MEET THE MAKER
Emelie Weber is a weaver and fiber artist living and working in Frankfort, KY.
Emelie was born and raised in central Ohio and considers herself a lifelong maker. She attended Columbus College of Art & Design for a year, then moved to Kentucky when she transferred to Berea College in 2011. There, she worked as an apprentice weaver and studied studio art with a concentration in fibers. In 2014, Emelie received the Sarah Fuller Smith Loom Award and an 8 shaft jack loom to continue weaving.
Emelie founded Lunadendron in 2017 as a means to share her passion for handwoven and handmade textiles. She weaves home decor, accessories and fiber art on her jack loom, as well as a variety of frame looms. Her work is inspired by the relationship between memory and the natural landscape. Emelie also enjoys spinning yarn, soft sculpture, embroidery, and drawing.
Emelie's work can be found year round at Silo Ridge Makers Market in Frankfort, KY.