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Coming from a long line of farm girls and craftswomen, I started weaving as a young girl and remain especially drawn to the functional aspect of rug weaving--using recycled fabrics and working with available colors to create something both beautiful and useful. I established Montana Loomworks in 1998 in Wolf Point, Montana and remain inspired by the state's landscapes, traditions, and colors. Weavings have recently branched outside of rugs to include lush chenille scarves and ponchos.

Married to an antique dealer, I have found myself enveloped in a world of old bottles. Turns out antique bottles are the third largest area of collecting, behind coins and stamps. Having acquired just a little bit of my husband's passion for these items, I have listed some of them on Etsy as well. They really are fabulous and our house and windows are filled with them. They are an amazing tangible…

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  • Joined March 10, 2008

Favorite materials

Striped Tshirts, mismatched clean socks, earthtone sweaters, 1970s avocado green blankets, the colors brown, orange, gold, red, green, Old lithographs, childrens books, 100 year old patent medicine bottles, jute

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Handwovens & Antiques from Montana.

About

Coming from a long line of farm girls and craftswomen, I started weaving as a young girl and remain especially drawn to the functional aspect of rug weaving--using recycled fabrics and working with available colors to create something both beautiful and useful. I established Montana Loomworks in 1998 in Wolf Point, Montana and remain inspired by the state's landscapes, traditions, and colors. Weavings have recently branched outside of rugs to include lush chenille scarves and ponchos.

Married to an antique dealer, I have found myself enveloped in a world of old bottles. Turns out antique bottles are the third largest area of collecting, behind coins and stamps. Having acquired just a little bit of my husband's passion for these items, I have listed some of them on Etsy as well. They really are fabulous and our house and windows are filled with them. They are an amazing tangible connection to the past.

I now weave and create along the eastside of the Rocky Mountain Front where my husband and I have fantastic weekend forays snorkeling and fishing the Dearborn River and exploring abandoned ghost towns.

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