October 15, 2010

A Cultural Exchange Knit Up

Hand/Eye Magazine has featured an article I wrote about our upcoming fiber arts workshops:

A knitwear designer finds a common language through craft.

Twelve years ago, I moved to my husband’s lovely Aegean town filled with Greco-Roman and Byzantine ruins, tourists, and 30,000 inhabitants. While there were other expats around, I didn’t move to Turkey to cling to my culturally American quirks and remain an outsider. Until I learned Turkish, how could I connect with my many new female relatives, none of whom spoke English?

Read more here.

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  1. I get so much inspiration and courage from your work! i consider coming with a friend to one of your workshops!

  2. Thanks so much for your words, Hagar - I've been having computer issues, so just now saw your comment! Would love to see you and your friend here in Istanbul - this amazing city is only a short flight away!


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