Born in the West Country of Devon, England, Julia studied textile design in her native land. She moved to the USA and received her MFA at the University of Kansas. Her work has been widely exhibited and collected in the United States and Europe. Julia is also featured in many Art and Craft books. She has over 40 years experience working in the field, as an artist, teacher, and antique restorer. She enjoys teaching fiber arts to all ages, and shares her knowledge, skills, and love of the textile medium with students at The Waldorf School of Santa Barbara as well as the Gaucho REC Weaving classes and the Acorn Gathering and through private classes. As a teacher, Julia’s goal is to inspire a lifetime of artistic self-expression through the simplicity of sustainable textile handcrafts.