ELSIE BELL AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN HAND-SPINNING

JOHN MULLARKEY
2019 recipient of the

ELSIE BELL AWARD for

EXCELLENCE IN HAND-SPINNING

The fine silk thread, hand-spun by John Mullarkey of St. Louis, MO, and used to weave these chic boot laces was awarded the Elsie Bell Award for Excellence in Hand-spinning in the Members Exhibit at the 2019 Midwest Weavers’ Conference held in Grinnell, Iowa. John’s tablet-woven laces could just as well adorn the best dress shoes.