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Christelle Burns

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Christelle Burns

Fiber Arts
TypeArtist
Email lachapeliere@hotmail.com
Mailing Address PO Box 652
 Abiquiú, NM 87510
Phone 505-685-0020
Handknit-Felted Hats of All Styles for Men & Women, Knitted Lace Shawls

Having always been a hat person and an avid knitter, the transition to hat-making was a natural one. The myriad colors, textures, combinations of fibers, and patterns contribute to the creative process I enjoy and help me work toward the "perfect hat". The long hours of knitting, boiling and shaping result in a creation that is never repeated exactly. Each hat is unique.

My different styles most likely reflect my growing-up days all over Europe and now my life here in the Southwest where I appreciate the colors of the sky, earth and plants that remind me a little of the colors of Provence I loved so much in my youth. Abiquiu is my home now where I live with my husband, daughters, five cats and five rescued adorable dogs.