Woven Words

A View of Fiber Artists in Maine Join us for a unique, cooperative event on June 14th, 2018 in Bath Maine. Begin at Mustard Seed Bookstore, 74 Front Street, for an artist talk with Barbara Burns, Susan Mills from Markings Gallery and Christine Macchi, director … Read more

Fiber Arts Mini Tour: Midcoast Maine

Sponsored by Maine Fiberarts   Burns Studio is one of twenty fiber destinations along the Route 1 corridor from  Brunswick to Belfast open year round for self-guided tours. The tour includes studios, farms, galleries, a processing mill, and fabric and yarn shops. A restaurant and … Read more

Amandaconda on the Loom

Amandaconda is almost complete. This is the face in progress. The finished tapestry will be about 52″ tall. It’s woven with a cotton weft and seine twine warp.

My new studio

Yarn Cabinet

These are images of my studio. I moved in some time in December 2013 and started actually working a few months later.  I have beautiful views of the New Meadows River, woods our court yard and garden. When the weather finally warms up I can … Read more

Working on a commission

Sophie in progress

   You never know where life will lead you. Last summer I was approached by a woman in a class at the Handweavers Guild of America conference in Rhode Island. She saw a postcard of one of my tapestries I had on the table in … Read more

My yarn cabinet

Yarn Cabinet

When my husband and I were building our new house I went shopping for old house parts. One of my finds were the doors I used for my yarn cabinet. They came from the Salvation Army when they were renovating. The frames are mahogany and the … Read more

Open Studio October 11-12 2014

"Revolution" on the loom

On October 11-12, 2014 Burns Studio will be open 11-4.  I will be demonstrating tapestry throughout the day as part of a Statewide  Tour of Maine Studios, Businesses and Events  sponsored by the Maine Craft Association. It will be held in collaboration this year with … Read more