Barbara Willis

In the mid '70s I took my first weaving course in Los Gatos, California and discovered what I wanted to do with the rest of my life. More than 35 years later my excitement and passion for the art of fiber is still very much alive and has blossomed in Massachusetts.

Working with threads of chenille, silk, cotton, bamboo, rayon, wool, and mohair, I create scarves, throws, and garments, using different textures and colors, watching as they interact to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

Probably one of our earliest sensations was finding warmth and comfort in soft blankets and other fibers. I hope that feeling is brought back for wearers of my work - of being wrapped in something soft, beautiful, and comforting.

I love weaving and seeing people wear and enjoy my work. It helps feed my creative side.