Meet the KOEL Kids

KOEL Kid: Sarah Renwick

We could recognise Sarah Renwick’s dynamic weaves from a distance, and it’s not just because of its jolly colors. There’s so much more to it…


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KOEL Kid: Lauren Patterson

"It is interesting how I can look at a piece I have made and relate the design to how I was feeling while I made it." While some artists get inspiration for their pieces from nature, personal experiences and more, some like Lauren Patterson base her designs on...

KOEL Kid: Kathrin Oenbrink

Our kind of KOEL kids are those who develop, nurture and learn to accept and love their own special style and voice, and we saw that in Kathrin Oenbrink

KOEL Kid: Sarah Sullivan

With a background in computer rendering and digital design, Oklahoma-based fiber artist Sarah Sullivan fell in love with the intimate nature of tactile materials that a computer cannot match...

KOEL Kid: Rachel Dowda

We love hearing stories on how people have engaged in yarn crafting as a means to self-mediate and heal during tough seasons. Likewise for Florida based fiber artist, Rachel Dowda...

KOEL Kid: Chloe Ehrlich

While gathering inspiration for her next wedding design, Chloe Ehrlich stumbled upon a macramé wedding backdrop and felt an immediate pull towards the craft…

KOEL Kid: Sara Morton

"The distraction that weaving offered me during those dark times was a lifesaver." – falling into severe depression during her pregnancy days, weaving became Sara Morton's beacon through the fog...

Meet the KOEL Kid: Michelle Chesson

With a background in Graphic design, Canadian based maker Michelle Chesson has always held on to her creative dream since young...