Sarah Lillegard

Italia A fashion

Slowing Down Fashion with Italia A Collection

By learning about sustainability at FIDM and being introduced to Fibershed’s perspective— that’s really grown my design philosophy. Since then, I have been making zero-waste products made only with sustainable materials.

December 8, 2020

Warner Mountain Weavers

A Gathering Place at Warner Mountain Weavers

Listening to Bonnie share her history, this shift from personal studio to studio and store seemed inevitable. Bonnie is a gentle but persistent catalyst for building fiber communities.

November 20, 2020

Hulsman Ranch

Landscape as a Whole at the Hulsman Ranch

The daily tasks may seem menial, but as Hannah puts it, “Being out there reinforces everything in life —having a hand in maintaining how things are.” The large plans and the small tasks are both a part of continuing the ranch’s legacy to see and treat the land as a whole.

September 3, 2019


Fully Engaged Farming at Sophie’s Icelandic Sheep

There is never a quiet season here. Even with the hoop houses cleared of their summer harvest and the small flock of Icelandic sheep fresh from a fall shearing, the farm is still rich with growth.

January 7, 2019

Valley Oak Mill Fiber

A Legacy of Production at Valley Oak Wool Mill

When Marcail first described Jane she called her fearless. The mill is not the only legacy shared between the two of them. It’s the same spirit of fortitude, community building, and that word for Jane: fearless.

November 1, 2018

Chico Flax Project

Rooted in Community: The Chico Flax Project

In choosing the name of a place, The Chico Flax Project is pointing to more than the location of their farm — they’re highlighting the numerous community members interwoven with the vision to make a Chico-based cloth.

August 1, 2018

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