X-Judi Lehrhaupt and Nelda Davis

Nelda is a 1991 graduate of the Ontario Handweavers and Spinners Guild Spinning Certificate Programme. She has taught classes and given lectures at various regional conferences, craft schools, guilds and shops. In 1991 she co-curated an exhibit “To Spin a Fine Thread” at the New Jersey Museum of Agriculture. Nelda returned to MAFA as an instructor last year having taught spinning related classes at MAFA in 1997 and 1999.

Judi participated from 2002-2008 in the Ontario Hand Spinners (OHS) master spinner’s program, completed an in-depth study on “The Versatility of a Shetland Fleece”, and was awarded the Ontario Hand Spinners Master Spinner Certificate in 2017. Recent experiences in fiber arts include; one on one mentoring, teaching workshops, judging fleeces, providing Shetland fiber for Shave ‘m to Save’m. She taught “The Versatility of A Shetland Fleece “(MAFA 2019), Spinning for a purpose, A New Twist on an Old Idea and Skirting Fleeces for show and sale.