Esther is a creative fiber artist, known for her innovative art yarns and unique fiber preparation. She focuses on spinning textured, non traditional yarns, as well as artyarns with stories. She begins with raw wool, then washes, dyes, spins and weaves (and sometimes knits and felts) the wool to make one of a kind textile art. She focuses on spinning textured, non traditional yarns, as well as artyarns with stories.
Esther loves to share her knowledge. She is a a full time fiber arts educator and teaches workshops around the world. She has written articles for PLY and SPINoff and is featured in books by Lexi Bieger and Ashley Martineau.
She offers individual zoom workshops and group classes on an exciting variety of creative fiber art topics, has a Craftsy class on Fiber Preparation, as well as four Long Thread Media videos about creative and art yarn spinning, expressive weaving and color blending.
Esther is a SAORI weaver and has a certified SAORI studio. She enjoys designing and constructing garments with her handspun and handwoven fabric, and loves teaching classes based on the SAORI principles and techniques.