I have a love for teaching because I know that a great teacher can create a lifelong lover of making and creating! I strive to be that great teacher especially for some of the mediums like felting that aren’t as common anymore. Long live the felt!
Nicole Gillies is a Michigan-based textile and fiber artist. She is an alumnus of the College for Creative Studies in Detroit where her focus was the Fiber Arts, more specifically felting and corset making. She has a Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and works as a Children’s Librarian, sharing her love of art with her children and the young people of her community. She is a ravenous felter and owner of Roving Eye Textiles, making beautiful flowers, vessels, and Nuno scarves for galleries and art festivals in the Detroit area.