Holy Threads: Spinning Gold in Myanmar

Posted Jan. 30, 2013, at 2:05 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 30, 2013, at 2:20 p.m.

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 10:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Location: Anderson Inn at Quarry Hill, 30 Community Drive, Camden, Maine

For more information: Devon Smith; 207-230-6114;

Presented by Linda Cortright, editor, Wild Fibers magazine

Location: Quarry Hill

In Myanmar (formerly Burma), villagers spin lotus stalks into a unique fiber once used for monks’ robes and now prized by Italian fashion designers. Known for her lively talks and stunning photography of indigenous peoples, Cortright weaves the tale of a faraway and fascinating culture.

Free, but registration required. Call 207-230-6114 or email

Part of Quarry Hill’s Adventures in Living Well series.