Can't bear parting with your kids' super-soft baby blankets or favorite outfits? Textile artist Kelly Johnston can transform them into patchwork quilts, giving you a tactile reminder of those early, sleep-deprived days that you can barely remember anyway. Johnston is a native Vermonter who returned to raise her kids here after 15 years on the West Coast. Her approach is family friendly; she uses organic batting and natural yarns. Best of all, her blankets are washable. Johnston also recently expanded her line to include "recycled chic" handbags and yoga totes. Check out her handiwork at the Bobbin Sew Bar + Craft Lounge in Burlington as well as at Arabesque in Shelburne.
Lake Champlain Waldorf School is a co-education day school, pre-K through high school. With a focus on imagination, social responsibility, and a reverence for the natural world, Waldorf education provides a rich and in-depth learning experience that nurtures the whole child. It's the fastest-growing independent school movement in the world!…(more)