Marla’s creations include handwoven scarves of rayon chenille, cotton and wool.
Her selections also
include a variety of hand knitted hats and ear warmers. The vibrant colors
of Marla’s chenille scarves and shawls have become her signature in the
native of the Chicago area, Marla holds a BS Degree from Southern Illinois University in Elementary
Education with a minor in Art Education, and is a certified fiber arts
educator. Marla moved to Charleston, Illinois in 1976 and learned to spin
and weave through the local weaving guild. Marla owned her own yarn shop in
Charleston for several years. She continues to attend weaving and knitting
workshops, and teaches knitting classes at Yarns
participates in area Art Fairs such as the Madison Chautauqua and the Brown
County Winter Art and Craft Fair at the Seasons Lodge in Nashville.
Besides the Brown County
Craft Gallery, where Marla is manager, she is a member of the
Brown County Craft Guild and Bloomington Spinners and Weavers Guild,.
Marla, her husband Ron, and son Scott live in Ellettsville, Indiana.