For a beginning, this is the info on the back of my post card.
and learning to embroider from her Home
economics teacher mother.
Rose Whitehead began her interest in
fiber arts at four years by bottle feeding her grandfather's lambs,
As a young adult she learned basic spinning and weaving at H.O.M.E. in Orland Me.
And took Workshops with many excellent crafts people in Maine.
She studied sheep and weaving at U.Maine at Orno. She studied Textiles at Forsa
Folkhögskola in Sweden.(1987-1988).
She has continued learning by practice, experimentation, and workshops.
She has been selling her work at crafts shows, co-ops, shops, and galleries since 1982.
She has taught Adult Ed. classes and in Waldorf School. She now teaches workshops and
individual lessons in her off the grid Studio surrounded by dye gardens and home to
her angora rabbit.
Here is smattering of weaving related photos from the early 1990s