Norma Smayda is a master weaver, teacher, and author. She established the Saunderstown Weaving School in 1974. She learned to weave in Norway, and Scandinavian design, colors, and weave structures continue to be an important focus of her work. She also specializes in the contributions of William Henry Harrison Rose and of Bertha Gray Hayes, and is the coauthor of?Weaving Designs by Bertha Gray Hayes: Miniature Overshot Patterns. More recently Smayda has immersed herself in weaving with fan reeds, and in designing and exhibiting her ondul?textiles. She has received the New England Weavers Seminar Weaver of Distinction Award, and she is a past president of the Handweavers Guild of America.

Gretchen White is a weaver, knitter, and quilter, with a particularinterest in the structure of textiles and knitted fabrics and in thegeometric forms they can produce. She likes good cloth and honestmaterials.

NatRea, a Rhode Island photographer, specializes in portraits and in interior and exteriorphotography for designers, architects, and magazines.

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