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Profile of a weaver: Carrie Jessen | Midwest Fiber Arts Trails
Carrie Jessen’s weaving takes a historical approach. Inspired by weave structures from Colonial times and interested in historic fur trading routes that were spread across northern Minnesota, Carrie weaves bed-sized blankets with the traditional striping and color motifs commonly found in the 1700-1800’s. Think big, warm and similar to a Hudson’s Bay blanket. She and her …