Weaver of numerous different fibers
Paula Hissett began her lifelong desire of weaving over 20 years ago. Her journey started after classes at a local studio. Since then, she is constantly exploring to create intricate patterns and color combinations of a multitude of various fibers. Her work is a combination of fiber arts including dyeing fiber and cloth, pattern development, weaving, and knitting.
Paula is constantly exploring the design capability, of her many looms, to showcase, end results, including but not limited to towels, scarves, table linens anything fiber. And then there is her dye studio! Paula is continually investigating the many ways dye may be added to cloth and fiber resulting in stunning results.
Paula has been a member of Seacoast Spinners and Weavers Guild, initiating weaving classes for children and adults, as well as MidAtlantic Fiber Association and the Handweavers Guild of America.
Her work may be seen at the New Bern History Center, Community Artists Gallery & Studios, Inc., and of course at her home studio.