmith student at work.
Kathleen and Lyn
A message from us on our studio's chalkboard.
Sandra contemplating her nuno layout
Part of Jackie's cabin.
Lisa wetting down her scarf
View of the ocean from Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Lyn's second layout
Warming up in the blacksmith shop.
Kathleen's second layout
Terrill and Jackie
Lyn and Terrill
View from Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Lisa rolling her nuno scarf
View of Atlantic from Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Lyn's spikes in progress
View of rocky shore at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Lyn added some really cool spikes added to the middle of her second scarf!
Flip side of Amertah's second
A table lined with finished scarves from my students.
Amertah having a great time rolling!
Fiber students working on nuno felting.
Kathleen working hard!
Nisa and Terrill
Terrill shaping her fringes
Thursday night intro session.
Lisa's finished nuno scarf!
Kathleen and Amertah getting creative.
Nisa's finished second scarf
Nisa in her second scarf.
Closeup of Kathleen's second
Class photo. Top L to R: Lisa, Terrill, Jackie, Lyn, Debra
Bottom L to R Amertah, Terri, Kathleen, Nisa
Terrill's second scarf
L to R -- Jackie, Lyn, Amertah, Kathleen, Terrill, Debra
Nisa in her corner. Jackie working hard.
Nuno felting class hard at work.
Another angle of the fiber studio.
Nisa and Lisa's work tables. Note the loft above holding dozens of looms from past weaving classes.
Lyn's first layout.
Closeup of Sandra's fringes.
Closeup of egret.
Students in the nuno felting workshop at Haystack Mountain School of Craft.
Debra's second side.