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“Story Looms” at the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival

Stacey Lane
Stacey Lane, Penland’s community collaborations manager, shows off the “story looms” created for the Carolina Mountains Literary Festival in Burnsville. Photo courtesy of WTOE Online.


“Burnsville’s Carolina Mountains Literary Festival and Penland School of Crafts are cooperating this year with teachers at area elementary schools on a weaving  project that encourages reading, writing and creative thinking. Using the festival’s theme, which is Landscapes of Imagination, second through fifth grade classes have been offered small “story looms” in which the students weave their ideas and wishes into a class-designed landscape of many colored ribbons…”

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