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Meet Vanessa Lauria

Vanessa Lauria weaver

Vanessa Lauria is  newest instructor at Blue Sky! She is a talented artist and the founder of pidge pidge. She weaves modern scarves, accessories and home decor that merge the craft of traditional weaving with a passion for modern color and texture. Her work is colorful and vibrant, and she loves to experiment with unique fibers and play with unexpected color combinations. Vanessa has previously taught weaving workshops in Buffalo and Joshua Tree, CA. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus on Fibers from Syracuse University. Follow her weaving and natural dye adventures on instagram. Subscribe to her newsletter.

Vanessa is the instructor for Beginning Tapestry Weaving.

Creative Approach



Take a peek in Vanessa’s studio + learn about her process here: bit.ly/pidgespacetocreate



Get to know this color and fiber enthusiast in a fun interview on the podcast, “Elise Gets Crafty”: bit.ly/pidgepidgepodcast



Read about the cyclical weaving trend and how we’re reinventing it for the new milennium : bit.ly/pidgeCIA