2/26/2018 10:45:00 AM Loom highlights Cabin Fever Flea Market
Colton Duoos of Stewartville, right, works at a loom at the Stewartville Area Historical Society’s 22nd annual Cabin Fever Flea Market at the Stewartville Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 14. Looking on are Lori Feltis, the owner of the loom, center; and Ginnie King. “I have two-harness and four-harness looms,” Feltis said. “You move your feet on the treadle, and it moves up and down. That’s all you do.”
Lori Feltis brought one of her looms to the Stewartville Civic Center on Saturday, Feb. 17. Feltis, a Stewartville area farmer, sat with her rug maker at the Stewartville Area Historical Society's 22nd annual Cabin Fever Flea Market from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day. Feltis has 11 looms at her home just east of Stewartville, including nine full-sized and two miniature table looms. Rug-making has been in her family for a long time... For more on this story pick up your copy of the Feb. 27 Stewartville STAR.