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This may come as a surprise to some, I really hate making quilts.  Well, I do and I don’t.  Maybe you’re like this too. You see, I’ve reached a point in making quilts, I’ve made so many of them, that there’s somewhat of an expectation that I turn out good work.  Technically, no problem, but […]

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I don’t think anybody will ever know the stupid blind faith that is required to make a large quilt like this.  Hours spent dyeing fabric in a multitude of colors… piecing and sewing… and now the quilting,  is done so only because I hope that someday something worthwhile may come of it.  There is no […]

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I’ve been wrestling my demons lately.  We all have them.  Some of us have big ones like should I live or die, should I take another drink, should I have that affair I’ve been thinking about… but thankfully, mine aren’t as dramatic or dark.  My demon has to do with giving up this whole fiber-art […]

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Today was a simply lovely day thus far… my daughter joined me in yoga this morning and afterwards we had a simple meal of strawberry crepes together from one of my favorite places in Paia – Cafe Des Amis.  Mmmm!  The yoga was good, but today I’d have to say lunch with my babe was […]

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My piece “Elements #28” was selected for Art Maui 2011! According to the website: 377 artists registered 592 works. 138 works were selected, by 125 artists. It’s never easy to write a bio… I feel like writing “Robin Ferrier is an artist that never got used to writing in the third person”… but each time […]

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I’m thrilled that Alex contacted me!  She is the owner of Yogagurl, a company which she started out of a desire to inspire herself and others, and now supports a line of yoga wear as well as other things to help women become empowered.  She’s the one I met the other day at my garage […]

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