Stephenie Gaustad has been spinning, weaving, dyeing, and teaching for more than thirty-five years and has been featured in Handwoven, Spin.Off, and Shuttle Spindle & Dyepot magazines. She also hosts the DVD Spinning Cotton (Interweave). She and her husband, Alden Amos, live in the foothills of Sierra Nevada, where they build textile equipment.
"Nothing is left out. If you want to learn about cotton, flax and hemp and spinning it on a spindle or wheel...this is the book to own." --Hartford Knitting Examiner "If you've ever struggled with plant fiber--this book is exactly the guide you need." --Neauveau Fiber Art